Billie Eilish On Receiving Hate For Swimsuit Post: “I Can't Win”
Written by B87FM on April 12, 2020
Since attaining mainstream fame, Billie Eilish’s trend decisions have been a serious speaking level relating to her profession. The Grammy-winning singer spoke about coping with the stress from having her choices critiqued at such a younger age in a brand new interview with Dazed.
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“I noticed feedback like, ‘How dare she speak about not desirous to be sexualized and put on this?!'” Eilish says, referring to an image of her in a tank high from final 12 months. She continues, referencing an image she posted on social media carrying a showering swimsuit: “It was trending. There have been feedback like, ‘I don’t like her anymore as a result of as quickly as she turns 18 she’s a whore.’ Like, dude. I can’t win. I can-not win.”
The tank high was a sharp change from the same old dishevelled garments Eilish likes to sport. She tells Dazed that she may by no means pull off a costume: “If I wore a costume to one thing, I’d be hated for it. Individuals could be like, ‘You’ve modified, how dare you do what you’ve all the time rebelled towards?’ I’m like, ‘I’m not rebelling towards something, actually.’ I can’t stress it sufficient. I’m simply carrying what I wanna put on. If there’s a day once I’m like, ‘ what, I really feel snug with my stomach proper now, and I wanna present my stomach,’ I ought to be allowed to try this.”
Eilish feels extra optimistic about her picture these days, having come to phrases with the state of affairs: “It’s not that I like (my physique) now, I simply suppose I’m a bit extra OK with it.”