Billie Eilish is slowly however certainly turning into the grasp of disguise. Final 12 months, when she traded her then-signature inexperienced ombré ‘do for blonde hair quickly, the artist admitted that she wore a wig for six weeks — together with to the Grammys — to cover it from the general public. Now, she’s revealed one other certainly one of her stealthy dupes and we’s nonetheless processing it how nice it’s. Yep, buddies, Billie Eilish used a complete physique double throughout her set at Coachella 2022… and no person seen.
Again in April, when Billie kicked off her headlining Coachella set, it wasn’t really her standing on stage — not less than not throughout her intro sequence.
“[At] the start of Coachella, I had a physique double, certainly one of my dancers from the present,” Billie admitted throughout a current interview with Apple Music 1’s Matt Wilkinson. “I dressed her up in a present look that I had worn earlier than. We acquired a black wig and we put buns in it and we gave her a masks and sun shades and he or she wore my footwear and my socks.”
“I put her up behind the stage and he or she stood there whereas the lights went on and everyone thought it was me,” Billie continued. “No person ever knew it wasn’t me, actually no person knew. And whereas she’s up there, I placed on a giant black coat and like a visitors vest and a hood and simply glasses. And I walked by means of the gang, all the way in which out to the top of the thrust [stage]. Received below the thrust, took all of it off, and acquired on and began the present. It labored!”
Billie was additionally requested if she had gone incognito to observe different artists’ units at festivals she’s carried out at, which she has — however the singer says these disguises did not work as effectively. “I’ve accomplished it although sometimes in other places, and it is very nice if you’re capable of do it,” she added.
Again in 2020, Billie had already opened up about carrying a disguise to dinner with a good friend as “an experiment” in a video interview with Vogue and her sentiments weren’t as optimistic then. “To go get dinner is like type of a trouble now as a result of all of these items are concerned, so I used to be like, why do not I attempt to disguise myself? So I placed on a wig; I placed on only a hoodie and a bit of bow on my head and a few denims and I went out — and I hated it. I hated it. I hated it. It is so f*cked up. I simply did not prefer it,” Billie mentioned on the time.
Billie has since additionally talked about her experiences being acknowledged in public extra earnestly, too. In 2021, she mentioned her resolution to go blonde was partly impressed by that very purpose. “I couldn’t go wherever with [my green] hair as a result of it was so clearly me. I wished anonymity,” she mentioned on the time. “I went to a park with a good friend, and I used to be like, ‘No, I can’t take off my hood!’ I used to be fearful of the paparazzi and these stalkers I’ve had. However my good friend was like, ‘Don’t fear: You’re okay. Nothing’s gonna occur.’ And I took my hood off, and I felt like a brand new individual.”