Bio: Ashley Nicolette Frangipane aka Halsey (born September 29, 1994 in Washington, New Jersey) is an American singer and songwriter.
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Halsey is best known for her debut studio album, Badlands, was released in 2015. She is also known for her song with Justin Bieber, 21, called “The Feeling.”
Halsey chose her stage name because it’s an anagram of her real name as well as a street in Brooklyn where she spent a lot of time as a teenager. When she was 16, she diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Halsey also identifies as bisexual.
In the five years since Halsey became famous, she was ‘committed twice’ to a mental health facility, without the public ever knowing. Now, she’s made the conscious decision to share the news with her fans.
If you’re out in London, it’s possible that you mistook Halsey for Joan Jett on June 5! The ‘Nightmare’ singer rocked an edgy mullet, bright blue vinyl pants and zebra heels. And, the side by side photos of her next to the rock legend are uncanny!