Ally Brooke urged other singles to “stay strong” in the face of temptation as she discussed her decision to remain a virgin until marriage.
The Fifth Harmony star, 27, spoke candidly to TMZ on Thursday about the advice she would give to others, telling those watching they were “not alone” and should “remember why you got it. made “.
Asked what she says to others, Ally explained, “If you’re trying to honor this choice, stick to it, remember why you made it and know you’re not alone.
‘Remember why you did it and know you’re not alone’: Fifth Harmony ally Brooke shared her advice to other singles on Thursday after revealing she was a virgin at age 27 years old
“Because there are people who feel like ‘I’m the only one in this boat’ but the people are with you, who have the same struggles and challenges as you.
“I’m here to encourage you to say ‘Hey stay strong I know it’s tough but you can really do it. ”
Ally went on to admit that it can be “difficult” to stay single in the industry, but she is determined to keep her end goal in mind and sees it as a “marathon” that will be rewarding in the end.
She also said that having stars like Jessica Simpson and Adriana Lima talk about being single and supporting the decision not to have premarital sex has helped her feel lonely and “empowered” in her life. decision.
Tip: Ally (pictured with Normani Hamilton, Dinah-Jane Hansen, Lauren Jauregui and Camila Cabello) told the others, “Hold on, remember why you did it and know you’re not alone “
Ally also said that while she wishes to maintain her celibacy, that doesn’t mean she can’t be “flirtatious, fun and sexy” in her music videos, it just means that there is “a certain line” that she does not want to cross.
Earlier this month, Ally proudly revealed that she was still a virgin at 27 as she spoke about her decision to abstain from sex until marriage in an interview with Dax Holt and Adam Glyn on the Hollywood Raw podcast.
‘I opened in my book on [saving myself for marriage]. I had the courage to share this. This is something close to my heart. And I still hold on to this day, ”she said of her virginity.
Personal: Ally went on to admit that it can be “difficult” to stay single in the industry, but she is determined to keep her end goal in mind and sees it as a “marathon” that will be rewarding.
She continued, “I was really happy to be able to share this with my fans and readers and show them the choice that I made. And ask them to receive it as they wish. Letting my true heart shine was the goal of this book.
When asked how being a virgin affects her love life, the singer noted that she was always transparent about her values and that her romantic partners could choose to ‘respect him or not’.
“Everyone respected him which is awesome,” said the star, who is currently in a relationship with manager Will Bracey, and had dated Troy Ogletree from 2013 to late 2015.
Saving herself for marriage: Earlier this month, Ally proudly revealed she was still a virgin as she spoke with Dax Holt and Adam Glyn about her decision to abstain from sex until marriage
“A lot of people respect the things that you sometimes look forward to sharing. What I have learned, just tell them in advance or speak for yourself. Most of the time, people will respect it, ”she advised.
Despite the “times when people would laugh” at her choice or question her honesty, Brooke says she holds the “truth” in her heart.
“It’s great to feel that respect, I’ve never felt any pressure and that’s the big part about it,” she concluded.
Pick: Ally, who made a name for herself on Fifth Harmony from 2012 to 2018 (seen in 2017) said she “was really happy to be able to share this with my fans” in her book Finding Your Harmony