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“Put Some Meat On Those Bones”—Halsey Calls Out People Saying She Looks ‘Unhealthy’

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Halsey, who uses both she/her and they/them pronouns, took to social media to call out people saying that they look “unhealthy” in recent photos.

The famed singer has long been open about their health struggles, many of which have come about since the birth of their child, Ender, last year.

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On a post at the beginning of April, Halsey shared a carousel of photos with the caption, “The last time I attended the Grammys was 2017 and it was 3 days after I had my first Endometriosis surgery. I walked the carpet with my stitches still in 😅 As luck would have it, I’m attending tomorrow for the first time in years and I had surgery again (you guessed it) 3 days ago. Only posting this to say, if you see me be gentle lol I’m fragile. Fragile but excited 🙂 🤍”

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“I was hospitalized for anaphylaxis a few times,” the singer shared to their Instagram Story earlier this month. “After seeing, like, 100,000 doctors, I got diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Sjögren’s syndrome, mast cell activation syndrome, POTS, and I’m still looking for answers to the root cause of some of these things that could potentially be another type of autoimmune disease.”

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Halsey appeared to have had enough with the comments on their health that have been circulating recently, and posted a video to TikTok along with the song “I Already Know” by Walworth & Howell with the caption, “‘u look sick’ BC I AM! LET ME LIVE!”

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“u look sick” BC I AM! LET ME LIVE!

♬ I Already Know – Walworth & Howell
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The video has common comments the singer has received overlaid that read, “Halsey u look sick,” “Is she ok? Put some meat on those bones,” “She’s too thin,” and, “Looks unhealthy.”

Many fellow chronically ill people took to the comments to share their thanks for spreading awareness and support for Halsey.

“as a fellow chronically ill person I feel this so so much,” one person commented, receiving over 10.6k likes.

Another person said, “Been there!! 4 years diagnosed with POTS and EDS 🥰”

A third commented saying, “Thank you for being so honest and open about it all though, you’re helping a lot of people by this and the chronic illness community is behind you 🤍”

“I have POTS triggered by my pregnancy and I just want to say thank you for spreading awareness about this. ♥️so much love for you ♥️,” said another.

Written by Anna Good

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