A guy called Billie Eilish 'thick,' and outraged fans are calling him out for sexually objectifying the singer

Noam Galai/Getty ImagesBillie Eilish gained a huge internet fan base after she released her single ‘Ocean Eyes’ in 2015.
  • On Saturday, photos of the 17-year-old singer Billie Eilish in a white tank top began circulating on Twitter, posted by a user who called Eilish “thick.”
  • Upset at the sexual overtones of the comments, fans of Eilish defended the singer on social media, calling the comments “gross” and “nasty.”
  • The original poster of the photos later defended the decision to comment on the singer’s body, saying Eilish’s lyrics and age make it acceptable.
  • Eilish has said in the past that she avoids wearing form-fitting clothes because she’s afraid of being sexualized.
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Fans of the 17-year-old “Bad Guy” singer Billie Eilish have defended her on Twitter after an account posted photos of her in a tank top on Saturday and included some sexually objectifying comments.

The original tweet called Eilish “thick,” and subsequent tweets included additional photos of Eilish in the same outfit.

https://twitter.com/PogbaEscobar/status/1142568830507671552?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

While a few commenters felt comfortable praising Eilish’s figure, many were quick to condemn the account that posted the photos, saying the user was “gross” and “nasty” for sexually objectifying a teenage girl.

https://twitter.com/biticonjustine/status/1142667852031246336?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

Especially infuriating to fans was the fact that Eilish has previously spoken about wearing baggy clothes to avoid being objectified.

“That’s why I wear big, baggy clothes,” she said in a Calvin Klein ad earlier this year. “Nobody can have an opinion, because they haven’t seen what’s underneath.”

https://twitter.com/fullmetalcunt/status/1142831909166174208?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

Fans were also enraged at the original poster’s attempts to defend the decision by claiming that Eilish isn’t a minor and highlighting her lyrics and previous Instagram posts as evidence that she already sexualizes herself.

The controversy surrounding the sexualization of Eilish, a teenager, also caused some Twitter users to open up about their experiences dealing with unwanted attention because of their bodies.

https://twitter.com/tryinmydamnbest/status/1143160800028184576?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

Eilish has also been on the other side of public outrage. The singer previously made headlines for dedicating a song to the rapper XXXTentacion after his death last year. The rapper was accused of domestic abuse and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman.

Eilish’s song “Wish You Were Gay” has also been criticised as offensive to LGBTQ communities, something the singer has pushed back on.

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