The 21-year-old added: “For me, it was such a big part of… not my childhood, I wasn’t an iPad baby, thank god. But I feel like I grew up in the perfect time of the internet, that it wasn’t so internet-y, I had such a childhood, and I was doing stuff all the time.”
Eilish opened up about her attitude towards social mediaVivien Killilea/Getty Images for Universal Music Group
Eilish went on to say: “And then when I became a pre-teen, there were iPhones, and as I got a little older, there was all of what has become, but being a pre-teen and a teenager on the internet, those were my people, I was one of them.”
The singer also went on to speak about her attitude towards her own image on the internet, describing it as “stinky”.
“I’m a person who goes on the internet… And to change nothing about the person I am or the life that I live, and to just keep doing what I do over the years, and slowly the videos that I’m watching and the things that I see on the internet are about me. ‘Eww, stinky.’ I don’t like that,” she said.
“That’s the other thing that freaks me out about the internet is how gullible it makes you. Anything I read on the internet, I believe. Me. I know for a fact that’s stupid, and I shouldn’t do that because I have proof it’s not all true; almost none of it’s true.”
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