Some are saying she’s a “Misplaced Trigger.”
Billie Eilish has come underneath fireplace over an allegedly resurfaced TikTok video, by which the 19-year-old singer seems to mock a number of ethnic accents and utter the Asian slur “c - - - ok.” TikTok person @lcxvy posted the inflammatory clip on the platform Monday, and it had racked up 1 million views as of Thursday morning.
The authenticity of the clip has but to be confirmed, however the undated compilation — hashtagged #billieeilishcancelled — reveals the seven-time Grammy winner showing to say a derogatory time period for folks of Chinese language descent.
A second clip depicts the “Dangerous Man” singer’s brother Finneas allegedly calling her out for speaking in a “blaccent.”
The offensive mashup concludes with the Los Angeles native, who not too long ago dropped the salacious “Misplaced Trigger” music video, talking unintelligibly in what some commenters are saying seems like a mock Asian voice.
Reps for Eilish didn’t instantly reply to The Put up’s request for remark, however the clip — which has since been reposted to Twitter — didn’t sit too properly with many viewers.
“Aw man she rlly wants to speak about this,” lamented one disillusioned fan on TikTok.
“Im not shocked billie eilish is racist…” one other mentioned in a retweet of the surprising clip.
One commenter fumed, “Billie eilish has been racist to asians on a number of events (saying the c slur and mocking asian languages) however nobody ever talks about it.”
Nonetheless, others flocked to the songwriter’s protection, claiming she was solely 14 within the compiled clips.
“U guys are delicate and she or he was 14, she doesn’t act like that anymore and all of us [k]now it however for some motive we dug out these vids,” mentioned one supporter on TikTok.
“BYE I CANT W YALL ANYMORE SHE WAS LITERALLY 14 GET OVER IT,” one other wrote.
Different followers blamed the clips on the star’s Tourette syndrome, a dysfunction that causes the sufferer to exhibit involuntary tics. Eilish divulged in 2018 that she had the situation, however defined that her tics had been bodily, not verbal, Billboard reported on the time.
In the meantime, some defenders claimed that the clips had been taken out of context and urged Eilish to clarify them.