The 19-year-old singer stated that nobody in her household or shut circle has ever used that time period and it was one thing she solely heard within the music. “no matter my ignorance and age on the time, nothing excuses the very fact is that it was hurtful,” she identified. “and for that i’m sorry.”
Billie addressed the opposite accusation that she was utilizing an Asian accent. As she described, it was her “talking in a foolish gibberish made up voice.”
“one thing i began doing as a child and have completed my complete life when speaking to my pets, mates, and household,” she defined. “it’s absolute gibberish and simply me goofing round, and is in NO method an imitation of anybody or any language, accent or tradition within the SLIGHTEST.”
The “Your Energy” musician reiterated that she was sorry for the ache she could have precipitated anybody who noticed the footage.
“no matter the way it was interpreted i didn’t imply for any of my actions to have precipitated harm to others and it completely breaks my coronary heart that it’s being labeled now in a method which may trigger ache to folks listening to it,” she expressed. “i not solely consider in, however have at all times labored laborious to make use of my platform to combat for inclusion, kindness, tolerance, fairness and equality.”
Billie concluded her message, “I hear you and I really like you.”