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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Jade Thirlwall of the band Little Mix attend the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards on October 21, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)
Little Mixs Jesy Nelson says the girls have not faced any of their own #MeToo moments of sexual misconduct during their seven-year career (Picture: Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)

As movements like #MeToo and Times Up continue to unearth Hollywoods dirty secrets, it can sometimes feel as though no one is immune from the threat of sexual harassment and abuse.

But not for Little Mix.

The groups Jesy Nelson has claimed the quartet, who rose to fame after winning The X Factor in 2011, has never experienced any type of sexual misconduct during their seven year career.

And its all because of the girl power they exude, apparently.

Talking to The Times magazine, the 27-year-old insisted men are too scared and intimidated by us to try their luck.

Her bandmate Jade Thirlwall, 25, added: When we walk in a room, were a force to be reckoned with.

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We exude so much power, nobody would even try it.

A naked shot of Little Mix This image is taken from the upcoming video to new song 'Strip', which is taken from Little Mix's brand new album 'LM5'. Released this Friday, the video is co-directed by Little Mix with renowned director and photographer Rankin. The image shows the girls naked bar words written across their bodies - all things they have been called over the years. The Strip video features author and blogger Dina Tokio, Breast Cancer charity Coppafeel's Kristin Hallenga, natural hair advocate Nia The Light, journalist and mental health ambassador Bryony Gordon, Nimco Alie from Daughters of Eve (FGM activist group), model Felicity Hayward, trans model and role model Maxim Magnus, police detective constable Janey Camille, upcoming singer songwriter Alice Chater, and many other inspirational women including the girl's friends and family.
The girls hit back at the haters in music video Strip (Picture: Simon Jones PR)

The girls, however, have struggled with harassment and abuse of another kind – from online trolls.

Speaking to their 2011 win, Jesy claimed the girls – then in their late teens and early 20s – werent prepared for the outside world at all, claiming at the time they didnt even know what online articles were.

A friend texted me: “Have you seen what someone is saying about you?” Then I read horrific things about me that nobody had ever said to my face. Its awful, because you feel insecure at that age anyway, she explained, adding that she completely gets why the pressure leads some to self-harm.

We were lucky to be in a group, if we had gone through all of that on our own we would be fucked.

Meanwhile band members Perrie Edwards, 25, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 27, admitted they often still feel like children due to their early rise to fame and missing out on key childhood events like going to university.

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Recalling the day after the Black Magic hitmakers won The X Factor, Perrie admitted she started to panic and felt as though she was too young to go through with it all.

Thankfully, seven years on and heading towards their thirties, the girls say they have never felt more confident with taking on the haters.

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Hot on the heels of their fifth album LM5, they have just released a rather poignant music video to their track Strip, which encourages fans to embrace their flaws and own the negativity.

The body-positive video, which sees the group wearing the words ugly, slutty, weak and stupid all over their bodies, has been widely praised by fans and has been viewed more than 1.6 million times in less than 24 hours.

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