Why did Billie Eilish post drawing of breasts? Singer loses 100K Instagram followers, slammed for 'insensitive' post

The 19-year-old Grammy-winning artist had more than 73 million Instagram followers but the number soon dropped to 72 million after she shared a drawing of breasts


                            Why did Billie Eilish post drawing of breasts? Singer loses 100K Instagram followers, slammed for 'insensitive' post
Billie Eilish (Getty Images)

The new viral trend on Instagram known as “Share a photo of” is surely picking up among celebrities as a lot of them have been actively participating in the same. A day after Halsey apologized for an eating disorder pic after she shared her mirror selfie, it is now Billie Eilish who participated in the viral trend and lost 100K followers on Instagram. The reason being, she shared a drawing of the female anatomy and more prominently, the breasts.

Why did Billie Eilish post a sketch of breasts?

Billie Eilish attends The BRIT Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena on February 18, 2020, in London, England. (Getty Images)

The 19-years-old Grammy-winning artist had more than 73 million Instagram followers but the number soon dropped to 72 million after she shared a sketch of the female anatomy, including the breasts and it did not go well with a lot of her fans. Well, it all started when the ‘Ocean Eyes’ hitmaker deciding to participate in the ongoing viral trend “Share a photo of.” After posting a series of Instagram stories as requested by her fans, she shared drawings of boobs after a fan asked, “a drawing you're really proud of.” Posting the photo, Eilish wrote, “These probably lol I love boobs.”

Eilish then noticed she lost a bunch of followers but she did not pay much attention to it. She later shared a screenshot of a tweet from a fan who had posted her follower numbers before and after she put up the boob drawings, showing the sharp drop in her followers. She seemed least bothered about it as, she wrote alongside the post, “LMFAOOO. Y'all babies. SMH.” Interestingly, her Instagram account has again touched the 73 million number.

Why the furor over boobs?

Billie Eilish attends the 2019 LACMA 2019 Art + Film Gala Presented By Gucci on November 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

A lot of social media users rushed to Twitter to speak about Eilish’s boob drawing. One user stated, “Haha honestly just read that @billieeilish lost fans for posting boobs. Who hates boobs or is that offended by them damn.” Another expressed, “Kudos to you for calling out the naysayers, stupid people, and alleged fashionistas. I’m so glad you are not letting them get to you.  I love that you are continuing to just be you. You’re rights. Boobs are funny. If they can’t take a joke then f**k ‘em!”

One individual got furious and said, “It’s so insensitive cause like, i have small boobs and she’s just flaunting her big boob drawings for me to feel even more insecure. as a billie eilish stan, i demand an apology. she needs to apologize for offending the no-t**s community.” Another added, “@billieeilish I heard you lost followers due to boobies. I follow NO ONE. I AM HERE TO SCREAM AT THE INTERNETS!!But boobies are cool. Let’s do that too. I shall follow for the boobs.” One shared, “As a longtime billie eilish fan i am DEEPLY horrified and disgusted and what i am seeing. billie should not be drawing boobs when so many young girls like my self are so flat-ch€sted. it is so humiliating and a slap in the face that she would do this to us.”



 

 

 



 

 

 



 

 

 



 

 

 



 

 

What’s happening on the work front?

Billie Eilish performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Speaking of her work, an Apple TV documentary about Eilish, titled ‘The World's A Little Blurry,’ is scheduled to release in February 2021. The documentary will allow fans to go behind the scenes as the teen singer recorded the “album that changed her life.” 

A synopsis from Apple TV about the documentary reads, “Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker RJ Cutler, the documentary offers an intimate look at this extraordinary teenager's journey, at just seventeen years old, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home with her family, while writing, recording and releasing her debut album ‘WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?’” 

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