Little Mix's Jesy Nelson filming BBC documentary about mental health

Mail Online | 3/20/2019 | Kate Thomas for MailOnline
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She's become an icon of female empowerment and a role model for her fans.

And Jesy Nelson has announced she had teamed up with the BBC for an upcoming documentary exploring body image and mental health, titled Jesy Nelson: My Story.

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The Little Mix singer will look at how growing up in a social media-fuelled age of selfies, body shaming and trolling is having a profound impact on the mental health of young people.

Having lived in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the media for the past seven years, the 27-year-old star will bring this unique insight and passion to the documentary.

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She is set to share her very personal experiences, as well as talking to young people who have been affected.

Jesy commented: 'This is a project really close to my heart, and I’m delighted to be working with the BBC on a documentary that will both challenge me personally and also highlight a hugely important issue affecting young people today.'

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Fiona Campbell, Controller of BBC Three, says: 'BBC Three has a rich history of delivering impactful films and we’re really pleased that we can provide a platform for Jesy to tell her story.

'As a young female in a successful girl band where intense scrutiny from the public is the norm, Jesy offers a unique perspective on the impact social media can have on an individual and their mental health.

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'It promises to be an eye-opening watch, full of universal themes which will no doubt resonate with our audience.'

David Brindley, Head of Commissioning, Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment at the BBC, says: 'We’re delighted to be working with Jesy on what promises to be a very personal...
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