Billie Eilish has just unfollowed all 600 of her Instagram followers, leaving her fans on Twitter very confused. But why did she unfollow everyone?
With over 60 million followers on the social media app, Billie Eilish is known to regularly post on her popular Instagram account.
But when fans looked at her account this morning, they realised that she was slowly unfollowing everyone, until she eventually got to zero.
So why did Billie Eilish unfollow everyone on Instagram?
Who is Billie Eilish?
Billie Eilish is a popular American singer and songwriter. Her full name is actually Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell and she’s from Los Angeles, California.
She has slowly risen to fame since 2015 but blew up in recent years after releasing her popular songs bad guy, when the party’s over, bury a friend and everything I wanted. Then, in 2020 she released No Time To Die, the theme tune to the new James Bond film.
Billie writes some of her songs on her own, but also creates many with her brother Finneas O’Connell.
She has become a social media sensation, loved by her fans for her careless persona, baggy clothing style and bright green hair.
Billie Eilish has just unfollowed everyone on Instagram
Billie has over 64 million followers on Instagram, often posting photos of herself, tour updates and clips from her songs.
But on June 24th, many fans logged into their Instagram account to realise that Billie had unfollowed every single account. So now, she follows no one at all.
Fans of Billie took to their Twitter accounts straight away to report the strange news, wondering why she would unfollow every single person on Instagram.
Why did Billie unfollow everyone on Instagram?
Billie posted an Instagram Story that said: “If I am following your abuser DM me and I will unfollow them.”
Then, she proceeded to unfollow everyone that she followed on Instagram. However, she has since deleted the Instagram Story.
Fans can only assume that Billie unfollowed everyone to make a point about sexual abuse, saying that anyone can be an abuser and it is important not to support them.
However, Billie is yet to speak out on the issue and at the moment this is merely speculation.