"Bad Guy" pokes fun at the way people (including myself) try to present themselves as rule breakers. The initial idea for the song is like people that have to tell everybody that they are a certain way all the time? They're not that certain way. In general, I feel like you will never catch a bad bitch telling everyone she's a bad bitch. It's on - it's you.'' - Billie Eilish
''If you're going around all the time saying like, 'Yeah, I'm bad, I'm always breaking rules, and doing this and doing that.' You're not. I know that because I used to say that and I wasn't. Bad kids, bad boys, bad bitches, whatever, they do that s--t and they don't even know." - Billie Eilish
"'Bad Guy' is more about people that are always lying about themselves. A lot of it is about a lot of artists right now, a lot of rappers. I feel like pretty much all the rappers right now are lying, about how much money they have and about their house and their clothes etc. It's like, 'Shut up, you don't have this.' It's just annoying. And it's so easy to see through people when they talk about their money. They have nothing else, so that's all they talk about." - Billie Eilish.
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