On Tuesday (Nov. 27), Billie Eilish confirmed that she has Tourette Syndrome and that she was identified with the dysfunction when she was a toddler.
The 16-year-old singer took to Instagram to set the file straight after compilation movies of her tics started to floor on-line. Tourette Syndrome is a neurological dysfunction that causes an individual to have involuntary bodily or verbal tics. In Eilish’s case, she displays bodily tics, not verbal.
"I've by no means talked about [my Tourette Syndrome] on the web as a result of no one thinks I'm deadass," Eilish wrote on her Instagram story. "As effectively as the very fact I've simply by no means needed individuals to consider tourettes each time they consider me."
The “When the Party’s Over” singer went on to say how her dysfunction has been a relentless a part of her life since she was a toddler. “I’ve taught myself methods of suppressing my tics and sure methods to assist [reduce] them after I don’t need to be distracting in sure conditions,” she wrote. “Wasn’t planning on speaking about this on right here possibly ever, nevertheless it’s gotten to some extent.”
Instead of taking offense to the compilation movies, Eilish let it roll off her again, writing that the movies are “low-key humorous.”
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