“I like these footage and I beloved doing this shoot,” Billie wrote on Instagram when she unveiled the images. “Do no matter you need everytime you need. Fuck the whole lot else.”
She additionally advised Vogue she selected to put on a corset as a result of she’s insecure about her abdomen — and pre-emptively responded to any backlash she might obtain for the choice.
Predicting that individuals might query why she’s carrying a corset if she preaches “physique positivity,” Billie mentioned: “It is all about what makes you’re feeling good. If you wish to get surgical procedure, go get surgical procedure. If you wish to put on a gown that someone thinks that you simply look too massive carrying, fuck it — in case you really feel such as you look good, you look good.”
Previous to the photograph hitting the web, Billie had defined that she deliberately selected to put on clothes — in her personal phrases — “800 sizes greater than she is” so that individuals could not see and have opinions on her physique.
“I by no means need the world to know the whole lot about me,” Billie mentioned in a 2019 video for Calvin Klein. “I imply, that is why I put on massive dishevelled garments: No person can have an opinion, as a result of they have not seen what’s beneath.”