Billie Eilish slams men for sexualising women's bodies and insists she's 'never felt like a woman'
Billie Eilish gets mad when she is "sexualised" for not covering up her body.
Billie Eilish has "never felt like a woman".
The 21-year-old Grammy winner has admitted she doesn't feel "feminine" or "desirable" and has to train her brain to believe she is a "pretty girl".
In a candid interview for the Power of Women issue of Variety, she said: “I’ve never felt like a woman, to be honest with you. I’ve never felt desirable. I’ve never felt feminine. I have to convince myself that I’m, like, a pretty girl. I identify as ‘she/her’ and things like that, but I’ve never really felt like a girl.”
The 'Your Power' singer became known for wearing baggy clothes and hated it when people suddenly "sexualised" her when she showed off some skin.
She said: “I wasn’t trying to have people not sexualise me. But I didn’t want people to have access to my body, even visually. I wasn’t strong enough and secure enough to show it. If I had shown it at that time, I would have been completely devastated if people had said anything. Maybe my not really caring about being sexualised is because I’ve never felt desired or desirable.”
She continued: “I have big boobs. I’ve had big boobs since I was nine years old, and that’s just the way I am. That’s how I look. You wear something that’s at all revealing, and everyone’s like, ‘Oh, but you didn’t want people to sexualise you?’ You can suck my a**! I’m literally a being that is sexual sometimes. F*** you!”
The 'Bad Guy' hitmaker added that it's a one-sided thing as women don't comment on men's bodies in the same way.
She said: “Nobody ever says a thing about men’s bodies. If you’re muscular, cool. If you’re not, cool. If you’re rail thin, cool. If you have a dad bod, cool. If you’re pudgy, love it! Everybody’s happy with it. You know why? Because girls are nice. They don’t give a f*** because we see people for who they are!”
Check out the full interview via https://variety.com/2023/music/features/billie-eilish-body-shamers-sexualized-barbie-oscar-buzz-1235787860/.