Troye Sivan Says People Are ‘Uncomfortable’ with His Positive Self-Image: ‘I Like My Body’

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Troye Sivan poses at occasion.Picture: Rodin Eckenroth/Getty

Troye Sivan is opening up about his relationship along with his physique.

The singer-songwriter, 28, shared an Instagram story on Oct.6 addressing feedback he is acquired about the best way he seems.

“I like my physique and I feel that makes some individuals uncomfortable,” wrote Sivan. “Do not ask me about this in interviews. I do not wish to discuss it until I wish to discuss it, which I feel is truthful. Ty.”

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Troye Sivan’s Instagram story.

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In July, Sivan acquired backlash for his “Rush” music video for not that includes a wide range of physique varieties. The music “Rush” is the main observe on the musicians newest album One thing to Give Every Different.

A press launch described the album as “a celebration of intercourse, dance, sweat, neighborhood, queerness, love and friendship.”

“I positively hear the critique,” Sivan informed Billboard following Rush‘s music video launch. “To be trustworthy, it simply wasn’t a thought we had — we clearly weren’t saying, ‘We wish to have one particular sort of individual within the video.’ We simply made the video, and there wasn’t a ton of thought put behind that.”

“There was this text yesterday, they usually have been speaking about [the lack of body diversity], and in the identical sentence, this individual mentioned ‘Eat one thing, you silly twinks,’” Sivan says. “That actually bummed me out to learn that — as a result of I’ve had my very own insecurities with my physique picture. I feel that everybody’s physique is as stunning as it’s, together with my very own, and it simply sucks to see individuals speaking about different individuals’s our bodies.”

Troye Sivan attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 31st Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party on March 12, 2023 in West Hollywood, California
Troye Sivan attends the Elton John AIDS Basis’s thirty first Annual Academy Awards Viewing Social gathering on March 12, 2023 in West Hollywood, California.

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Sivan has typically talked frankly about different particulars of his life. On an episode of Emily Ratajkowski‘s Excessive Low podcast, he mentioned he would not attempt to take intercourse too severely.

“I began to understand that intercourse is sort of like, inherently hilarious to me… it simply jogs my memory of animals,” he informed Ratajkowski. “And I feel that made it a lot much less critical. I’m like, ‘That is hilarious that I wish to do this to you.’ So that’s what I wish to do. That’s insane.”

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