Billie Eilish is helping fans and throwing shade at the same time. Over the weekend, the 20-year-old singer brought her concert to a halt when one fan appeared to be in distress.
The “Happier Than Ever” singer was performing a packed venue in Atlanta Saturday (February 5), and noticed a fan getting crushed in the pit near the stage. Once Billie realized the woman was having trouble breathing and needed an inhaler, she instructed her stage crew to grab one that she had on standby. While the fan was being attended to, Billie settled down the crowd and told them to take a deep breath and step back. noting that she wants to take care of her own.
Did Billie Eilish shade Travis Scott at her concert?pic.twitter.com/CTOGwb9I3c— Hiro #RedTaylorsVersion🧣🍂 (@hiroko_7788) February 7, 2022
Billie took a dig at Travis Scott by saying, “I wait for people to be okay before I keep going.” Referencing Scott’s tragic Astroworld Festival in November that he continued several minutes after the event was declared a mass casualty event, with many suspecting he was aware of what was going on — which he’s denied.
Billie will be replacing Travis at Coachella this year, headlining night two (April 16th and 23rd).