Normani Kordei Insists There’s No Bad Blood Between Fifth Harmony Members
The women of Fifth Harmony harbor no ill will toward each other, says member Normani Kordei, so relax.
Fans took issue with the way Normani described fellow member Camila Cabello in a recent interview, sparking rumors that there was some in-fighting within the group.
While participating in a Facebook live interview with Galore, Normani was asked to describe the other members in one word. She described Ally Brooke as “sunshine,” said Lauren Jauregui doubles a “therapist” and Dinah Jane is "the turn up queen.”
But when the time came to talk about Camila, Normani paused for a second — which fans took as a clear sign of some major rift lurking deep within the confines of Fifth Harmony’s interpersonal relationships.
"She is...let's see. Camila. Very quirky. Yeah," she said. "Very quirky. Cute.”
After several fans expressed their concerns on Twitter, Normani posted a lengthy statement, denying the rumors of a possible feud. In it, she maintained that she has "love and respect for all four of my bandmates whether you choose to believe it or not," though she didn't address Camila by name.
Read Normani's full statement below.
I would like to address an issue that has been completely blown out of proportion.
It is a shame that after four years together as a group I have to address foolishness manufactured by those that have absolutely no idea what goes on. I have shown nothing but commitment for the success of Fifth Harmony even promoting on my days off but yet I always find myself as the target of unjust hate and slander. It's just not right. I give 110% on and off stage because I am true to myself and the artistry. We learn in life that evil spirits exist and people don't always treat you fairly but you continue to love anyway. I have love and respect for all four of my bandmates whether you choose to believe it or not.
My conscience and spirit are clear. For those of you who enjoy speculating and creating drama that doesn't exist, please keep in mind that myself and the other girls in the group are PEOPLE, we feel hurt and sadness just like everyone else. Your perception of me isn't equivalent to who I am or what God and my family have instilled in me, so regardless of those who plant false seeds in an attempt to diminish me, it just won't work. The smartest thing you can do is recognize that making assumptions and passing judgment on others is wrong.
I am here to offer great music and performance along with my girls. This is our story so let us write it our way, instead of you trying to write it for us. I have given so much of myself to you by choice. I choose to LET YOU IN. I have seen many things throughout these past four years that could've changed me as a person but I continue to smile through it all. I am the keeper of my heart and I'm not meant for everyone to understand but you can respect me while trying to.
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