Billie Eilish tackles body shaming as her world tour kicks off in Miami

Billie Eilish plays in Miami

Popstar Billie Eilish delivered a powerful message about body shaming as she kicked off her world tour in Miami on Monday night.
The 18-year-old has previously said she wears baggy clothes to avoid being sexualized and addressed criticism of that choice during a video interlude.
"If what I wear is comfortable, I am not a woman," she said. "If I shed the layers, I am a slut".
"Though you've never seen my body, you still judge me for it. Why?" she asked.
The two-minute video was played towards the end of Eilish's 22-song set, immediately before the song All The Good Girls Go To Hell.
Twitter post by @ILOMIL0S: empowering
In the visual, Eilish was seen removing several layers of clothing until she was only wearing a bra, before sinking symbolically under the surface of a black, tar-like liquid.

At the end of the clip, she warned against making "assumptions about people based on their size".
"We decide who they are. We decide what they're worth," she said. "If I wear more if I wear less, who decides what that makes me?
"Is my value-based only on your perception? Or is your opinion of me not my responsibility?"
The interlude was just one element of a spectacular live show which began Poltergeist-style, with Eilish dangling on wires underneath a floating bed.

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