Billie Eilish apologizes after video surfaces of singer mouthing racial slur

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Seven-time Grammy winner Eilish posted a press release on her Instagram Tales Monday addressing the edited compilation of movies, which was broadly circulated earlier this month.

In a single clip, Eilish mouthed an anti-Asian racist slur and in one other video she apparently imitated an accent.

“I’m appalled and embarrassed and need to barf that I ever mouthed alongside to that phrase,” the 19-year-old wrote, including that she was 13 or 14 on the time.

“This music was the one time I would ever heard that phrase because it was by no means used round me by anybody in my household.

“No matter my ignorance and age on the time, nothing excuses the very fact is that it was hurtful. And for that I’m sorry.”

Eilish additionally addressed the “foolish gibberish made up voice,” saying she has used the voice her complete life when speaking to pets, family and friends.

“It’s absolute gibberish and simply me goofing round, and is in NO manner an imitation of anybody or any language, accent, or tradition within the SLIGHTEST,” she wrote.

“No matter the way it was interpreted I didn’t imply for any of my actions to have prompted damage to others and it completely breaks my coronary heart that it’s being labeled now in a manner that may trigger ache to folks listening to it,” added the singer.

“I not solely consider in, however have at all times labored onerous to make use of my platform to combat for inclusion, kindness, tolerance, fairness and equality,” wrote Eilish.

“All of us have to proceed having conversations, listening and studying. I hear you and I like you. Thanks for taking the time to learn this.”

Eilish lately launched a single named “Your Energy” and her new album, “Happier Than Ever,” has a July 30 launch date.

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