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
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.
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 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.
Girl band Little Mix will take to the stage at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on July 27 alongside Scouting for Girls.
The X Factor winners have sold more than three million singles and two million albums worldwide. The group is made up of Jade and Perrie, who are from South Tyneside, and also Leigh-Anne and Jesy.
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.
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.
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.
Girl band Little Mix have announced they will be back in the North East next Spring as part of a national arena tour.
They performed at the Metro Radio Live concert on Friday night.
Fans can see them at the Metro Radio Arena on May 17 next year.