Jessie J appears ready to delve into her split from Channing Tatum as she announces her next album is coming
Jessie J seems to be ready to share some of the intimate details of her romantic life, and possibly her former relationship with Channing Tatum.
The 33-year-old singer–songwriter shared with the UK’s Capital FM on Wednesday that her new LP, which doesn’t yet have a name, would kick off with a very personal breakup song.
Although she doesn’t mention him by name, the track may be inspired by her most recent ex Channing, 41, whom she began dating in 2018.
‘The first song is about being in a relationship and someone just dismissing it,’ she explained. ‘You know, when you go through a breakup and someone is like, “OK, bye.”
Getting personal: Jessie J, 33, shared with the UK’s Capital FM on Wednesday that her new LP would kick off with a breakup song that may be about her ex Channing Tatum; seen together in January 2020 in LA
‘One of my favorite songs is about just going for it and jumping in at the deep end,’ she added.
Jessie (born Jessica Cornish) was first linked to Channing in October of 2018 when they were seen together in Seattle.
A month later, the Logan Lucky star was spotted at one of her concerts with his daughter Everly, whom he shares with his ex-wife Jenna Dewan, while the singer also caught up with a London performance of his Magic Mike Live show, which he wrote and helmed.
The couple reportedly separated in November 2019, only to reunite by January of the following year.
Tough subject: ‘The first song is about being in a relationship and someone just dismissing it,’ she explained. ‘You know, when you go through a breakup and someone is like, “OK, bye”‘; seen in January 2020 in LA
The relationship was short-lived, though, and they went their separate ways in April.
Since then, the songstress has moved on with a new boyfriend, the dancer Max Pham Nguyen.
Channing has recently been spotted out several times with Zoe Kravitz, though the two haven’t publicly confirmed a relationship.
A source told People last month that they were ‘inseparable.’
Although Jessie told Billboard in July that she had finished her upcoming album, she appears to have flown to New York to record some new songs to flesh out the LP.
She also opened up about the pressure she feels to repeat the success of her 2011 debut Who You Are, which reached number 11 on the Billboard 200 album charts.
It’s over: Jessie and Channing began dating in late 2019, but they separated for good in April of last year; pictured in January 2020 in West Hollywood
New love: Since then, the songstress has moved on with a new boyfriend, the dancer Max Pham Nguyen
‘I feel like all you try to do is beat your best moment,’ she said. ‘I am still trying to beat my first album and I am trying to roll with the years and the times.’
She admitted that she’s struggled to change with the rapidly evolving music business.
‘The whole industry is so different now. I feel like every artist has that moment or that song they are remembered for and I feel like I am still trying to beat my first album.’
Although her debut album peaked at number 11 on the Billboard 200 album charts in the US, her follow-up failed to chart in the US, though it still performed well in the UK.
By 2014, she had another top 10 album on her hands with Sweet Talker, but her 2018 release R.O.S.E. lost momentum after she opted to release it separately in four parts.