Billie Eilish on Coming Out: ‘Wasn’t It Obvious?’

“But I kind of thought, ‘Wasn’t it obvious?’… I didn’t realize people didn’t know.” Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish, the 21-year-old American singer-songwriter, recently shared insights about her sexuality in an interview for Variety’s Power of Women issue.

The singer clarified that her intention wasn’t to make a bold statement but rather assumed it was “obvious.”

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“I just don’t really believe in it,” she added of the concept of coming out. “I’m just like, ‘Why can’t we just exist?’ I’ve been doing this for a long time, and I just didn’t talk about it. Whoops.”

Known for her androgynous style and preference for baggy clothing, Eilish has consistently championed body positivity and self-expression.

Her music, often described as introspective and melancholic, explores themes like mental health, love, and heartbreak.

Fans rallied in support of Eilish’s revelation, expressing admiration and love on social media.

Her music, a perennial source of comfort and inspiration, has further strengthened the bond with her audience.

Eilish’s musical journey has been extraordinary, marked by seven Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and three MTV Video Music Awards, among other accolades.

Her debut album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” (2019), achieved commercial and critical success, topping the US Billboard 200.

Currently immersed in her third studio album, slated for a 2024 release, Eilish has disclosed that she’s in the final stages and has been diligently crafting “lots of music.”

Billie Eilish’s openness about her sexuality is a significant moment for fans and the LGBTQ+ community.

Her authenticity and talent have solidified her status as one of the most beloved artists of our time, and the anticipation for her upcoming work is palpable.

We look forward to witnessing the next chapter in her remarkable career.