Jessie J says no to entourage

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 6 March 2011

This article is from 2011.

Jessie J

Jessie J

Jessie J insists she will always stay grounded and has vowed not to have an entourage

Jessie J will never have an entourage.

The 'Do It Like a Dude' singer - who recently picked up the Brit Awards' Critics' Choice prize - is uncomfortable with fame and plans to surround herself with friends and family who won't agree with everything she says.

Jessie explained: "I don't have any yes-men around me. I have friends that want to come round and play Wii, eat spaghetti Bolognese and talk to me about stuff other than music. I've never been that girl and I've got a great family and friends. It's important to stay grounded."

The 22-year-old pop star also revealed she struggles to deal with negative comments and can't understand why people would ever get obsessed with her.

She explained: "You don't go to pop star school to learn how to be a pop star or how to be papped, you just have to get on with it.

"That's the kind of thing people think, that if you sign up to be a singer-songwriter you know how to deal with people setting up hate websites or people being obsessed with you and crying when you touch them, but you don't, you just have to deal with it."

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