Little Mix reveal they’ve clashed with ‘powerful men’ in music industry just weeks after split from Simon Cowell
LITTLE Mix say they have clashed with “powerful men” in the music industry.
The X Factor winners’ says they are “winning” against sexism – weeks after the split from Simon Cowell’s label Syco.
Simon Cowell has cut ties with Little Mix after extraordinary row that has rocked the music industryPlanet Photos
They made number 3 in the charts this week with album LM5.
And the girls claim they are fighting back against the male dominated music industry through their music.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock told the Daily Star: “We were as ballsy as we could be with this album.
“We still face sexism in the industry. We’ve been told what we should and shouldn’t do.
Little Mix are happy to let their music do the speakingGetty – Contributor
Leigh-Anne Pinnock says she is yet to see a female boss of a record labelAlamy Live News
“We learned to put our foot down and make sure we are taken seriously as four strong women who have opinions. It’s been a struggle.
She added: “There are still not enough powerful women in the industry compared to men and that needs to change.”
The popsters bagged £3.4million before splitting from their mentor.
They parted ways from the X Factor boss amid claims of a huge row.
Leigh-Anne said: “We’ve had our fair share of arguments with powerful men over what we want to do and how things should be done.
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“I guess this album shows that we’re winning.
“There still is a lot that needs to be done in the music industry, but in terms of our careers we are in the driver’s seat more than ever because we speak up for ourselves, we stick together and make sure our opinions are treated as validly as any man’s.”
She said she was yet to sit in a board room with a “female boss”.
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