For her ‘Vanity Fair’ cowl story interview, Billie Eilish opened up about her group’s response to the singer’s viral tank high picture and her previous ‘horrible body relationship.’
Billie Eilish, 19, regarded again on the picture of herself in a tank high that set the Internet ablaze in her cowl story for the March 2021 difficulty of Vanity Fair. Surprisingly, Billie revealed that it was her group who was extra “worried” concerning the body-shaming the picture sparked in Oct. 2020, which got here from trolls used to the pop star’s nearly solely dishevelled wardrobe.
“I think that the people around me were more worried about it than I was, because the reason I used to cut myself was because of my body,” Billie admitted in her interview with Vanity Fair, which got here out on Jan. 25. “To be quite honest with you, I only started wearing baggy clothes because of my body.”
Billie revealed that she has a more healthy mindset with regards to her physique picture now, although — which is why she might stand up to the unkind feedback from final fall. “I was really, really glad though, mainly, that I’m in this place in my life, because if that had happened three years ago, when I was in the midst of my horrible body relationship—or dancing a ton, five years ago, I wasn’t really eating,” Billie defined.
She went on to explain the extent of her past struggles with weight. “I was, like, starving myself,” Billie told the magazine. “I remember taking a pill that told me that it would make me lose weight and it only made me pee the bed—when I was 12. It’s simply loopy. I can’t even imagine, like I—wow. Yeah. I assumed that I might be the one one coping with my hatred for my physique, however I assume the web additionally hates my physique. So that’s nice.” She acknowledged that it looks like all girls are topic to this physique scrutiny, including, “The internet hates women.”
This isn’t the primary time Billie has reacted to the uproar that her tank high picture brought about. In an earlier interview with Vanity Fair, performed in Nov. 2020, Billie defined what she was doing when the viral picture was taken. “There’s this picture of me running from my car to my brother’s front door on like a 110 degree day in a tank top. And people were like, ‘Damn, Billie got fat!’ And I’m like, “Nope, this is how I look, you’ve just never seen it before!’ So that’s the most current [rumor],” she stated through the video interview.