Billie Eilish endorsed the idea that "Instagram isn't real" after being criticised by body shamers.
The 18-year-old pop star has taken to TikTok to address the issue of body shaming, after she was mocked by a Twitter user named @GamesNosh for wearing a casual outfit earlier this week. @GameNosh captioned snap, "in 10 months Billie Eilish has developed a mid-30's wine mom body."
Billie — who just won Best New Artist, Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards — was seen sporting a beige tank top and a pair of shorts — posted a video from blogger Chizi Duru about body shaming. The video said: "Can we normalise normal bodies?
"Ya'll got to start normalising real bodies, OK? Not everyone has a wagon behind them, OK? Guts are normal. They're normal. Boobs sag, especially after breastfeeding. Instagram isn't real."
In case someone needed a reminder.... pic.twitter.com/xlLiLVWTsk— Chizi Duru (@ChiziDuru) October 7, 2020
@GamesNosh's tweet prompted fans to come to her defence. Among them is 2 Broke Girls star Kat Dennings, who tweeted, "Anyone reacting to @billieeilish having a normal body has to take a hard look at themselves. As someone who looked exactly like that at her age, it’d be nice for this unhealthy nonsense to f*** right off. She’s beautiful and normal goodbye!"
Anyone reacting to @billieeilish having a normal body has to take a hard look at themselves. As someone who looked exactly like that at her age, it’d be nice for this unhealthy nonsense to fuck right off. She’s beautiful and normal goodbye!— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) October 14, 2020
Billie is well-known for her eye-catching fashion sense, which often sees her wearing oversized outfits from major luxury brands such as Burberry and Louis Vuitton.
And the chart-topping star previously admitted she's adopted her distinctive style in order to retain a degree of mystery about herself.
She explained in a Calvin Klein commercial: "I never want the world to know everything about me. I mean, that’s why I wear big baggy clothes. Nobody can have an opinion because they haven’t seen what’s underneath, you know?
"Nobody can be like, 'Oh, she’s slim-thick, she’s not slim-thick, she got a flat a**, she got a fat a**.' Nobody can say any of that because they don’t know.'"
Billie has also admitted she likes to dress in a way that takes her out of her "comfort zone".
She explained: "I just like dressing out of my comfort zone. I want to dress in a way that if I was in a room full of people wearing regular clothes, I would be like, ‘Oh, I bet everyone's looking at me.’ I want to feel that way. That's my casual." — BANG
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