Little Mix appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show on Saturday night and fans were excited to see them.
But they were noticiably missing their fellow band mate Jesy Nelson, as Perrie Edwards, 27, Jade Thirlwall, 27, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 29, appeared on the programme without her.
It was the girl band's first TV appearance since Jesy Nelson announced her extended break from the group.
They appeared on the ITV chat show following the release of their sixth album 'Confetti', the Manchester Evening News reports.
Jesy, 29, revealed she was taking a break earlier this week, after pulling out of the final of Little Mix The Search and hosting the MTV EMAs.
A spokesman for the band said: "Jesy is having extended time off from Little Mix for private medical reasons.
"We will not be issuing any further comment currently and ask media to please respect her privacy at this time."
It is not clear if their appearance on the Jonathan Ross Show was filmed before the announcement as the remaining trio performed and chatted with the host, hinting at the pressures the band faces.
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After watching the clip from the X Factor days, Perrie admits: "I don't think we expected it to be this hard. When you're young and you think of being a popstar, you think, 'Oh I want everyone to love me and ask for my autograph…' then you get thrown into it and you're like, 'Holy s*** balls it's a lot.'
"We don't rest, we don't sleep. But we love success so we're willing to work for it and it's been an amazing 10 years!"
Leigh-Anne also added: "People don't see how hard it is, the things that go on behind the scenes. People don't understand the pressure.
"People sometimes see popstars and think, 'Oh it is glam and glitz', but really it's hard."
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