Billie Eilish paired up with Calvin Klein to speak her truth #INMYCALVINS, where she chose to explain why she wears baggy clothes.
"I never want the world to know everything about me, I mean that's why I wear big, baggy clothes. Nobody can have an opinion because they haven't seen what's underneath. Nobody can be like, 'Oh, she's slim-thick, she's not slim-thick, she's got a flat ass, she's got a fat ass.' No one can say any of that because they don't know."
With over twenty million followers on Instagram alone, the singer is scrutinised on her every action, by people all over the world. It’s no wonder that she wants something that she can keep to herself while being under the global eye, and makes a good point for bodily autonomy and ownership of the self, but it does bring into play a darker side too. Women should not have to feel like the public will be judging them on their bodies, and Billie’s statement reflects the sadder side of the reality that even amidst a growing awareness of feminist issues and the #MeToo movement, we are still not in an era where a woman’s actions, talent, and success are not intrinsically tied in with an intense scrutiny over her body.