New York, NY – Halsey and G-Eazy had not one however two excessive profile splits final yr. The pop star by no means actually defined what led to the couple’s breakup — till now.
On Saturday night time (February 9), the 24-year-old singer — actual identify Ashley Nicolette Frangipane — stepped on the Saturday Night Live stage to carry out “Without Me,” one of many songs she wrote within the wake of their cut up.
As she sang, the phrases “I’m so sorry Ashley, I cheated” splashed throughout the backdrop, providing a not-so-subtle trace G-Eazy had strayed throughout their relationship.
Judging by the extra textual content on the display screen — which included “In New Orleans,” “In Minneapolis” and “In Los Angeles” — it wasn’t only a one-time factor.
Halsey addressed the dramatic efficiency on Twitter the next morning.
“as an artist, I’ve a privilege to stay trustworthy and write about what’s true to me. as a girl, I’ve a duty to not permit myself to be silenced by somebody who has achieved me fallacious,” she wrote. “my fact will at all times come by in my artwork. demise over silence, yo.”
as an artist, I’ve a privilege to stay trustworthy and write about what’s true to me.
as a girl, I’ve a duty to not permit myself to be silenced by somebody who has achieved me fallacious.
my fact will at all times come by in my artwork. demise over silence, yo.
— h (@halsey) February 10, 2019
The couple absolved their relationship for a second time final July after over a yr of relationship. In a current interview with Glamour, Halsey defined she used her artwork to flee the ache.
“The greatest lesson I discovered was to make artwork, not headlines,” she stated. “Because it might grow to be fairly simple, within the social media era, to go from being a musician to turning into a persona.”
“Without Me” was launched final December. The track grew to become Halsey’s first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 and captured the tumultuous nature of an intimate relationship.
“’Without Me’ is about caring for somebody a lot that you just lose sight of your self, Halsey defined. “I name myself a collector; I accumulate issues from individuals and use them to widen my creative repertoire in order that I’m writing from a end result of experiences from the world. But I’m an imitator as effectively, as a result of I’m so passionately placing myself in different individuals’s footwear on a regular basis.”
Watch her SNL efficiency above.