Miley Cyrus

Here’s Another Reason Miley Cyrus Probably Deserved That Perfect Nicki Minaj Diss

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As soon as we thought it was safe to embrace Miley Cyrus again — her pipes are so strong, and we love those inclusive Happy Hippie videos — she went and reignited the Nicki Minaj-Taylor Swift feud with an interview that went in on Minaj. If you were watching the VMAs last night, then you saw that Nicki’s response was fast and furious — “What’s good, Miley?” is destined to become a cultural catchphrase. Assuming it was genuine and not scripted, was this public ire deserved?
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2015 VMAs: “Kanye For President” Derails a Series of Calculated Tweetable Moments

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When it comes to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, it must be asked: did we somehow forget about Kanye West? Since the nominations, the announcement of Miley Cyrus as host, and the subsequent beef surrounding both of those things, the hype around this year’s VMAs (August 30) had been surprisingly bereft of Kanye. What Would Miley Do? had basically become the refrain, and in the end the answer was (delightfully): Miley.
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Miley Cyrus Disguises Herself as an Australian Reporter to Ask People What They Think of Miley Cyrus

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Jimmy Kimmel Live, perhaps more than any other late night show, is known for bringing celebrities into a variety of pranks and games, and last night’s was pretty peerless: in anticipation of Miley Cyrus’ VMAs hosting gig, the show had the pop-star go incognito as an Australian reporter named Janet to ask pedestrians what they think of…Miley Cyrus.
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Is Asking Stars to Define Their Sexuality the New “Are You a Feminist?”

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Asking stars if they’re feminists can be an exercise in frustration. I mean, it’s great when they say yes (Taylor, Lena, Beyoncé). But inevitably they will immediately be criticized for not being feminist enough, or be positioned as movement spokespeople. Either way, it leads to further blowups — welcome to the movement. Feminist stars, they’re just like us.
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