Because while she’s garnered two Grammy nods, a handful of Billboard Music trophies, and played at Madison Square Garden, those aren’t the goals that make up her bucket list. “No award, distinction or nomination changes my fans’ relationship with my music because I think the young people who hear it are intelligent enough to think for themselves,” she told NME in 2018. “That’s why I stopped taking care of everything.” I stopped going to awards shows: I didn’t go to the Grammys, I didn’t go to the VMAs … “
She devotes her time to causes, which are dedicated to events such as the Women’s March, participating in awareness campaigns for mental health and suicide prevention, and making generous donations for planned parenthood.
As for the rest, admittedly, she’s still figured that out.
“I’m in my 20s so I’m constantly evolving,” noted Halsey Marie Claire in 2018. “When I was writing about my Playboy cover, someone said,” Oh, you showed your tits in Playboy but you name it you a feminist? ‘ I said, “Yes, dude. In a year I performed at the Nobel Peace Prize [Concert] In Oslo, I donated $ 100,000 to Planned Parenthood, got my first Grammy nomination, showed my tits in Playboy, and did about 150 tequila shots. I’ve done all of these things, and that’s because I’m multidimensional. ”
(Originally published April 9, 2019 at 3 a.m.)