This Billie Eilish/Lady Gaga Twitter Feud Is Too Weird

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December is a slow month, so it seems like a bunch of people got bored and tried to...cancel Billie Eilish? You may have seen #BillieEilishIsOverParty trending on Twitter and thought to yourself, "Oh no, Billie Eilish flew too close to the sun and now has said something racist/sexist/rude and I can't listen to her music anymore." Not so, but certain Lady Gaga fans would like you to think so.
It all started when Variety posted a video interview with Eilish and her brother, Finneas O'Connell. In it, O'Connell brings up Lady Gaga's meat dress that she wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, and Eilish's reaction started a whole storm of internet controversy.
The moment is so brief that you probably missed it, so let's break it down second-by-second. First, Eilish is asked about her six Grammy nominations. She gives a gracious answer and jokes that she used to judge all the singers' dresses. This prompts O'Connell to ask if Lady Gaga's meat dress happened at the Grammys, to which Eilish goes — "Yiiiikes."
That's it. That's the moment.
That is all it took for Gaga's fans to rise up in anger, upset Eilish would dare shade the singer.
However, these tweets are overshadowed by the overwhelming amount of fans, both of Eilish and Gaga, calling this so-called "feud" unnecessary. They reminded users that Eilish is vegan and that Gaga's dress elicited the same reaction when it debuted, since it was a political statement.
In reality, it seems like the #BillieEilishIsOver hashtag is mostly people asking why there's a #BilliEilishIsOver hashtag, and less anyone truly trying to cancel the singer. In other words: the internet in 2019? Yikes.
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