The 19-year-old musician advised The Guardian that when she performs on a stage she has to “disassociate from the concepts I’ve of my physique” in any other case her efficiency might be affected by her psychological state.
“I put on garments which can be greater and simpler to maneuver in with out displaying all the things — they are often actually unflattering,” she defined. “In footage, they appear like I don’t even know what. I simply utterly separate the 2. As a result of I’ve such a horrible relationship with my physique, like you wouldn’t consider, so I simply should disassociate.”
Eilish mentioned she will’t actually perceive why society is so obsessive about our bodies.
“I imply, we solely want our bodies to eat and stroll round and poop,” the Grammy-winner mused. “We solely want them to outlive. It’s ridiculous that anyone even cares about our bodies in any respect. Like, why? Why can we care? You already know, while you actually give it some thought?”
However the teen admitted that even she generally falls right into a social media spiral evaluating herself to different individuals.
“I see individuals on-line, wanting like I’ve by no means appeared. And instantly I’m like, oh my God, how do they appear like that? I do know the ins and outs of this trade, and what individuals really use in pictures, and I really know what seems to be actual may be faux,” Eilish confessed. “But I nonetheless see it and go, oh God, that makes me really feel actually unhealthy. And I imply, I’m very assured in who I’m, and I’m very proud of my life… I’m clearly not proud of my physique, however who’s?”
Eilish mentioned fortunately she grew up with a really supportive and trustworthy household the place they talked about double requirements and customary stereotypes.
“Since I used to be a child,” the California native recalled, “my dad and I’ve all the time talked a few sure sort of one that’s so insecure, or hyperaware and self-conscious, that they by no means transfer in a bizarre method, or make a bizarre face, as a result of they all the time wish to look good. I’ve seen that, and it makes me so unhappy. When you’re all the time standing a sure method, strolling in a sure method, and all the time have your hair simply so… It’s such a loss to all the time attempt to all the time look good. It’s such a lack of pleasure and freedom in your physique.”
Eilish simply launched her second studio album, “Happier Than Ever” on Friday. The musician launched her first album, “When We All Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go?” in 2019.