Billie Eilish And Her Mysterious Tics: Diagnosis At 11, Flexing Muscles, and The Disappearance While Performing

Billie Eilish And Her Mysterious Tics: Diagnosis At 11, Flexing Muscles, and The Disappearance While Performing

The American singer Billie Eilish instantly gained popularity for her unique voice with the debut song ‘Ocean Eyes’ in 2015. The artist has received many awards at such a young age, including 7 Emmy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, and 2 Guinness World Awards among others. Today, Billie Eilish is globally known for her Billboard hits like Happier Than Ever, Bad Guy, No Time To Die, and When We All Fall AsleepRecently invited to the talk show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, Billie shared her inspiring story with David Letterman, touching upon living with Tourette’s.

Billie Eilish is a fighter

Born into a family of artists, Billie learned new things growing up in the beautiful city of Los Angeles as her mother Maggie Baird was also a singer. However, fate has inflicted many problems early in her life, as she was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at the age of 11. 

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In her interview with David Letterman, she opened up about how this syndrome has become a part of her life. And she has accepted this disability because making friends with it is much easier than feeling humiliated. Billie stated that she gets all these tics, wiggling, and bone flexing regularly. This usually happens when she is sitting somewhere or talking to people.

Tourette’s has never affected her performance

Continuing the conversation, David asked if Tourette’s ever became a hurdle to her singing. To which she happily answered with a ‘No’! 

“When I’m moving and thinking and focusing. When I’m focusing, When I’m singing. No, No ticcing in Go-kart land,” says the Bad Guy singer. 

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Billie Eilish has never felt this nervous illness when she is doing her work. In addition, there is no sign when she is riding a horse or going for a cart race. Therefore, even her illness couldn’t stop Billie from becoming an influential singer. As we see today, she is an internet sensation with millions of followers. If you wish to see the whole discussion between Billie Eilish and David Letterman, go watch the full episode streaming only on Netflix.

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