“In the public eye, girls and women with strong perspectives are hated. If you’re a girl with an opinion, people just hate you. There are still people who are afraid of successful women, and that’s so lame.”
Billie Eilish is a world renowned musical sensation who first started pursuing a music career at the young age of 14. Eilish’s first full length album swept the 2020 Grammy Awards, as she became the youngest person to win best new artist, record of the year, song of the year, and album of the year- all within the same year.
Q: You’re so young, and your songs get pretty deep about love and heartbreak. Where did you pick up on these things?
A: Yes, I’m young and I’ve been through stuff, and I’m sure I haven’t been through the amount of stuff as someone much older than me. But, you know, everyone goes through it, and I think a lot of people don’t really have a way of getting out their feelings. What’s so great about being an artist is that I can just take all of the anger and all of the longing and despair, and I can just write it down and sing it.”