The pandemic opened up the floodgates for online shopping, but it also opened up Billie Eilish to realistic prices of food versus how much she thought it costs.
The 19-year-old global phenomenon told Vanity Fair in her latest cover story that adulting has introduced her to pragmatic prices after she "grew up with no money." Now, stardom has catapulted her into tremendous wealth, from selling multiplatinum records to selling out arena tours. (Although, the VF cover story stated, Eilish's team debunked previous reports that she took home a $25 million paycheck from her upcoming AppleTV+ documentary Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry.)
"It’s a really weird position I’m in. I feel kind of stupid because I’m like, I don’t know how much Froot Loops are. I tried to order one box of Froot Loops and I was like, Oh yeah, sure. It’s $35. I didn’t know that that’s expensive," she said while raising her eyebrows. "I ordered 70 boxes."