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Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall reveals band changed their name because of beau Jordan

Little Mix singer Jade Thirlwall has revealed the shock reason that the band changed their name.The girl band were formed on The X Factor over 10 years ago back in 2011, and when Jade, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and former member Jesy Nelson were first put into the group they were initially called Rhythmix. And now Jade, 29, has revealed that it was thanks to her now-boyfriend, Rizzle Kicks’ Jordan Stephens, that the girls changed their name in the first place.

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