Sarah Michelle Gellar Responds to Billie Eilish’s Buffy Crush Confession

Billie Eilish attends the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Billie Eilish has revealed the id of her childhood celeb crush, and it seems her emotions could also be mutual. On April 27, whereas answering followers’ questions on Instagram Stay, the 20-year-old pop icon knowledgeable the world that the item of her youthful adoration was Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

Followers had been thrilled when Gellar reposted a screenshot of Eilish’s story on Instagram with the caption, “I am useless. That is all.” She added, “I am not a toddler anymore, however I completely have a crush on @billieeilish Okay… now that is actually all.” After seeing her publish, Eilish responded, “um oh my god,” in an Instagram Story.

Naturally, some followers instantly began pushing for Eilish and Gellar to collaborate on a music or venture. (In any case, Gellar did showcase her spectacular vocal expertise within the iconic musical “Buffy” episode, “Once More, With Feeling”).

Eilish is not the one Gen Z icon Gellar has praised. In an interview with Evan Ross Katz, she endorsed Zendaya for a possible “Buffy” reboot, Insider reported. Whereas followers have blended emotions a few “Buffy” revival with out Gellar, the actress herself desires the present to go on it doesn’t matter what. “On the finish of the day, it is all about nice storytelling,” she informed People. “If a narrative lives on, then I feel it needs to be informed in any incarnation it may be informed in.”

“Buffy” aired from 1997 to 2003, and through that point, it turned a beloved fan favourite along with making a huge impact on the future of television. Due to its sturdy girls solid members and distinctive use of horror parts, it definitely made an affect on a era of younger viewers, together with Eilish.

Eilish not too long ago performed at Coachella, the place she introduced out one other early-aughts-era favourite, Paramore’s Hayley Williams, and the pair performed an acoustic version of Paramore’s “Distress Enterprise.” Previous to that, Eilish and her brother, Finneas, each graced the Oscars and Grammys with their attribute artistry.


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