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‘I never thought I would tour again’: Jessie J shares reflective post after car crash in 2020

Jessie J has penned an emotional and reflective post after playing a number of tour dates around the world, following a serious car crash almost derailed her career back in 2020. 

The Price Tag singer, 34, who has just played a gig at the Rock In Rio festival in Brazil, told fans she ‘never thought she would tour again’ after the accident.

Jessie said she’s ‘grateful’ she has been able to perform in recent months after the accident made her lose her voice, suffer bouts of extreme tiredness and pain, as well as tissue and nerve damage. 

‘I never thought I would tour again’: Jessie J shared reflective post with fans, after being involved in a serious car crash in 2020 causing her to lose her voice

‘I am grateful to my body and my voice that pulled through all these shows no problems, no issues,’ Jessie said in her post, which has since been deleted.

‘Tired in moments, but no sickness. After nine months of not be able to sing after a car accident with tissue and nerve damage and then being in pain for so long.’

She added: ‘I honestly never thought I would tour again.’ 

'I celebrate me, I f**king did it': The musician, 34, has already toured London, Spain, Portugal, Germany and New York this year and just played in Brazil (pictured)

‘I celebrate me, I f**king did it’: The musician, 34, has already toured London, Spain, Portugal, Germany and New York this year and just played in Brazil (pictured) 

Jessie, who has already toured London, Spain, Portugal, Germany and New York this year and just played in Brazil, finished: ‘I celebrate me in this moment. Giving myself a little pat on the back. I f**king did it. Good night.’ 

She has said previously in a question and answer session on her Instagram that she suffered damage to her neck and ear as well as gastric reflux as a result of trauma from an accident. 

Jessie was also diagnosed with Ménière’s disease – an inner ear condition that can give you vertigo as well as lead to deafness. 

Jessie shared a motivational quote with fans on Sunday which told people to value the time they have. 

Reflective: Jessie said she's 'grateful' she has been able to perform in recent months after losing her voice, suffering bouts of tiredness and pain as well as tissue and nerve damage

Reflective: Jessie said she’s ‘grateful’ she has been able to perform in recent months after losing her voice, suffering bouts of tiredness and pain as well as tissue and nerve damage

‘The biggest mistake we make in life is thinking we have time,’ the post read. ‘Be present. Be kind. Love more. Love now,’ it finished. 

Another read: ‘Today I want you to think about all that you are instead of all that you are not.’ 

In July, Jessie, who is dating Chanan Colman, reportedly told fans on stage at a show in Koki in Camden that she’s trying to conceive a child and said her ‘body is changing shape’ as a result. 

The singer fell pregnant with her first child last year after trying for a baby ‘on her own’ but announced in November she had miscarried. 

Motivational quotes: On Sunday, Jessie shared a motivational quote with fans which told people to value the time they have

Motivational quotes: On Sunday, Jessie shared a motivational quote with fans which told people to value the time they have

Another read: 'Today I want you to think about all that you are instead of all that you are not'

Another read: ‘Today I want you to think about all that you are instead of all that you are not’

The Bang Bang singer seems to be focusing on staying strong and looking on the positive side after opening up to her 11.8 million followers in an Instagram post last month about her pregnancy loss.

The star uploaded a throwback photo of herself from when she was in her teenage years, along with a heartfelt caption.

‘When I was 16 years old I wrote a list of things I wanted by the time I was 30,’ she typed out. ‘First thing on the list was to be a Mum.’

Jessie then discussed her miscarriage and the grief that still overcomes her. 

Heartbreaking: The singer fell pregnant with her first child last year after trying for a baby 'on her own' but announced in November she had miscarried

Heartbreaking: The singer fell pregnant with her first child last year after trying for a baby ‘on her own’ but announced in November she had miscarried

‘Now I’m nearly 35 and some days the grief of losing a baby and it not being easy to have one, and wanting my life in that way to look completely different to what it looks like right now just overwhelms me,’ she said.

‘I know it’s healthy and normal to have days of complete sadness and to honour all the feelings that come up, good and bad. 

‘The bad isn’t often at all and yes I could go through this moment right now today alone in private and usually do, but today I am here,’ she continued.

Jessie concluded her message by adding: ‘Because I know thousands of people around the world feel just like I do. Maybe you read this and feel the love I have for you. I hope you can. Connecting is key. Hugging you all.’

Keeping positive: The Bang Bang singer seems to be focusing on staying strong and looking on the positive side after opening up to her 11.8 million followers about her pregnancy loss

Keeping positive: The Bang Bang singer seems to be focusing on staying strong and looking on the positive side after opening up to her 11.8 million followers about her pregnancy loss

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