Little Mix forced to cancel shows after Jesy Nelson falls ill

Little Mix have been forced to cancel two gigs after Jesy Nelson became unwell.

The X Factor winners were due to play a matinee and evening show at the SSE arena in Belfast on Thursday.

But fans were told that the shows had been cancelled only after the doors opened for the afternoon performance.

Jesy Nelson was taken unwell. Credit: PA Wire

A statement from gig promoter Aikens said:

We regret to announce that both Little Mix shows at the SSE Arena will not take place today due to Jesy being unwell and not able to perform.