Billie Eilish has been making headlines recently for talking about her sexual orientation. The young artist has been under scrutiny since she attained stardom. Netizens have always mocked her fashion style, and when she became more attuned to her femininity, they rejected that as well. However, the ‘bad guy’ singer faced a bigger backlash for talking about her inclination towards women.
Recently, Billie Eilish graced the Variety cover for hitmakers of 2023. She was part of the ‘Barbie’ album, which went on to become the highest-grossing film of 2023. During the interview, Billie said that she has not felt like a woman. Also, during the red carpet event of the Hitmakers event, the anchor asked her about coming out. After that appearance, the Grammy-winning singer faced a major backlash, and now she is calling out the media outlet.
Billie Eilish Sarcastically Thanks Variety For Outing Her
Over the years, Billie Eilish’s sexual orientation has been speculated. After the breakup with Jesse Rutherford, Billie was spotted cozying up with Ava Capri, which sparked rumors about her sexuality. Recently, she appeared on Variety’s Hitmakers cover. During the cover interview, the singer admitted that she is attracted to women.
Later, Billie Eilish was asked by an interviewer from Variety about whether she came out during a red carpet event. Eilish said, “No, I didn’t. But I kind of thought, ‘Wasn’t it obvious?’ I didn’t realize people didn’t know.” She continued, “I just don’t really believe in it. I’m just like, ‘Why can’t we just exist?’ I’ve been doing this for a long time, and I just didn’t talk about it. Whoops.”
Billie Eilish received heavy backlash after she came out. The artist lost around 100,000 followers. Now, on her Instagram, Billie called out the media outlet for making her come out. She wrote, “Thanks Variety for my award and also outing me on a red carpet at 11 am instead of talking to me about anything else that matters.” She added, “I like boys and girls leave me alone about it please literally who cares.”
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The Singer Said She Doesn’t Feel Like A Woman
During the Hitmakers event at Variety, Billie Eilish gave a moving speech. In her speech, Eilish said that she does not feel like a woman, and for the longest time, the singer felt that she did not fit into being a woman.
Billie Eilish said, “For a couple years, because of that insecurity, I became almost like very ‘pick me’ about it and I’d be like, ‘Well, I’m not like other girls ‘cause I don’t do this and this.’”
The ‘lonely’ singer added, “I’ve grown to be very resentful of that period of time because I’m so much more interested in being like other girls, because other girls are f**king tight and I love women.”
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