"We're not broken up," the 25-year-old singer confirmed. "Honestly, we just want the best for each other ... We've been a family for the past 6 years, and we're all just taking new chapters as it comes, as life changes, as life comes at us."
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For Maldonado, that means exploring a new side of herself through her solo project.
I fulfill a part of myself in Pentatonix," she explained. "And then, we can all step away individually, and do the specific things we like, because we're all so different in musical tastes."
Watch the video below for more of our chat with Maldonado.
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Maldonado, who is going by kirstin™ for her solo stint, dropped her debut single early Friday morning.Read more at Entertainment Tonight