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Musician Oliver Sim Reveals He's Been Living with HIV Since Age 17

Oliver Sim, vocalist and bass player for The xx, recently revealed that he’s been living with HIV since he was 17 years old.In a recent Instagram post, Sim explained the meaning and content surrounding his brand-new solo song, “Hideous.”“I’ve been living with HIV since I was 17 and it’s played with how I’ve felt towards myself, and how I’ve assumed others have felt towards me, from that age and into my adult life. So, quite impulsively, I wrote about it on a song called ‘Hideous,’” he wrote.Sim continued:“Since writing ‘Hideous,’ I’ve spent the last two years having conversations, which was difficult and uncomfortable to start with, but has allowed me to feel a lot freer and has only strengthened my relationship with myself and with the people in my life.” Despite still being an active part of The xx, Sim has also been releasing music in 2022 as a solo artist.

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