Billie Eilish has spoken candidly about living with Tourette syndrome in a new Netflix documentary.
The Grammy winner, 20, opened up about the neurological disorder during an appearance on David Letterman’s Season 4 premiere of ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction’.
“I’m very happy to talk about it,” she said after experiencing a tic. “I actually really like answering questions about it because it’s very, very interesting, and I’m incredibly confused and I don’t understand.”
Eilish explained that her tics include wiggling her ears and raising her eyebrows, as well as clicking her jaw and flexing her arm.
“These are things that you will never notice if you just have a conversation with me, but for me they are very exhausting,” she added.
Eilish, who told Letterman, 75, that she was diagnosed when she was 11, said she felt the tics less when she “focused” on daily tasks.
“If you film me long enough, you’re going to see a lot of tics,” she told the host. “I don’t care. It’s really weird, I haven’t talked about it at all.
The “Bad Guy” singer opened up about the reactions she faced following her disorder.
“The most common way people react is to laugh, [think] I try to be funny. And I’m still incredibly offended by that.
“Funny thing is, so many people have it you’d never know,” she continued, saying “a few artists have [Tourette’s]adding that she doesn’t want to “take them out.”