After Halsey got here below hearth for sharing a photograph of her physique through the ‘lowest point’ of her consuming dysfunction WITHOUT a ample set off warning, the ‘Be Kind’ singer stated she solely had ‘positive intentions.’
“TW: disordered eating,” warned Halsey at first of her Dec. 28 apology. The 26-year-old singer issued a mea culpa after she shared a photograph of herself “depicting my struggle with ED without a sufficient trigger warning” to her Instagram Stories. “I am very sorry for posting a photo of myself depicting my struggle with ED without a sufficient trigger warning. I was very nervous to post it and didn’t think properly. I had positive intentions. I would never want to harm someone who shares my struggle.”
TW: disordered consuming
I’m very sorry for posting a photograph of myself depicting my battle with ED with out a ample set off warning. I used to be very nervous to submit it and didn’t suppose correctly. I had optimistic intentions. I might by no means need to hurt somebody who shares my battle.
— h (@halsey) December 28, 2020
“With that being said,” added Halsey, “I’m gonna log off now because this has turned into something I am not emotionally equipped to handle for the time being. I hope that’s okay [heart emoji].” The offending picture was shared when Halsey (born Ashley Frangipane) engaged within the viral “Post A Picture” Q&A development. Halsey opened her IG up for followers to ask her to submit an image from a selected second, and one requested her to share “you at your lowest point.” Halsey shared a mirror selfie, taken whereas she was nonetheless battling her consuming dysfunction, wanting very emaciated. The picture has since been eliminated.
To be honest to the “Graveyard” singer, she did embody a set off warning with the pic. “TW: ED,” she wrote in large, brilliant white letters, together with “ask for help [heart emoji].” However, some followers didn’t suppose this was ok. “Halsey posting a bodycheck on her Instagram story with ‘tw: ed’ on top of it with no actual chance to read the trigger warning first …. ???? your audience is mainly young girls wtf are you doing,” tweeted one particular person. Others got here to Halsey’s protection, with one tweeting, “i believe ya’ll want to sit, sit with yourselves and actually take into consideration what sort of tradition/group you might be creating by demanding that everybody say one thing within the precise excellent means earlier than beginning the dialog.
halsey posting a bodycheck on her Instagram story with “tw: ed” on prime of it with no precise probability to learn the set off warning first …. ???? your viewers is especially younger women wtf are you doing
— caitlin (@caithartnett) December 28, 2020
i believe ya’ll want to sit, sit with yourselves and actually take into consideration what sort of tradition/group you might be creating by demanding that everybody say one thing within the precise excellent means earlier than beginning the dialog.
— TRANSVIOLET (@TRANSVIOLETBAND) December 28, 2020
Halsey will seemingly finish 2020 the best way she began it: apologizing. After Pitchfork gave Halsey’s new album Manic a detrimental assessment (a rating 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.” Unfortunately, Halsey didn’t know on the time that Pitchfork’s workplace is in One World Trade Center, aka “Freedom Tower,” aka the skyscraper constructed commemorating the destruction of the World Trade Center on the 9/11 assaults.
Someone pointed this out to Halsey, and he or she rapidly apologized. “ABSOLUTELY deleted it upon realizing this,” tweeted Halsey. “Was just trying to make a joke! Intended zero harm. Just figured I could poke at them back with the same aloof passive aggression they poke at artists with! Clearly a misunderstanding.”