Alexandra Burke, who beat JLS in the X Factor 2008 final, tweeted that she had "tears in my eyes" over the boyband's split.
I'm speechless at my boys deciding to spilt. I honestly don't think it's that time for them. They have so much more to achieve..
I have tears in my eyes as I type this. My love for @jlsofficial is unreal. I will always support them and I wish them all the best...
Their talent speaks for itself... They will all go on to amazing things in life. Love you my bothers @jlsofficial xx
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