“If you happen to movie me for lengthy sufficient, you’re gonna see a number of tics.”
You may already know that Billie Eilish lives with Tourette syndrome. She was identified on the age of 11.
Billie’s additionally a visitor on the newest season of seasoned discuss present vet David Letterman’s Netflix present My Visitor Wants No Introduction. This is a clip from the episode the place they drive go-karts collectively.
Through the episode, Billie additionally talks with David about residing with Tourette syndrome, after she experiences an on-camera tic.
“If you happen to movie me for lengthy sufficient, you’re gonna see a number of tics,” she stated.
Billie defined that, when she experiences a tic, folks do not all the time react appropriately and with consideration.
“The most typical means that individuals react is that they snort as a result of they assume I’m attempting to be humorous…and I’m all the time left extremely offended by that,” she stated.
Billie additionally stated that she “actually loves” speaking about her expertise with Tourette syndrome, and that she’s “very joyful speaking about it.” “It’s very, very attention-grabbing, and I’m extremely confused by it,” she defined. “I don’t get it.”
Billie defined that she would not expertise tics whereas shifting round and performing, and that some particular tics have gone away over time — however she additionally experiences some tics regularly.
“These are stuff you would by no means discover should you’re simply having a dialog with me,” she stated, “however for me, they’re very exhausting.”
However Billie additionally careworn that she’s not alone in residing with Tourette syndrome. “What’s humorous is so many individuals have it that you’d by no means know,” she revealed.
“A pair artists got here ahead and stated, ‘I’ve truly all the time had Tourette’s,’ and I’m not gonna out them as a result of they don’t wanna speak about it, however that was truly actually attention-grabbing to me.”