Billie Eilish on body shaming: 'You've never seen my body, you still judge me. Why?'

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Billie Eilish delivered a strong message about body shaming as she kicked off her world tour.

The award-winning pop star - who previously admitted she wears baggy clothes to avoid being sexualised - started her tour in Miami, where she addressed the issue of body shaming in a video message.

The 18-year-old said: "If what I wear is comfortable, I am not a woman. If I shed the layers, I am a slut."

Billie then asked: "Though you've never seen my body, you still judge me for it. Why?"

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The powerful video message was played towards the end of her set at the American Airlines Arena, and the chart-topping star was seen removing numerous layers of clothing until she was only wearing a bra.

Then, she sunk under a black liquid and disappeared from view.

Last year, Billie admitted she prefers to wear baggy clothes because she hates being judged by her appearance.

She explained: "That's why I wear baggy clothes ... Nobody can have an opinion because they haven't seen what's underneath. Nobody can be like, 'she's slim-thick,' 'she's not slim-thick,' 'she's got a flat a**,' 'she's got a fat a**.' No one can say any of that because they don't know."

Billie also suggested that female stars are victims of a double standard.

She said: "If I was a guy and I was wearing these baggy clothes, nobody would bat an eye.

"There are people out there saying, 'Dress like a girl for once! Wear tight clothes, you'd be much prettier and your career would be so much better!' No, it wouldn't. It literally would not."