Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall admits she 'misses home' as she shares snap of happier times in South Shields

Little Mix singer Jade Thirlwall has told fans she misses South Shields as coronavirus stops her from returning to her home town.

Tuesday, 7th April 2020, 9:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th April 2020, 4:19 pm

The Sanddancer is currently living in London, but with many of her family members living in the North East it will be a worrying time for the singer to be so far away from loved ones.

The photos, which were taken on a trip home before the UK entered lockdown, show the star appearing to dance on the beach wearing a black and white oversized sweatshirt. The caption simply read: ‘missing home.’

Jade Thirlwall posted on Instagram about how she misses home during the coronavirus pandemic.

The post, which was uploaded on Monday with South Shields tagged as the location, has since racked up more than 13,000 likes from fans all around the world.

Hailed by many as a South Shields girl through and through, Jade makes regular visits to her home town and even opened bar Arbeia in the town centre in a bid to help local nightlife thrive.

And with the whole of the UK in the same boat as the star as the live under the Government’s restrictions, many of her supporters are sure to understand the struggles of being away from their families.

The lockdown rules, which were imposed two weeks ago, mean that residents – with exceptions for key workers – must stay at home and only leave the house to shop for essential items and one form of daily exercise.

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall is known for her love of South Shields.

But despite her homesickness Jade appears to be keeping herself busy with the welcome distractions of Disney Lego and the small matter promoting the band’s new single Break Up Song.

The track was released at the end of March and has been a hit with fans, reaching number nine in the charts.

The video was shared with fans for the first time on Thursday, March 12, showing candid footage taken from the band’s most recent tour, along with shots of those nearest and dearest to the band.

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