Drake labelled "creepy" after Billie Eilish, 17, reveals rapper texts her
28 November 2019, 11:08 | Updated: 30 November 2019, 09:17
The rapper was criticised for messaging teen actress Millie Bobby Brown last year.
Drake is facing some serious backlash after singer Billie Eilish revealed that the rapper texts her.
The 17-year-old singer told Vanity Fair during her latest 'Same Interview, One Year Apart' video that she and Drake, 33, are friends and they text each other frequently.
"Drake is like the nicest dude I've ever spoken to. I mean, I've only like texted him, but he's so nice," she says. "Like, he does not need to be nice, you know what I mean? He's at a level in his life where he doesn't need to be nice, but he is, you know?"
Last year, Drake found himself at the centre of controversy after 'Stranger Things' actress Millie Bobby Brown, then 14-years-old, revealed that she has a friendship with the rapper.
Millie, who later went on to defend their friendship, said that they text each other "I miss you" and that the Canadian superstar gives her love advice. After Billie's recent admission, her fans took to Twitter to voice their concerns over the friendship and question the rapper's behaviour.
"is it bad that i’m watching a billie eilish interview and she’s like “drake is like the nicest dude i’ve spoken to” and the f*ckin sirens started going off in my brain lol," wrote one.
"Does anyone else think it’s strange that Drake just has Billie Eilish and Millie Bobby Brown’s numbers? It’s definitely possible he’s just being a role model and it has to do with marketing but why’s a 32 year old man texting girls under the age of 17?"
Just thinking about Billie Eilish saying she dresses in baggy clothes to avoid being sexualised and then revealing Drake is texting her. It's almost as if it doesn't matter how we dress or present ourselves, men will always prey on young women.— Hayley 🕊️ (@ariesfaerie) November 27, 2019
Me watching the billie eilish vanity fair interview, hearing her say drake is the nicest guy ever and that he texts her. pic.twitter.com/kpv7V6DPKh— kristen🍍 (@ksiebs_5204) November 26, 2019
Billie Eilish just said in her vanity fair video that Drake is the nicest person ever and she has only talked to him through text. I am sorry but after news came out a while ago that 33 year old drake was texting 14 year old Millie Bobby Brown, this is creepy as hell.— Mardav Jain (@mardavj) November 26, 2019
is it bad that i’m watching a billie eilish interview and she’s like “drake is like the nicest dude i’ve spoken to” and the fuckin sirens started going off in my brain lol— hey all, andrew here (@bearfaceV1) November 25, 2019
Drake when Billie Eilish tells Vanity Fair they text all the time: pic.twitter.com/sjdHdR6bCq— Zach Meikle (@ZachInAmerica) November 26, 2019
Drake is yet to comment on Billie's recent statement.
Meanwhile, the 'In My Feelings' rapper has been romantically linked to Kylie Jenner, 22, after it was reported that the pair have mutual feelings" for each other.
Drake, who has a two-year-old son Adonis with artist and former adult film star Sophie Brussaux, has "always had a thing for Kylie," and inside source says.