Billie Eilish didn’t say that she needs to “be poor” with a purpose to relate to most of her followers.
Many social media customers have been sharing a fabricated quote attributed to the 20-year-old singer about her eager to be poor to have the ability to relate to her followers.
Nevertheless, Reuters’s fact-check division has debunked the speculations and revealed that the quote originated from a Twitter web page not afflated with Eilish.
The false publish, which has been extensively circulated on Fb, says: “In a new interview, Billie states that she cried when she got rich and ‘wanted to be poor so I can relate to most of my fans.’”
The publish additionally features a photograph of the Happier Than Ever singer, that reads: “‘When I got rich, I started balling my eyes out, I wanted to be poor so I can relate to most of my fans.’ Billie said candidly. ‘I still want to be broke and poor, it looks really fun and cute.’ Billie said laughing.”
The textual content of the pretend publish doesn’t embody a publication identify, and date.
In line with Reuters, the unique publish was posted by a now-suspended account known as @BilliesUpdatess.
“Your best source on 7x Grammy Winner, Billie Eilish. NOT affiliated with anything related to Billie Eilish,” the bio of the account learn.
Eilish’s consultant Alexandra Baker additionally confirmed to the outlet that the publish is pretend.