Camila Cabello Shares Where She Stands With Fifth Harmony Members

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Camila Cabello isn't placing any blame on the other four members of Fifth Harmony following her exit from the group in 2016. 

Cabello seemingly addressed the split on the track, "Psychofreak," off her new album Familia -- which she also performed on Saturday Night Live, where she served as this week's musical guest.

In the song, Cabello sings, "I don't blame the girls for how it went down."

Cabello spoke with Reuters ahead of her April 8 album release where she confirmed that the lyrics were in fact about her former group members -- Normani Kordei, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui. In the interview, the "Bam Bam" singer told the publication that the song was "basically about anxiety and all of the different things that have made up my journey with anxiety and starting off really young in the industry."

The group has stayed in touch since the split, with Cabello telling the outlet that she's "in a really good place" with her former bandmates.
 
"We have been supportive of each other through like, DMs and stuff," she shared. "I'm in a really good place with them."

In Dec. 2016, Fifth Harmony announced that Cabello was leaving the group in a statement shared to Instagram.

"After 4 and a half years of being together, we have been informed via her representatives that Camila has decided to leave Fifth Harmony," the statement read. "We wish her well."

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But the singer's exit didn't come without drama -- in addition to the group's statement, which accused Cabello of leaving without talking to the girls, Fifth Harmony took a jab at the "Havana" singer during their 2017 MTV VMAs performance, in which fifth woman was abruptly yanked from the stage before the rest of the group began singing -- a moment Cabello said "hurt her feelings."

"I think there's a healthy amount of space you need to give certain things," she told the New York Times in 2017. "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."

The group later disbanded, with Fifth Harmony announcing in March 2018 that after six years together, they would be taking a hiatus.
 
"We are all very excited and grateful to be able to take this time to learn and grow creatively and really find out footing as individuals," the group said in a statement. "In doing this we are allowing ourselves to gain new experiences, strengths and perspectives that we can bring back to our Fifth Harmony family."

All five members of the group have gone on to pursue solo projects and other endeavors, including Cabello, who spoke to ET in March about the inspiration behind her new album.

"For me, my process is really cathartic," she said. "It’s me kind of singing anything that I think about and feel into a microphone. I do like seven takes of that. I do that for like 25 minutes, and then me and my collaborators talk about it. Then we are like, ‘Oh, you said this, that was really cool.’ We brainstorm, we fill it in and then that becomes a song."

And Cabello’s process is clearly working. According to the songstress, the people who have heard the new record can already sense a change in the music.  

"I feel like a lot of people have told me, 'This feels different than your other albums,'" Cabello added. "That it feels more grounded. It feels more honest ... there was no barrier of pressure, of anxiety. It was very unfiltered."

See more on her new music in the video below.

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