Billie Eilish delivered a strong message about body shaming as she kicked off her world tour.

The pop star, who has previously admitted she wears baggy clothes to avoid being sexualised, started her tour in Miami, where she addressed the issue of body shaming in a video message.

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In the video the star says, “If what I wear is comfortable, then I am not a woman. If I shed off a few layers, I’m a s**t. Though you’ve never seen my body, you still judge me for it. Why?”

In the powerful video the chart-topping star is also seen removing numerous layers of clothing.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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