The internet has given us many gifts, and one of those happens to be the 2011 viral song ‘Friday’, starring a then 13-year-old Rebecca Black.
The impressionable teen became a household hit overnight for all the wrong reasons when her track, which was paired with a low budget music video, was dubbed ‘the worst song of all time’.
While she made the most of her short-lived fame, over time Black has revealed that she has struggled with mental health issues ever since ‘Friday’ surfaced nine years ago.
On its anniversary, Black has opened up about the situation further on Instagram and revealed her new look. She’s unrecognisable!
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*swipe ->* 9 years ago today a music video for a song called “friday” was uploaded to the internet. above all things, i just wish i could go back and talk to my 13 year old self who was terribly ashamed of herself and afraid of the world. to my 15 year old self who felt like she had nobody to talk to about the depression she faced. to my 17 year old self who would get to school only to get food thrown at her and her friends. to my 19 year old self who had almost every producer/songwriter tell me they’d never work with me. hell, to myself a few days ago who felt disgusting when she looked in the mirror! i’m trying to remind myself more and more that every day is a new opportunity to shift your reality and lift your spirit. you are not defined by any one choice or thing. time heals and nothing is finite. it’s a process that’s never too late to begin. and so, here we go! this might be a weird thing to post but the honesty feels good if nothing else. 🤍
Her story sparked a conversation between Jase & PJ: