Overnight, the hashtag #BillieEilishIsOverParty began trending on Twitter because of a video showing the 17-year-old singer’s unimpressed response to Lady Gaga’s outfit choice.
In an interview about Grammys fashion with Variety, Eilish – a vegan – referenced Gaga’s meat dress. Her one-word response was an elongated “Yikes.”
Gaga fans assumed this was Eilish throwing shade at the A Star is Born actor, and criticised her for not acknowledging the singer’s influence on her career.
“The one time they semi-acknowledge Gaga, but not really…… yikes to that,” one person tweeted.
But, Eilish fans were quick to jump to the singer’s defence, calling out Gaga fans for “trying to cancel a 17-year-old girl for saying she doesn’t like a dress”.
“Y’all trynna cancel a 17-year-old over an opinion, yikes that’s embarrassing [sic],” another fan wrote.
The son of guitarist Eddie Van Halen went on to defend Eilish after she was mocked for her admission.
In a recent interview, the singer also revealed that Drake, 33, has her number and texts her. Her fans berated the rapper for texting a teenager.
Eilish has been nominated for six Grammy Awards. The ceremony takes place in LA on 27 January.