Miley Cyrus

  • Dear Sufjan: A Copy Editor Corrects Sufjan Stevens's Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

    Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens wrote an open letter to Miley Cyrus, correcting the grammar in her new song, "#GetItRight." A VICE editor has copy-edited and corrected Sufjan's letter. She also suggests some reading he might enjoy.

  • Bashar's Bangerz

    While the Western world spent the last few months debating Miley Cyrus’s right to gyrate on a teddy bear, Syrian citizens continued a three-year long discussion about Syrian actresses and soap operas’ public disapproval of President Bashar al-Assad.

  • What It Means to Be a Slut in 2013

    The word is as slippery as a used condom. Everyone has a different conception of what constitutes a slut these days, which makes it really hard to know when to be offended. To save confusion, here’s a brief guide to what certain breeds of people mean...

  • Miley Cyrus Twerking at the VMAs Was MLK's Real Dream

    Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. marched on Washington to tell the world about his dream, one brave young woman took the stage in Brooklyn to show us all not only how toned her butt is, but also how different America is from the Civil Rights...

  • Do Squeaky-Clean Child Pop Stars Even Matter Anymore?

    With the recent Miley Cyrus reputation-burning VMAs performance, one wonders if there is a sustainability and need for squeaky-clean pop stars. Do these kids realize that kid hip-hop acts like Matty B may just be a waiting room for a latex-bikini phase?

  • Miley Cyrus Needs to Take an African American Studies Class

    Miley Cyrus's latest video feels like a blatant example of gross cultural appropriation, akin to the Pat Boones and Elvises of yesteryear. I talked to Ohio University's Professor Akil Houston about all the ways Cyrus's idea of "blackness" was...