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Lorde Opens Up About Being Body Shamed When She Was A Teen

"It rocked my foundations."

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Between albums, Lorde enjoyed taking some time out of the spotlight — especially because she had to deal with horrible trolls at such a young age. She opened up to NME about some of the hate she got:

It rocked my foundations and could have fucked me, you know? I remember being made aware of my looks and my body in a way that I had never been. I remember all these kids online, I think I beat their favorite people to Number One, and they were like, ‘Fuck her, she's got really far-apart eyes.' I remember being like, ‘Whoa! How did I get all this way without knowing I had far-apart eyes?' Just weird shit like that.

Luckily, Lorde figured out exactly what she needed to regain her confidence: "I was able to return to my family and shelter against that and get to where I am now. I feel so comfortable in myself."