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Billie Eilish on undressing in new video: ‘You’ve never seen my physique’ before

Billie Eilish is thought for her singularly unsexy style sense — however now she’s hitting again at body-shamers in a new quick movie that bares . . . her soul, principally.

The 18-year-old Grammy winner took to YouTube in a single day to share her message in a new spoken phrase quick movie known as “Not My Accountability.” The practically four-minute footage has already been considered greater than 3.5 million occasions as of Wednesday morning.

The now-viral video first depicts the pop star in her ordinary saggy threads, wading by means of what appears to be like like a pool of tar as she strips her clothes. Over a moody, ambient soundtrack, Eilish nearly solely removes her jet black tank prime close to the tip — however obscures her physique in the inky liquid as a substitute.

Throughout a efficiency on the American Airways Enviornment in Miami in March, simply before the pandemic took maintain in the US, the “Dangerous Man” singer-songwriter teased footage from the movie — to the cheers of tens of hundreds of followers.

“If I put on what’s snug, I’m not a lady,” she says in her signature breathy voice. “If I shed the layers, I’m a slut. Although you’ve never seen my physique, you continue to choose it and choose me for it. Why? We make assumptions about individuals primarily based on their dimension. We determine who they’re, we determine what they’re price. If I put on extra, if I put on much less, who decides what that makes me? What meaning? Is my worth primarily based solely on your notion? Or is your opinion of me not my duty?”

In April, Eilish discovered herself in controversy over her physique once more, after sharing a uncommon photograph of herself in a bikini through Instagram. The backlash, in accordance with Eilish, was swift.

“I noticed feedback like, ‘How dare she discuss not eager to be sexualized and put on this?!’ ” she informed Dazed journal in April. “It was trending. There have been feedback like, ‘I don’t like her anymore as a result of as quickly as she turns 18 she’s a whore.’ Like, dude. I can’t win.”

The new quick movie was produced and written by the “All the things I Needed” singer.

In an interview with Teen Vogue final yr, she defined her ordinary choice for oversize outfits.

“No one can have an opinion [on my body] as a result of they haven’t seen what’s beneath. No one could be like, ‘She’s slim-thick,’ ‘She’s not slim-thick,’ ‘She’s acquired a flat ass,’ ‘She’s acquired a fats ass.’ Nobody can say any of that as a result of they don’t know.”

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