Oh, Miley Cyrus. So young, so unbelievably incapable of any amount of meaningful self-reflection. You see, Miley is still insisting that she’s a really great feminist – in fact, she thinks she’s one of the BEST feminists in the entire WORLD. It’s not because she demeans little people or smokes weed during an awards show; it’s not because she gets naked for Terry Richardson and got a tattoo of her grandma’s face. No, it’s because she’s living proof that women can do whatever they want! YEAH, FEMINISM!!
Here’s how she put it to BBC Newsbeat:
“I feel like I’m one of the biggest feminists in the world because I tell women to not be scared of anything,” she said.
She also said that her on-stage persona and revealing outfits were all part of her act.
“I don’t actually walk around all day twerking with my tongue out dressed as a teddy bear. I never worry about what I do on stage making me look bad.
“I think people if they actually knew me would be surprised at how normal I am. I’m definitely crazy but I’m normal. I feel like [I am] socially probably more acceptable than a lot of people in this industry because I’ve just always grown up around this and so I never have any kind of attitude.”
Just hang onto that part of the sentence – “I’m definitely crazy”. To be honest, I’m surprised her parents or her managers or something haven’t had her in therapy for years. I mean, even actual, non-celebrity people living regular lives can use therapy, so being forced to “build an empire” (as she herself described it) as a child must really fuck you up good and proper.
But seriously, Miley… this is not what feminism is. At all. You’re missing the point.
November 15, 2013 at 7:30 am by Jennifer
Miley Cyrus smoked a joint during her MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) performance. There. There’s your story. Why? Why does she do anything? Because she could. It was Amsterdam. Because she loves weed. Because she’s “just being Miley.” Because.
Are you still interested in hearing about this girl’s shenanigans?
November 11, 2013 at 5:30 am by Catherine St. Ives
We all love our grandparents, don’t we? I think I spent more time at my Nana and PopPop’s house as a child than I did at my own house – they were just that awesome. That being said, it’s nice when you get a little older and you can pay tribute to your parents’ parents in a meaningful way… like perhaps, you know, getting their face tattooed on your forearm or something?
That’s what Miley Cyrus did. “Because I am her favorite & she is mine,” she said of her grandmother, Loretta Finley, in photos she posted to her Instagram account. The tattoo was done by Kat Von D, which is hilarious because we haven’t heard Kat Von D’s name in reference to tattooing for years now so I kinda forgot that she even did that (no shade towards KVD – love her!). Anyhow, here it is:
I mean, it’s alright. The tattoo is… classy, if such a thing can be said, and I feel bad ragging on it because it’s her grandma and it was a really sweet gesture. It’s just… not my style. That’s okay to say, right? We can just leave it at that?
What do you think of Miley’s new ink? After all, it could’ve been a lot worse.
November 6, 2013 at 6:30 am by Jennifer
I generally don’t take Joan Rivers‘ opinion on anything seriously – besides maybe plastic surgery – so I’m not sure that her recent rant about Miley Cyrus will make many waves in Hollywood. However, she clearly felt she needed to lash out at the ‘Wrecking Ball’ singer, who Joan describes as “disgusting”. Well, that’s that.
From OK Mag:
”Enough! That girl is disgusting. She should know her audience, and her audience is 17-year-old girls! I would never have let [now 45-year-old daughter] Melissa go to a concert like that at 17 years of age.”
Well, that’s nice and all… I mean, listen – no one can deny that Miley is over the top and a total mess, but to call her disgusting seems like a bit of a low blow. Some of what she DOES I personally find unappealing, but Joan Rivers is just such a miserable old fucking cow now. It’s a shame, because while I never found her funny, I can recognise how revolutionary she was in the comedy world. There’s nothing funny about the shit she’s been running her mouth about in the past few years, and I think SHE is the disgusting one.
I never thought I’d be defending Miley Cyrus – and I’m not, really really – but seriously, shut up, Joan Rivers.
November 3, 2013 at 8:30 am by Jennifer
Miley Cyrus feels like she’s Lil Kim inside to the point where she needed to dress up like her for Halloween. And while most of the world thought, you know, WTF is wrong with her? Why is this happening 15 years after the fact? Why won’t Miley accept her extreme whiteness?, Lil Kim thought it was awesome, especially since Miley is one of her besties. That leads me to ask one question: How many drugs is Lil Kim on these days?
From MTV News:
“How awesome was that! Put it this way, she did me very well. I think she looked gorgeous. I love her; she’s one of my besties,” she said. “She’s like my bestie-slash-wifey. You know what’s so funny? As soon as she tweeted the picture, she texted me and was like she was like, ‘Happy Halloween, babe!’ … I think she did me well.”
While you might end up seeing a lot of people dressing up like Miley from the 2013 VMAs, very few people are going to be able to pull off Kim’s vintage look the way Miley did. “She’s so outrageous. She’s fun. She’s gorgeous. She’s just living her life.”
Yes, Kim. We are all out here “living our lives”, you know. That’s not something that deserves praise (though sometimes it feels like it, amirite?).
Also, how often do you REALLY think these two talk? My guess is that Miley’s Happy Halloween message was the first and only text they’ve ever exchanged (if it even happened).
November 2, 2013 at 12:30 pm by Jennifer
Let’s just all get this out once and for all and confront the elephant in the room: Miley Cyrus thinks she’s black. That’s not an unfair assumption, that’s not conjecture, that’s just the facts. She thinks she’s “urban” and has claimed that she’s actually Lil Kim inside or some bullshit and even though SHE IS IN NO WAY BLACK, URBAN OR ANYTHING BESIDES A BORN-RICH WHITE GIRL WITH NO REAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE BLACK EXPERIENCE, she’s decided what the hey, why don’t I just dress up like my newfound hero for Halloween?
That’s right, Miley decided to take on Lil Kim’s outfit from the 1999 MTV VMAs. Only 15 years too late, but whatever. In case you forgot the original, here ya go:
I’d like to give Miley props on one important front: not using blackface. It’s good to see that she has enough black friends/employees that they kept her ass on the straight and narrow when it comes to the offensive level. This costume may be outdated, a bit try-hard and super annoying, but it’s not hurting anyone (except my retinas). She really, REALLY wants to be black, you guys. Just in the cool ways, though! So long as she can keep living her life of white privilege while impersonating black culture in her spare time, it’s all good!