“Boo These Opinions”: Simone Biles Scraps Remarks Calling Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish Overrated


Simone Biles might just be 25 years old, but her achievements stand taller than her height and age combined. Having won 25 World Championships and seven Olympic medals, she is undeniably the gymnastics GOAT. A recipient of the prestigious ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom’ her contribution travels beyond the gymnastics arena. A strong-headed woman, Simone makes sure to voice out her opinions, even when others fear.

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With over six million Instagram followers, Simone took to her stories earlier today to express her displeasure against some comments.

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Simone advises fans to ignore

As Simone took to her Instagram to take on some ‘unpopular opinions,’ she made it clear to boo these opinions.” As some users wrote, Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish, two of the most famous figures from the music industry, are “overrated.” Simone expressed her displeasure.

TOKYO, JAPAN – JULY 27: Simone Biles of Team United States reacts during the Women’s Team Final on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Center on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Shutting down the unpopular opinions with her own opinion, she wrote,I love Billie & Taylor.” However, this is not the first time Simone has expressed her adoration for the two singers. Back in 2019, she posted a tweet for Billie in which she wrote, “billie eilish i love you.”

Simone has always been expressive about her feelings. Fans know her for her unfiltered self. As she expressed her love for Taylor and Eilish, she also added something interesting. All in good humor, the gymnast maestro revealed, “But I was probably the only one who didn’t try to get tickets to Taylor’s concerts.”

Taylor and Simone have yet to meet officially, but the respect they have for each other is immense. Back in 2021, when Simone formally announced that she would not participate in the final rounds of the Tokyo Olympics, the Grammy award winner came out in her support.

When Taylor Swift paid Simone Biles a heartfelt tribute

On August 3 last year, Taylor paid Simone her respect by narrating a spot for NBC. It was done to mark Biles’ return at the Tokyo Games. For the unversed, after Simone announced she would withdraw her name from multiple events, she returned once to take home the bronze for Team USA.

ARIAKE, TOKYO – AUGUST 3: Gymnast Simone Biles of Team United States gets ready to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Women’s Gymnastics Balance Beam Final at Ariake Gymnastics Center on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Biles won the bronze medal. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Simone took the bold step because she wanted to prioritize her deteriorating mental health. In honor of Simone’s endeavours, a short clip was prepared where Swift’s famous track ‘This Is Me Trying’ from her album Folklore played as the narration continued. Taylor’s gesture moved Simone to tears. She extended here thanks to the singer.

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Simone was praised for breaking the convention and leading through examples. When Simone informed about her decision, many supported and praised her for voicing out.

Watch This Story: Jonathan Owens’ Heart Melted When He Saw Gymnastics Icon Simone Biles Cheering Up for Him.

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