The 17-year-old singer told Vanity Fair during her latest‘Same Interview, One Year Apart’video that she and Drake, 33, are friends and they text each other frequently.
“Drake is like the nicest dude I’ve ever spoken to. I mean, I’ve only like texted him, but he’s so nice,” she says. “Like, he does not need to be nice, you know what I mean? He’s at a level in his life where he doesn’t need to be nice, but he is, you know?”
Last year, Drake found himself at thecentre of controversyafter ‘Stranger Things’ actress Millie Bobby Brown, then 14-years-old, revealed that she has a friendship with the rapper.
Millie, who later went on to defend their friendship, said that they text each other “I miss you” and that the Canadian superstar gives her love advice. After Billie’s recent admission, her fans took to Twitter to voice their concerns over the friendship and question the rapper’s behaviour.
“is it bad that i’m watching a billie eilish interview and she’s like “drake is like the nicest dude i’ve spoken to” and the f*ckin sirens started going off in my brain lol,” wrote one.
“Does anyone else think it’s strange that Drake just has Billie Eilish and Millie Bobby Brown’s numbers? It’s definitely possible he’s just being a role model and it has to do with marketing but why’s a 32 year old man texting girls under the age of 17?”
Meanwhile, the ‘In My Feelings’ rapper has beenromantically linkedto Kylie Jenner, 22, after it was reported that the pair have mutual feelings” for each other.
Drake, who has atwo-year-old son Adoniswith artist and former adult film star Sophie Brussaux, has “always had a thing for Kylie,” and inside source says.