American music star, Billie Eilish has apologized for using an Asian slur in an old video which as of late surfaced on the internet.
In the video shared on TikTok, the vocalist was seen utilizing or mouthing a racial slur and ridiculing non-English speakers. One video shows Eilish chiming into Tyler the Creator’s tune, “Fish,” which uses the counter Asian slur “ch***.” TikTokers guarantee the other video shows Eilish ridiculing accents.
The 19-year-old anyway gave an assertion through her Instagram Stories on Monday, June 21, saying that she was “appalled and embarrassed” for mouthing along to an enemy of Asian slur from Tyler the Creator’s 2011 song “Fish.”
Eilish additionally uncovered that she was 13 or 14 around then. She composed;
“I love you guys, and many of you have been asking me to address this. And this is something that I WANT to address because I’m being labeled something that I am not.
“This song was the only time I’d ever heard that word as it was never used around me by anyone in my family.
“Regardless of my ignorance and age at the time, nothing excuses the fact that it was hurtful. and for that I am sorry.”
Remarking on the subsequent video, the artist said it, not the slightest bit taunted Asian intonations. As per her, it’s anything but a language she made up – using it with pets, loved ones.
She stated, “the other video in that edited clip is me speaking in a silly gibberish made up voice…something I started doing as a kid and have done my whole life when talking to my pets, friends, and family.” She laments that individuals hearing her “gibberish” are caused torment.
Last week, Eilish’s sweetheart Matthew Tyler Vorst, likewise apologized for a bigot and homophobic language in past posts on social media.