When you think of Pop Music in the future, Billie Eilish is certainly part of it. At only 19 years old, Billie is one of the most famous teenagers streamed across the globe. After several trials in acting and dancing, she finally found her music niche after recording her first album, which scored her six billion streams on Spotify. Besides her music success at a young age, people are also curious about her sexual orientation and romantic life. Questions on her sexual identity were inspired by one of her songs, “Wish You Were Gay.” So, is she gay?
“Wish You Were Gay”
Billi Elish released her fourth single album titled ‘Wish You Were Gay’ on March 4th, 2019. The song got most of her fans wondering what was the whole idea of the song’s title and the lyrics and to what extent they represented her personal life.
On first listen to the song or reading its title, you could have thought Billie had an unrequited crush on another girl. However, Eilish explained to her fans on her Instagram story what inspired her to do the song. Billie claimed to have been madly in love with her childhood crush at 14, but her crush went unreturned. This made her wish he was gay so that the boy could have an understandable reason for not dating her, and she wouldn’t feel so bad about it.
Coincidentally, weeks later, the childhood crush who inspired the song admitted that he was gay weeks later.
Is she gay?
Despite her album appearing to have an affection for gays, Eilish does not identify as gay but as a heterosexual. Although she is not gay, she has made a point that she does not respect those who are. After lots of controversy about the album, she has learned how to relate to the LGBTQ community more sensitively and healthily.
Interesting facts about Billie
Billie Eilish won five grammy awards at the 2020 ceremony
He won the Best New Artist, Song of the year for ‘bad guy,’ album of the year, and Best Pop Vocal Album for “ When we fall asleep” and “Where do we go.”
Billie was the second person to win all four categories.
Billie is on the first two 13 reasons why soundtracks
She has featured on Netflix’s series 13 Reasons Why produced by Selena Gomez.
In season one, she was featured with her track ‘bored’ and her hit collaboration with Khalid ‘lovely’ in the second season.
Entertainment runs in her family
Billie is a daughter of Maggie Baird and Patrick O’Connell, both industry big shots on the West Coast. Her brother Finneas O’Connell is a famous musician and actor. He is renowned for his starring role in Glee as Alastair. Eilish co-writes most of her music with his brother, who is also her producer.
She has been writing music since she was 11 years
Bille was a member of the Los Angeles Children Choir, which helped her develop her singing skills. She admits to singing so much as a child that even her family had to quell her.