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Fans back Perrie Edwards after TV show 'threat'

Fans have sent supportive tweets to the mother of Perrie Edwards after she tweeted her upset at Holby City. A script line from the show saw a character talk about cutting off Perrie's head with a rusty chainsaw

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@mothergoose2020 debbie I cant believe they said that :( I made an official complaint they cant get away with such a nasty comment

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@mothergoose2020 it's sucks that grown adults are doing this, it breaks my heart, because she doesn't deserve is, she's too sweet

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“@mothergoose2020: Anyone watching Holby city ??? Really http://t.co/yeKrInjCMl x” yes i saw it! Really scary right?

Little Mix fans' Holby City anger

Perrie Edwards Credit: PA

Little Mix fans have tweeted their anger after a script line in Holby City said, 'all I have to do is track down Perrie Edwards, chop of her head with a rusty chainsaw and marry Zayn'.

Perrie's mother Debbie also tweeted to say she was upset by the programme.

Leigh, Jade, Perrie and Jesy from Little Mix Credit: PA

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Perrie Edwards 'threatened' on Holby City

The mother of Little Mix star Perrie Edwards tweeted her distress last night when her daughter was 'threatened' during a Holby City scene. In it, an actor playing a One Direction fan threatened to 'cut off her head with a rusty chainsaw'.

Perrie is engaged to One Direction singer Zayne Malik. Her mother, Debbie, was watching the programme at her South Tyneside home.

Little Mix on charity mission to raise money

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Really miss little Bruce ?? so honoured to be a part of #sportrelief n the amazing work they do xxjadexx http://t.co/OmHBSDuNel

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Little Mix stars Leigh-Anne, Jesy, Jade and Perrie have released a new video for Word Up. The girls, two of them from South Tyneside, are raising money for Sport Relief.

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Here it is guys!!! Our video for our @sportrelief single #WordUp on @vevo_uk!! Hope you love it http://t.co/5LVLfmyjMR xx Little Mix xx

The girls from South Shields taking America by storm

Girlband Little Mix have done what so many other British bands have tried and failed to do - and cracked America.

Two of the band's members, Jade and Perrie, are from South Shields and we have been following their successes since they won the X factor just over two years ago.

They are now being called the biggest girlband in the world.

Katie Oakes looks back at their journey to the top.

Watch her full report below.

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Little Mix achieve the American dream

Little Mix's album went to number one in the iTunes album charts earlier this month in America.

They are on tour there at the moment and their name has been up in lights in New York's famous Times Square.

For those who have followed them since their first auditions on X Factor in 2011, like Metro Radio DJ Dan Black, it's little wonder they're making their mark across the pond.

Little Mix take America!

The group have been a huge success in America Credit: Charles Guerin/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

The girlband Little Mix have done what so many British bands have failed to do - and cracked America.

Half of the band are from South Shields and just over two years since becoming the first group to ever win the X factor, their album is number one in the US iTunes charts and their name is up in lights in New York's Times Square.

Little Mix perform a concert for their fans at The Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square Credit: Charles Guerin/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment
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