The girls from Fifth Harmony are going on their separate ways to pursue their solo careers, the popular girl group announced on Monday, March 19.
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The news comes after months of rumors and speculations claiming the pop group is disbanding.
"Reflecting on the past six years since we started of X-Factor, we've realized just how far we've come and we appreciated everything so much, more now than ever," the letter posted on Twitter read. "We've really had one hell of a memorable journey together and can't begin to express our gratitude to y'all for coming along with us on this wild ride."
The letter was signed by Dinah Jane Hansen, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, and Ally Brooke Hernandez. The announcement also suggests that the girls have the intention to reunite as a girl group at some point.
A source told Entertainment Tonight that there are no hard feelings between Hansen, Kordei, Jauregui, and Hernandez. Instead, the hiatus is a way to give the girls, who have been working nonstop since they were teens, a break and time to explore their own creative projects outside of the group.
"They spent their entire teen lives together, touring, recording and promoting their projects. So, they wanted to explore themselves as individuals, as human," the unnamed individual said. "They all decided together that the end of this tour was a natural break and they could use the time to do some solo projects, whether that be albums or something else. They're happy and supportive of each other. There is no drama about this hiatus."
The source also added that Camila Cabello's departure from the group over a year ago has nothing to do with the hiatus. Fifth Harmony continues to dominate the music industry ever since the "Havana" singer went solo in 2016.
However, fans have been fearing that the group is disbanding because the remaining girls have also started pursuing projects outside of Fifth Harmony. Last Valentine's Day, Kordei released her duet with close friend Khalid titled "Love Lies," which climbed up to the Top 50 of Billboard 100 this month.
Proving that each member of the group will have equally successful solo careers, the track was streamed 11.7 million times in the United States within one week of its release.
The 21-year-old also recently signed with Stellar Songs as a songwriter.
In January, rumors claimed that Jauregui is leaving Epic Records in favor of Columbia to release her solo album.
pic.twitter.com/4rDpt7sXvQ — Fifth Harmony (@FifthHarmony) March 19, 2018