Billie Eilish Opens Up About Mental Health & Anxiety in New 'Rolling Stone' Interview
She also shares more on her younger years.
Billie Eilish recently opened up about battling with mental health issues and anxiety in a new interview with Rolling Stone. In the feature, she breaks down that she dealt with an onslaught of panic attacks before her recent tour.
Additionally, in the profile, she shared that she dealt with depression from ages 13 to 16. At 17, she declares that she “hasn’t been depressed in a minute.” During one poignant part of the feature, she speaks about when she was experiencing self-esteem issues in her younger years. Eilish said after experiencing a dance injury at 13 that left her unable to dance, she fell under a depression.
She later noted that she experienced panic attacks related to her quick-paced lifestyle consisting of touring, performances and more. Eilish also broke down that she started having panic attacks after she became famous. Later in the interview, she shared that the panic attacks stemmed from her having to leave her home, a familiar environment.
To work through the issues ahead of her tour, Billie shared that she went to see a therapist. At the moment, Eilish notes that she’s doing better. The in-depth profile showcases this by providing a look into her ongoing tour marked by visits from friends, a structured day-to-day thanks to her mother-manager and more.