Miley Cyrus has mirrored on the “upsetting” controversy round her 2008 Vainness Honest cowl.

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Discussing the journal cowl in a latest episode of her ‘Used To Be Young’ TikTok collection, through which she seems again at important moments all through her profession, Cyrus mirrored on how a lot she loved doing the photoshoot.

“Everybody knows the controversy of the photo, but they don’t really know the behind-the-scenes, which is always much more meaningful,” the singer mentioned of the duvet photograph which featured a then 15 yr previous Cyrus draped in a white sheet with purple lipstick on which was taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz.


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She continued: “My little sister Noah [Cyrus] was sitting on Annie’s lap and actually pushing the button of the camera taking the pictures,” she mentioned. “My family was on set and this was the first time I ever wore red lipstick. Pati Dubroff, who did my makeup, thought that that would be another element that would divide me from Hannah Montana.”

Cyrus then defined that the controversy behind the photograph was that the duvet confirmed her as the alternative of the child-friendly Disney character, Hannah Montana, she had been portraying on the time .

“This image of me is a complete opposite of the bubble gum pop star that I had been known for being, and that’s what was so upsetting,” she mentioned. “But, really, really brilliant choices looking back now from those people.”

When the duvet was first launched again in 2008, Cyrus issued a press release apologizing for the photoshoot. “I took part in a photo shoot that was supposed to be ‘artistic,’ and now, seeing the photographs and reading the story, I feel so embarrassed,” she mentioned in a press release on the time. “I never intended for any of this to happen, and I apologise to my fans, who I care so deeply about.”

In 2018, through the cowl’s tenth anniversary, the singer took to Twitter/X to share that she was not really sorry and tweeted a 2008 cowl of the New York Publish that featured her and wrote: “I’m not sorry…fuck you #10yearsago.”

In different information, Cyrus launched a her new tune ‘Used To Be Young’.  The observe was introduced earlier this week as being “dedicated to my loyal fans,” and it arrived with its personal video on Friday. It’s the first materials from the pop star since her eighth and most up-to-date album ‘Endless Summer Vacation’, which was launched in March.

The singer not too long ago mentioned that mentioned she was “thinking of Adele” when writing the tune.

After footage was shared of Adele telling the group at her Las Vegas residency that she was “obsessed with Miley Cyrus’s new song,” Cyrus then shared the footage on X/Twitter and informed the star: “I thought of you often while writing this song – always hoped that you would love it. This means the world to me. I love you. Mission accomplished.”

Again in Could, Cyrus confirmed that she can be taking a hiatus from touring and defined her causes for doing so. “It isn’t what’s best for me right NOW,” she wrote in a notice to her followers.

This week, the singer additionally mentioned her 2013 public argument with Sinéad O’Connor to mark her tune ‘Wrecking Ball’ turning 10.

Upon the tune’s launch a decade in the past, O’Connor wrote an open letter to Cyrus after the pop-star cited the late Irish singer as an inspiration for her specific video for ‘Wrecking Ball’.

Within the letter, O’Connor warned Cyrus to not let the music business make a “prostitute” out of her, with Cyrus then responding by posting images of O’Connor in a fragile psychological state and evaluating her to the actress Amanda Bynes, who was hospitalised after a psychological breakdown that very same yr.

On her new particular Limitless Summer time Trip: Continued (Yard Periods), Cyrus mentioned: “I had no idea about the fragile mental state that she was in, and I was also only 20 years old, so I could really only wrap my head around mental illness so much. All that I saw was that another woman had told me that this idea was not my idea.”