Miley Cyrus wearing sunglasses
The naked singer covers W Magazine this March.
That Miley Cyrus is naked on the cover of a magazine doesn’t come as a surprise. But that she was not photographed by her pal Terry Richardson and the pictures are actually tasteful (give or take a bleached eyebrow) – that’s where the surprise happens. Shot by fashion photography team Mert & Marcus, Miley’s editorial for W Magazine has plenty of nudity, but also plenty of attitude. The mag calls Miley “America’s baddest bad girl”, and while we don’t think that’s really accurate, we see where they’re coming from.
“I just don’t get what half the girls are wearing. Everyone to me seems like Vanna White. I’m trying to tell girls, like, ‘F–k that. You don’t have to wear makeup. You don’t have to have long blonde hair and big t–ties. That’s not what it’s about. It’s, like, personal style.’ I like that I’m associated with sexuality and the kind of punk-rock shit where we just don’t care,” Miley tells the magazine. Her idols, on the other hand, are feminist heroes such as Madonna, Blondie and Joan Jett, the latter being closest to her heart for the bad-ass attitude. Anyone that hates on you is below you, because they’re just jealous of what you have,” she continues, mentioning that she’s not trying to be politically correct and just generally doesn’t care about people’s opinions.
At just 21, Miley Cyrus could be done with music tomorrow, and wouldn’t have any regrets: “You know, I’ve made my money. If no one buys my album, cool. It’s fine. I’ve got a house, and I’ve got dogs that I love. I don’t need anything else,” she says. Not even a boyfriend is on her priority list. After a long-term relationship with Liam Hemsworth, Miley says she is not in a hurry to be with someone else, rather focusing on her music. According to Hollywood Life, the singer admitted she even lost the $100,000 engagement ring she got from Liam!
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Britney is back, for the hundredth time. Her new song is called Perfume, and she’s released it via her Facebook account. “This is like sharing a piece of my heart Listen to Perfume now! Pre-order Britney Jean + get Perfume tonight at 12:01am ET on iTunes” she captioned the release. The song is about a love triangle, and it features Britney Spears trying to “mark her territory” with her perfume. Her new album will be out December 3rd.
Justin Bieber just gave us a glimpse of “Recovery”, and now it’s time for another single, “Bad Day”. The singer took to Twitter to announce the release: “Bad day Sunday at midnight”. The release is part of a series the artist is doing to promote his new album, and it’s called Music Mondays. The break-up song is allegedly about Selena Gomez, although Bieber hasn’t said anything in this respect.
Miley Cyrus joined rapper Future for his latest song, “Real & True”. The music video will debut on November 10, but until then, the audio is out. Miley’s part goes something like: ““When the sun dies and the stars fade from view/ Our love will remain real and true/ Through the distance and cold depths of space/ The radio sings our song/ It’s a love real and true.” Miley has also worked with Future for “My Darlin” in the past.
Often being compared to Britney Spears because of her good-girl-gone-bad pattern, Miley Cyrus surprised everyone when she announced a collaboration with the singer earlier this year. Included on Miley's new album, Bangerz, the single is called “SMS” and it's now officially out:
And since the two pop idols seem to have similar paths, let's have a look at their style over the years and decide who wore it best:
1. The denim challenge
The year was 2001 when Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake were an item. It was also the year when they thought it appropriate to wear matching denim “evening” wear for the American Music Awards. Hands down for Britney, who convinced her boyfriend to do such a thing – Liam Hemsworth was never seen wearing matching clothes with Miley. However, Miley's Anthropologie jumpsuit from last year was far more appropriate for the event (dinner in Philadelphia), age and footwear (Converse).
Winner: Miley, for looking decent.
2. The hair shaving challenge
Both singers were photographed as they were getting rid of their long, blond (and signature) hair, and both of them seemed excited to do it. The results weren't the same, though: while for Miley it meant a change in style (from cute to edgy), for Britney it meant breakdown. The latter was apparently shaving her hair just to piss of her mom back in 2007. It has been said that Miley's new hair had it's role in the Liam breakup, but still, she managed to rock the hell out of that partially shaved hair.
Winner: Miley, for still wearing hers now.
3. The Terry Richardson challenge
Britney posed for Terry in 2010, as part of a Candies campaign. Take note that this was after Briney's meltdown and after giving birth to two children. The looked cute with her pink teddy, and completely toned. She was also 28. Miley posed for Terry this year, aged 20, and while still trying to figure out who she is. She's currently a “bad girl”, but will it last? She does rock the white tank and panties, in a very 90s fashion.
Winner: Britney, for having that abdomen after two kids.
4. The nipple pasties challenge
It looks like nipple pasties and fishnets are a match made in pop-star heaven. Britney wore hers in 2009, in a glittery bodysuit with over the knee boots and long gloves, as well as a hat. Miley went even further and paired her Agent Provocateur lingerie with a white fishnet dress (?), furry sleeves and boots. It's tough to pick a winner here…
Winner: Britney, for at least looking like a cabaret dancer.
5. The sunglasses challenge
Britney is not much of a risk taker with her sunglasses: she often uses them to hide her identity from the paparazzi, and she prefers oversized styles, often from opulent Italian fashion houses like < a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.glassesonweb.com/catalog/Roberto_Cavalli_abrc/sunglasses" target="_blank">Roberto Cavalli or American classics like < a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.glassesonweb.com/catalog/Tom_Ford_abft/sunglasses" target="_blank">Tom Ford. Miley has way more fun with her shades, often sporting unusual, new styles before they're even a trend. She loves vintage sunglasses as well as funky contemporary ones.
Winner: Miley, for taking some fashion risk.
The two called it quits after a 4 year relationship.
This is not the biggest surprise for Miley Cyrus fans, but her and Liam Hemsworth are apparently not together anymore. The former Disney star and her Hunger Games fiancee have gone their separate ways, after they both changed and grew apart. According to NY Daily News, images of Liam and Mexican actress Eliza Gonzales out in Las Vegas hit the press and reached Miley, who dumped her long-term boyfriend. Apparently, Miley thinks Liam was “less than faithful”, which was a deal-breaker. He's also been accused of sexting with January Jones earlier this year.
After announcing their engagement in May 2012, Miley has cut and bleached her hair, swapped her high heels for lace-up boots, has shot in two controversial music videos (We Can't Stop and Wrecking Ball, the latter showing her nude) and has had the most looked-down-on VMA performance we've seen in a while. The couple haven't been spotted together since August, so we think it's safe to say Liam had an equal part in the break-up decision.
Hollywood Life says that during her twerking on stage, Liam was already moving his things out of their LA house. It looks like Miley's dance was more of a revenge ritual (thanks, Taylor Swift, for teaching us how it's done!). “I definitely don't have time to deal with a wedding right now,” Miley recently told Harper's Bazaar. “But I will at some point.” Probably not her wedding to Liam, though.
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Check out her new music video, the track list and surprise featuring of her upcoming album.
If you thought the VMA twerking was Miley Cyrus' highlight for the year, think again. Apparently, her new album, Bangerz, has plenty more surprises for us. And it starts with the video for “Wrecking Ball”, directed by the controversial Terry Richardson. The video actually starts out nicely, with a closeup of Miley's blue eyes shedding a tear. But then it all turns around at the chorus, when the singer is all of a sudden naked, on a wrecking ball, and licking a hammer. The broken heart song turns into a sexy thing, as only Terry could do. The two previously worked together on a Harper's Bazaar photo shoot for the October issue cover, which is equally sexy.
After breaking the record for the most viewed video in 24 hours (now at over 13 million hits), Miley took the opportunity to reveal the track list of her upcoming album, which contains 13 songs, including “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can't Stop”. The bigger surprise is the guest star on the album: Britney Spears will be featured on “SMS”! There have been suggestions of this in the past, and now it's official. Are you looking forward to that song?