So why did Billie Eilish almost go to therapy because of Justin Bieber? Apparently her love for the star growing up was way more intense than the fans might have thought. “I just want to say that we considered taking you to therapy because you were in so much pain from Justin Bieber,” his mother, Maggie, told the Eilish Apple radio show. Me and daddy in July 2020, (via Entertainment tonight).
The couple humorously recalled that, in particular, the video for “As Long As You Love Me” blew up Eilish. “I was watching the music video for this song and sobbing,” she says. “I remember this one and the video very well, and Billie brought it up … and just cry and cry,” added mom Maggie. “Everyone knows the whole Billie / Justin Bieber thing, but this song was a big part of it.” In sobbing, however? This is the next level!
That being said, Bieber and Eilish have since had an adorable timeline of friendship. Eilish first DMed Bieber on Instagram in 2014, via Billboard, Bieber reportedly responded five years later for this aforementioned collaboration, the pair finally met and kissed in VIP style at Coachella 2019. Now he is making himself a brother figure! “If she ever needs me, I’ll be there for her,” he tearfully told Zane Lowe in February 2020, according to Billboard. “I just want to protect her, you know?” Oh! Who is sobbing now, Bieber, Eilish … or us !?