Justin Bieber is extremely familiar with what can happen to a young musician when they reach an incredible level of fame. And, the 25-year-old singer got emotional when talking about his new friendship with Billie Eilish because he is concerned for the 18-year-old.
During his interview with Apple Music’s Beats 1, Bieber said he will always be there for Eilish no matter what.
Video of Justin Bieber talking about how he wants to protect Billie Eilish from the industry: https://t.co/8b8fAuYTJG
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“[I’ll] let her do her thing and if she ever needs me, I’m gonna be here for her,” said Bieber as he wiped tears from his eyes. “Just protecting those moments because people take for granted encounters. I just wanna protect her, you know? I don’t want her to lose it. I don’t want her to go through anything I went through. I don’t wish that upon anybody. So if she ever needs me, I’m just a call away.”
In the past year, Eilish has reached an unprecedented level of success and fame in the music industry. In the last month alone she swept the four major categories at the Grammys, performed at the Oscars, and released the new James Bond theme song for the upcoming film No Time To Die.
Eilish is still a teenage girl and she has been incredibly candid about her love of Bieber, which was strong before she became famous. The Bad Guy singer recently posted pics and a video on Instagram to show that she’s been a true Belieber for a long time. She also posted a clip of Bieber’s interview where he talked about her,and in the caption she urged her fans to “stream changes,” which is Bieber’s new album.
According to Us Weekly, Eilish was finally able to meet Bieber at Coachella in April 2019. The duo hung out during Ariana Grande’s set and danced when she sang Tearin’ Up My Heart with ‘NSync (minus Justin Timberlake). Eilish and Bieber went on to collaborate on a remix of Bad Guy.
Eilish is such a big fan of Bieber that she shared their first contact via social media in March 2019. After Bieber followed her on Twitter, Eilish revealed that the Canada native DMed her a screenshot of a message she sent him in 2014.
Eilish said it was “crazy” and “embarrassing,” but she insisted she only sent him one message despite having a fan account. Billie Eilish said she didn’t want to bother Justin Bieber, and she remembers not DMing him “for months and months and months.”
The Grammy winner also revealed what she sent Bieber in that first message: “Hey, Justin. I just wanted to talk. How are you? Please answer.”