Troye: I have like a 3 year-old character, that I’ve like played since I was a little kid.
Grace: Is it called pale porcelain baby? (laughs)
Troye: (laughing) No, no. That’s a different one. His name is Bubby. And.. him and my sister, like I pretty much don’t talk to my sister. I mean, he pretty much exists cos of it, he does.
Troye: And like, the whole family gets involved.
Grace: Do they have characters too? or are they as themselves?
Troye: No, they are as themselves. It’s just Bubby.
Grace: And so Bubby speaks to your sister? so you’re perfect to continue on the trajectory of musician, because you already have your Britney Spears split/alter ego character.
Troye: And he’s 3, and he has a disorder like he never grows up, because one time I told my sister that he was turning 4 and she got, like, really upset, because she didn’t want him to change and grow and stuff
Grace: (laughing) this is something that you’ve done since you were younger with your sister?
Troye: Yeah, since I was like… maybe, it’s actually embarrassing, because I was pretty old when I started doing it, maybe, like maybe 13.
Grace: How old was she?
Troye: She was, like, 10
Grace: it’s also hilarious that she got so upset that this alter character could possibly grow up
Troye: So, i had my first birthday, Troye had his first birthday, since Bubby’s creation and I was like “Ok, Say, I’m too old to do Bubby anymore” and she started getting really upset, so I was like “Ok, fine” and I started cuddling her as Bubby.
Jack: What does Bubby sound like?
Troye (as Bubby): Hi, my name is Bubby Balsey, and I’m from Australia.
Troye: So that was “Hi, my name is Bubby Mellet, but he cannot say his last name”.
Grace: Where this did come from? Where is the origin of this?
Troye: I asked my sister to carry me to bed and I was like lying on the couch, doing nothing, and I asked her to carry me to bed, and I started talking to her like a baby, because I couldn’t be bothered to walk and I kept doing it
Grace: You don’t know how bad I want to see this character manifest itself in a video!
Troye: I haven’t even shown you how he walks.
Grace: OMG! Is there physicality involved?