Jessie J shares major career announcement and jokes she is now ‘unemployed’
Jessie J shared a major announcement and joked that she is now ‘unemployed’ in a statement shared to Instagram on Thursday.
The singer, 35, told of her decision to leave Republic Record after being signed to the label for 17 years.
In a video, Jessie headed off on an early morning walk as she explained the situation in full and thanked Republic for ‘the most amazing time of her life.’
Dressed in a black hoodie and baseball cap, she addressed her fans and said there was ‘nothing but good vibes.’
Jessie began: ‘My lawyer said that I need to make a statement about the decision that I have made. I don’t want it to feel like a huge, big thing.’
News: Jessie J, 35, shared a major announcement and joked that she is now ‘unemployed’ in a statement shared to Instagram on Thursday
She continued: ‘After 17 years I have decided to leave Republic Records. i was about six months pregnant when I made this decision.
‘Monte and Avery Lipman, and Jason Flomm have been so gracious and kind in supporting my decision and letting me go. It’s been the most amazing high and low ride of my life.
‘I just feel so grateful to have been signed to the best record label in the world. I have to just be honest with who I am and what I want from my career now.
‘There’s no negative spin it’s not dramatic. I just didn’t feel right being signed and it hasn’t for years. So, I need to stop just trusting my instincts and ask for them… so now I am unemployed.
‘I am now in the process of doing all the legalities and sorting out the music so I can put out new music and do it my way. On my time and my terms.
‘Now I have had a baby there is just no stopping me. Something happens when you have a baby and just start giving zero f**ks. But there is nothing but good vibes.
Captioning the post she added: ‘Not me looking like Johnny Depp from Charlie and the chocolate factory for my big statement.
‘Thank you Monte and Avery Lipman, Jason Flomm, and everyone who I’ve worked with at Republic for the past 17 years. What a rollercoaster. Mic drop.’
Farewell! The singer told of her decision to leave Republic Record after being signed to the label for 17 years
Mother: Jessie welcomed her first child back in May and said: ‘Now I have had a baby there is just no stopping me’
Jessie welcomed her first child back in May and shared an adorable clip with her son Sky – who she shares with her basketball player boyfriend Chanan Safir Colman – to her Instagram last week.
The singer cuddled up to her baby before showing off a series of stylish outfits which she wore for the Kids’ Choice Awards 2023 held in Abu Dhabi last week.
She told in the caption how ‘mama’s back’ as she returned to work after a short maternity leave.
In one look she showed off her incredible post-partum figure in an animal-print catsuit and ears as she strutted her stuff.