The days of Hannah Montana are gone forever. Her soul was eaten by Miley Cyrus, a name that can have many connotations for different people: Disney princess gone wild, fail twerking, and worst decision making ever. Don’t get me wrong, I am not hating on her. She is actually a very beautiful woman (even if her behind is deflated), and her voice is brilliant (if you don’t believe me check out this Backyard session of “Jolene”), but fans just can’t understand what happened with her. Obviously, every individual in this world has the right to live his life as he sees fit, but when you are a public person, and model for little girls between the age of 12 and 18 you have a responsibility. Like so many Disney stars before her (Lindsay Lohan, Demi Lovato), she has discovered her sexuality. She is all “grown up” now.
1. Provocative Performances
At the 2009 choice awards, Miley shocked the entire world by pole dancing during a rendition of Party in the USA. Granted, it may not have been a pole dance in the entire sense of the word, but it was the first time that viewers saw the dark side of Miley. And then came the 2013 VMA Awards performance… The only thing that I could think about was what was her father feeling. He has been with her for so long, and once she was unleashed, this happened.
“They told me [beforehand] that Miley’s going to take her clothes off and dance around and she might bend over” that is all Robert Thick knew before the show. He was probably not expecting any twerking, and neither was the audience. Just take a look at their reactions:
This may very well be the fail of the year, in terms of live performances, but all we can hope is that people will, at some point, forget.
We honestly don’t know whether Miley was proud or embarrassed by her performance but one thing is for certain. She is an actress and a singer, she used to be a Disney Star with a squeaky image, which she probably wished to get rid of. So while she was doing some good things – attracting attention, being her own self, and creating her own style, she was also missing some vital points. She is shaping and sending a message to her fans, and this message should not include sultry references.
As we already said, there is no problem with showing your true self, butthis doesn’t mean that all of us should start harassing people on the street just because we are closet perverts, or twerk just because we feel like it. Is this the message that she wants to convey? I actually feel very sorry for her, because she tried to become sexier, and she failed miserably.
2. The Singing
Sure, Hanna Montana’s clean cut image may be gone, but this did not influence her singing in any way. Miley is still an excellent singer. The music video for “Wrecking Ball” may have been pathetic (She was singing about love, did she really have to shed her clothes and lick everything on set?) but it looked like she was singing from the bottom of her heart, and the song really has a strong message.
Steven Kardynal did a FAR better job with the video:
As far as the “We Can’t Stop” hit is concerned, the clip totally ruins it for me. I have nothing against the song (although it’s also not my favorite). Being yourself, and expressing your personality is perfectly fine, as long as you are not molesting teddy bears, and.. other girls… or giving the crazy look..
In conclusion, Miley Cyrus is another princess who had an overdose of Disney. Having to play it nice all the time must have made her wish to become someone else. Too bad she failed. Here’s some Miley “words of wisdom” for your enjoyment.