From the magazine: Halsey: “I’ve literally become the living version of a clickbait!”

Halsey: “I’ve literally become the living version of a clickbait!”

One of the year’s biggest success stories comes to terms with her fame, in DIY’s October issue.

In the new, October issue of DIY (out Friday 2nd October), ‘New Americana’ star Halsey comes to terms with her bonkers success story.

Internet-savvy in a way most record label execs would fall over themselves to understand, Halsey’s online presence is the perfect fit for 2015’s access-everything instinct; she’s the distilled form of what a thousand confused middle-agers would deem a millennial. She admits that her online standing leaves her with “a responsibility” to address certain issues.

“I had a writer tweet me and she said, ‘my editor just walked up to me and said ‘can you give us race content on Halsey?’’ I’ve literally become the living version of a clickbait! There’s a topic of sexuality to be spoken on, a topic of race, a topic of mental illness, and of age and artistry – I’m just a fuckin’ Buzzfeed article! It’s so annoying.”

Read the full interview in the October issue of DIY, out Friday 2nd October. Pre-order a copy below.

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