She may be known for her outrageous antics, but Miley Cyrus insists that she isn’t a bad role model.
The 21-year-old singer has hit back at those who claim her new (well, it’s not that new anymore) image wasn’t appropriate for her younger fan base by insisting that above all she is always polite – unlike some of her fellow female peers.
Just WHO could she be talking about?!
Speaking to Yahoo 7 TV’s Sunrise Australia today, Miley explained her ethos on how she treats others.
She said: “It really doesn’t bother me when people say I’m crazy because I am! My dad has always taught me that it should always be about the way you treat people.
“There are many girls that I know who are in this industry who come out, sit like this, and be all polite, but in person, they’re not so polite and they’re not so kind.
“I hope all the time, I’ve heard that it is, that my reputation is a good one. I say hello to everybody and I treat everybody the same. I actually treat people at the bottom of the list much better than the people at the top because the people at the top already have enough people sucking up to them.”
Hear, hear, Miley!
The We Can’t Stop singer also opened up about coping with fame – explaining that it doesn’t affect her because she’s been around it for so long.
“I grew up in this world so fame and money and knowing what they give you, which isn’t a lot even though people think it is a lot, I think people get really wrapped up,” she explained.
“At the end of it people can be the most famous and rich people in the world and have all this stuff but they’re not really that happy. And so I just decided that about a year ago my whole life’s goal was just to be happy all the time.
“Unfortunately it’s hard. I was telling my fans the other day that if you’re sad just live in that moment and be sad.
“It can be something that is internal and you can work through it. Everyone is just trying to rush out of their emotions. If you’re feeling good, feel good. If you’re feeling sad just be in it. Even though it’s cheesy just be in the moment.”
We have to say, we are loving this side of Miley. Good on you, girl!
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