Billie Eilish She’s become a driving force in the body positivity movement — and she’s not about to change her views anytime soon.
Known for often sporting oversized clothing on stage, Eilish has previously spoken about choosing to keep her body out of the public eye. “No one can have an opinion because they haven’t seen what’s underneath,” she explained in an interview for a Calvin Klein ad in May 2019. “No one can say: ‘She is skinny and thick’ and ‘She is not skinny’ and ‘She has a flat butt’ and ‘She has a fat butt.’ No one can say any of that because they don’t know.”
Eilish shared similar comments in her November 2023 cover story for diverseThe issue of women’s power. “I wasn’t trying to get people to not have sex with me,” she explained of the early days of her career. “But I didn’t want people to have access to my body, even visually. I wasn’t strong and secure enough to show it. If I had shown it at the time, I would have been completely devastated if people said anything.”
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