The Sun newspaper's showbiz editor Gordon Smart spoke to Daybreak about JLS' rumoured split.
He said: "Normally in these kind of circumstances there has been some kind of fallout," he added, "In this case it is genuinely an amicable split.
"They're very mature, they've had everything planned from day one and I think they've just made the decision that it's best to part before there's a fallout."
The boyband JLS are to split after six years together. They have said will bow out with a farewell tour and a greatest hits album.Read the full story ›
Speaking to The Sun newspaper, JLS said:
We wanted to finish on a high. Were finishing with an arena tour - our third arena tour - and that is a massive achievement.
The last five or so years have been nothing short of incredible. It has been an incredible journey.
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Just came on to find out JLS are splitting up... This is actually really upsetting and to think itll be our boys one day upsets me even more
i have huge respect for jls because they treat their fans so well and you can tell they genuinely appreciate them
Sad to hear about JLS . Wish them all the best of luck in what they go on to do.
JLS shot to fame after being discovered on ITV's X Factor. They revealed to The Sun that they would split with a farewell tour after five years together.
Speaking to The Sun newspaper singer Marvin said:
It's an emotional time. There's no getting away from that. We have been through so much together.
But we have to be mature and look at this decision as a celebration of what we managed to achieve. We never wanted to overstay our welcome.
Speaking to The Sun, singer Aston said: “It’s just that time. We are still best of friends and always will be — but this is the end.”
Boyband JLS performed 34 shows across the UK in 2012.Read the full story ›