Billie Eilish 'Incredibly Offended' When People Laugh At Her Tourette's Syndrome Tics

  Billie Eilish is spreading awareness about living with Tourette’s Syndrome .  The Grammy-award winner recently opened up about her neurological disorder in an interview with David Letterman for hisNetflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. The singer was diagnosed at the age of 11 with Tourette’s, which causes uncontrollable repetitive movements or unwanted sounds known as tics.  The tics are involuntary and can manifest in gestures, such as repeatedly blinking the eyes, shrugging shoulders and blurting out offensive words, according to the Mayo Clinic . “If you film me for long enough, you’re gonna see lots of tics,” Billie shared. Billie EilishThe Ocean Eyes singer said that people sometimes misunderstood her tics during social interactions.  “The most common way that people react is they laugh because they think I’m trying to be funny,” she said. “And I’m always left incredibly offended by that.” Most of her tics have worn off, but Billie revealed she still has some m .. Full story on huffingtonpost.co.uk 

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