Camila Cabello has left Fifth Harmony, the group officially announced late Sunday night.
The news was confirmed by the group in a tweet to their fans:
— Fifth Harmony (@FifthHarmony) December 19, 2016
The message states the girls were “informed via her representatives that Camila has decided to leave Fifth Harmony.”
Simon Cowell formed the girl group and mentored them on the American version of The X Factor in 2012. Since then, the group has released two albums and their song “Worth It,” twas heir first Top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart last summer.
The remaining girls Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane Hansen and Lauren Jauregui will continue the group as a four-some.
The news comes just hours after the group performed that the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour in Florida.
Update: Camila said she did not want to leave the group in this way in a message posted to her social media on Monday afternoon.
— Camila Cabello (@camilacabello97) December 19, 2016
Cabello suggests rather than leaving, she was forced out of the group, saying she like the other members of the group had also discussed having solo projects on the side.
The 19-year-old has been making solo music before collaborating with Shawn Mendes on I Know What You Did Last Summer, and her duet with Machine Gun Kelly Bad Things reached the No. 10 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.