Billie Eilish Addresses Backlash Over Resurfaced Video

Billie Eilish Addresses Backlash Over Resurfaced Video

Billie Eilish remains to be having some main regrets from a number of years in the past when she posted insensitive feedback on-line. Though the pop star has apologized for her actions, she admitted she continues to battle with how she behaved.

In an interview with Vogue Australia, Eilish mirrored on the backlash she acquired following the resurfacing of a video by which she was seen speaking in a stereotypical Asian accent.

“I stated so many issues then that I completely don’t agree with now, or suppose the other factor,” she informed the publication.

“The weirdest factor is how nothing ever goes away as soon as it’s on the web. Each interview I did after I was 15 remains to be on the market, and I give it some thought continuously.”

Whereas Eilish insists she has grown since making these insensitive remarks, she revealed the web has made it troublesome for her to maneuver ahead.

“It’s actually bizarre how the world can see each facet of your life and reminisce about [it]. It’s so bizarre,” she defined.

“The web brings up issues from everyone’s previous and I’m like: ‘Don’t you guys perceive that everyone is extremely embarrassed and ashamed about their previous? Like, do you not take into consideration the truth that possibly you’re embarrassed of your previous, so possibly everyone else is embarrassed, too?’”

This isn’t the primary time Eilish has discovered it exhausting to cope with negativity on-line. In 2020, the singer informed “BBC Breakfast” she stopped studying the remark part on Instagram to guard her psychological well being.

“It’s like approach worse than it’s ever been proper now.…I imply, it’s insane that I even have been studying feedback up till this level. I ought to have stopped way back,” she defined. 

“It’s simply the issue that I’ve all the time needed to remain in contact with the followers and, like, hold speaking to them, and other people have ruined that for me. And for them. They’ve ruined it for them, and that sucks. I nonetheless attempt to like followers’ posts or no matter.”

Photograph: AFP / Jean-Baptiste Lacroix