“I don’t blame the girls for how it went down,” the “Bam Bam” performer, 25, sings on the album’s third monitor, “Psychofreak.” Cabello confirmed that these lyrics are a reference to her former bandmates — Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui — throughout an interview with Reuters revealed on Thursday, April 7.
She continued: “That song is basically about anxiety and all of the different things that have made up like my journey with anxiety and starting off really young in the industry.”
Cabello introduced that she had determined to go away Fifth Harmony in December 2016, after practically 5 years within the group. The remaining members shared an announcement of their very own confirming her departure, claiming that they have been blindsided by the “Havana” singer’s resolution.
“After four and a half years of being together, we have been informed via her representatives that Camila has decided to leave Fifth Harmony. We wish her well,” they wrote by way of Twitter on the time. “That being said, we are excited to announce that we will be moving forward with the four of us … for our fans.”
Cabello, for her half, denied that the remainder of the band was “unaware” of her unhappiness and need to stop the group.
The “Crying in the Club” songstress had a tense relationship with Brooke, 28, Kordei, 25, Jane, 24, and Jauregui, 25, within the wake of her departure, with the band publicly throwing shade at her throughout their efficiency on the MTV VMAs in August 2017.
“It definitely hurt my feelings,” Cabello advised the New York Times in January 2018 concerning the jab. “I wasn’t expecting it, I wasn’t prepared for it — especially because at that point I’d moved on from it. I was just like, ‘What? Why?’”
The “Havana” singer continued: “I think there’s a healthy amount of space you need to give certain things. I have to make space for the good stuff to happen in my life. I don’t like holding onto the past, especially when it’s stuff that, in my opinion, is just petty.”
In March 2018, Fifth Harmony introduced that they’d determined to take a hiatus after six years collectively. The foursome has subsequently launched into their very own solo endeavors, which Cabello says has helped them transfer ahead and let go of the previous. “We have been like supportive of each other through like DMs and stuff,” Cabello advised Reuters. “I’m like in a in a really good place with, with them.”