Singer Halsey Apologises For Sharing A Picture Depicting Her Eating Disorder Struggle
Jan 01 2021
Insider reported, "The "Clementine" singer shared an image of herself living with the disorder on Instagram, after a fan asked to see her at her 'lowest point'".
American singer and globally acclaimed artist, Halsey recently took to Twitter to apologize to her fans for posting a photo over a sensitive issue without any trigger warnings.
Warning! The following article contains a photo of Halsey where she was extremely thin due to having an eating disorder.
Click inside to read what she said in the apology...
"I would under no circumstances want to harm somebody who shares my battle", Halseywrote as portion of a subsequent apology following the initial post was achieved with sizeable backlash. Apologizing, Halsey wrote, "I had positive intentions. I would never want to harm someone who shares my struggle", she tweeted before signing off for the night. "I hope that's okay [heart emoji]".
To be fair to the "Graveyard" singer, she included a trigger warning with the photo.
In December 2020, many Instagram users were participating in a trend that involved asking their followers to request specific photos. After Pitchfork gave Halsey's new album Manic a negative review (a score of 6.5 and saying "much of it has the same reflective surface and, at some points, the depth of an oil slick") in January, she tweeted, "can the basement that they run p*tchfork out of just collapse already". She opened up about her eating disorder during a July 2019 interview with Rolling Stone, noting that it made her feel ashamed.
Halsey has been quite open about her mental overall health struggles, including bipolar, frequently inquiring for some grace from folks on social media for everyone dwelling with these and other overall health problems.
Halsey continued to say that she was going to take a break from social media, but it didn't seem to be a very long one.
I think you need to sit down, sit down with yourself and really think about what kind of culture / community you are creating by requiring everyone to say something in the ideal way before you start the conversation.