Billie Eilish and Jesse Rutherford’s Controversial Relationship Timeline

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In case you weren’t one of the people side-eying Billie Eilish’s Halloween costume this past year and you have no idea what’s going on in her personal life, quick update: Billie is dating Jesse Rutherford—and despite the relationship being pretty much brand-new, it’s already controversial. Billie and Jesse have a significant age gap (she’s 21 and he’s 31), causing the internet to have a lot of opinions. In response, they’ve been out here trolling critics and casually making their red carpet debut, so obvi a timeline is very much in order!

August 5, 2022

Billie and Jesse are seen at the premiere of I Love My Dad in Los Angeles. Pics this way!

October 15, 2022

Billie and Jesse are spotted by a fan holding hands at Halloween Horror Nights. Romantic!

October 16, 2022

Billie and Jesse are seen eating at a vegan restaurant in pics obtained by TMZ. By the way, at this point, the internet starts spiraling about Billie and Jesse’s age gap—especially because he’s seemingly known her since she was 15 (note: they obviously were not dating at that time).

November 1, 2022

Billie trolls everyone who’s worried about her age gap by revealing her and Jesse’s Halloween costume…a baby and an old man (swipe to the last slide in this dump):

November 5, 2022

Billie and Jesse go full steam ahead with their relationship, going red carpet official at the annual LACMA gala:

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December 21, 2022

The duo clearly love a matching 'fit moment, because only a month after their Gucci ~moment~ they don the most festive getup for Billie’s 21st birthday party alongside a slew of A-list celebs like Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner, and Lil Nas X.

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March 12, 2023

Billie steps out in one of her most *chef's kiss* lewks at the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscars after-party, and Jesse...well, Jesse dresses like a clown—literally. Observe:

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For the occasion, Billie wears a Rick Owens gown with a striking tulle train, while her beau pairs his black tuxedo and red silky tie look with artistic clown makeup. Like, red nose and all. Tbh, regardless of everything, you really can't say these two are boring!

April 12, 2023

The “Bad Guy” singer posts a gallery of pics from Easter weekend, and reveals that Jesse was right by her side during the holiday. The second image shows someone's hand on Billie's lap, which we can def confirm belongs to the musician because of his giveaway “love” tattoo. Scroll through the photo dump for major cuteness:

April 13, 2023

Billie shares a mirror pic of herself and Jesse on her Instagram Stories in response to a prompt she'd posted for her fans to ask her questions in a true “ask and you shall receive” ~moment~.

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Welp, that’s it for now, but we’ll be updating this with the latest….

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