The 2020 BRIT Awards took place on 18 February at London’s O2 Arena, with Lewis Capaldi, Mabel and Billie Eilish among the big winners.
Billie Eilish, The 18-year-old singer made a heartbreaking confession at the BRIT Awards stage and admitted she hasn’t exactly been feeling the love lately.
she said: “I’ve felt very hated recently. And when I was on the stage and I saw you guys all smiling at me…it genuinely made me wanna cry. And I wanna cry right now, so thank you.
Eilish’s uncharacteristically lengthy speech capped a year of nonstop awards for the “Bad Guy” singer, who swept the 2020 Grammys with the most trophies, including one for Record of the Year for “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
But the success had taken its toll on the young pop star, who created her award-winning album with her brother Finneas O’Connell in their childhood home in Los Angeles. This week, she said she had to stop reading Instagram comments for the sake of her mental health, and that the online hate is getting to be too much.
“I stopped reading comments fully,” Eilish told “BBC Breakfast.” “It was ruining my life … The cooler the things you get to do are, the more people hate you. It’s crazy.”
She also performed her song “No Time to Die” from the upcoming James Bond film of the same name.