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Halsey Responds to Critics Who Question What She Stands For

Halsey Responds to Critics Who Question What She Stands For

Halsey graces the cover of Marie Claire‘s August 2018 issue, out on July 19.

Here’s what the 23-year-old superstar had to say…

On her response to critics who question what she stands for: “In one year, I performed at the Nobel Peace Prize [Concert] in Oslo, donated $100,000 to Planned Parenthood, got my first Grammy nomination, showed my t-ts in Playboy, and did about 150 tequila shots. I did all those things, and it’s because I’m multidimensional.”

On how performing allows her to cope with mental illness: “I release endorphins, serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine. Like, it’s literally a drug response. I don’t manage my mental illness to keep up with my lifestyle; I manage my lifestyle to keep up with my mental illness.”

On enjoying her new-found success:Payton [her best friend] and me used to live on f–king Hot Pockets, and now we’ve eaten caviar on three continents.”

On what the future holds: “Once my tour is over, I feel like anything could happen. I could decide I want to move to Italy for a year and write. I could get pregnant. I finally have enough stability in my career where I can take a breath. I feel like I can let life happen.”

For more from Halsey, visit MarieClaire.com.

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Credit: Mark Seliger; Photos: Marie Claire
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