Halsey considered having sex for money when he was homeless.
The hitmaker of "Closer" opened on the times he considered going when she was homeless when she was a teenager to make money.
Speaking at the Endless Youth without a home: a benefit to the My Friend's Place in Hollywood Palladium, said: "When I lived in New York, I was a teenager. My friends were choosing decorations for their bedrooms and I was discussing. I should or should not leave a stranger inside me to be able to pay for my next meal.
"It was not because I did something wrong. It was not because something had gone wrong, and it was not because my parents did not love me, because they did a lot. But a series of unfortunate circumstances lead me to be in that position, and it can happen to anyone absolutely ".
Halsey admitted previously that he knows that his pain "will always be there".
She wrote on Twitter: "reminder of yourself: happiness is not a substitute for misery. It's an addition. Pain will always be there. But it's worth it.
"Let happiness be combined as another option. So when the time comes, you are waiting for it, it already exists: the possibility of when you are ready to choose … @ me: life is not pain against happiness. It is not replaced others exist together.
"happiness does not come as a substitute. It comes to help lift the weight of pain … @ me: now remember that I have (sic)"