Former Sugababe Keisha Buchanan made peace with her former bandmates in an emotional reunion this evening.
Keisha left the group to in 2009 amidst rumours of fall-outs with other members Heidi Range and Amelle Berrabah, but today they put their differences behind them, speaking for the first time in almost two years at the Barclaycard Wireless festival in London.
Amelle exclusively told BANG Showbiz: “I was really nervous when we saw her, but we had a little chat and I feel like we can now put everything behind us, my heart now feels complete.”
The teary reunion saw Keisha – the last remaining original member of the group to leave - make the first move, approaching her former band mates in the backstage Barclays Unwind area of the festival.
A BANG Showbiz reporter who witnessed the reunion, said: “It was really tense. Sugababes were already here where Kesha arrived.
“After a short while talking with her friends, Keisha took the plunge and spoke to the girls. It was very emotional, both her and Heidi hugged for ages and were crying. They had a brief chat, Keisha even hugged Amelle before she left.
“Heidi said afterward she was shaking with nerves.”
Keisha was replaced in the group by Jade Ewen, giving the band an entirely different line up to the when it started in 1998 with Keisha, Mutya Buena and Siobhan Donaghy.
Heidi is the second longest serving member, replacing Siobhan in 2001, while Amelle replaced Mutya in 2005.