In a recent interview with NylonHalsey talked about her sexuality, and shut down claims that she’s putting on a ‘bisexual’ front to try to win over LGBTQ fans.

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People will say, ‘Halsey’s pretending to be bisexual to get more album sales.’ I’m like, wow, godd–n, it is incredible that we live in a f—–g year where being queer helps you sell records. Like, that’s a pretty wild development in the music industry.”

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Even though she does identify as bi, Halsey says her sexuality definitely isn’t what she wants to be remembered for.

It’s like, Who is Halsey? Halsey’s a singer, Halsey’s bisexual, biracial, and she has a mental illness. That’s meeee, that’s how you sum me up in a nutshell.”

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I’m so much more than that. I like to cook and I paint really well, and I play eight instruments. I write, I’m well traveled, I have so many more experiences and talents and interests than these things that I’ve been condensed into.”

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