Miley Cyrus was no stranger to controversy throughout her twerk-heavy Bangerz period, from the songstress swinging bare for the long-lasting “Wrecking Ball” music video to her notorious VMA efficiency with Robin Thicke. Now, Cyrus is proudly owning up for disputed feedback she made in 2017 following that hip-hop-heavy period.
The 2013 album confronted backlash for cultural appropriation and utilizing hip-hop tradition for reputation. In response, the songstress mentioned the style in a 2017 Billboard cowl story, saying she was now not as massive of a rap fan any longer. “I additionally love that new Kendrick track [‘Humble’]: ‘Present me somethin’ pure like ass with some stretch marks.’ I love that as a result of it is not ‘Come sit on my dick, suck on my cock.’ I cannot hearken to that anymore.
“That is what pushed me out of the hip-hop scene somewhat,” she continued. “It was an excessive amount of ‘Lamborghini, obtained my Rolex, obtained a lady on my cock’ — I am so not that.”
The feedback had been met with backlash, with critics accusing the pop star of placing down a tradition she as soon as channeled when it now not helped her profession. On Tuesday (June 11), Cyrus took to the feedback part of a fan YouTube video titled “Miley Cyrus Is My Problematic Fav…Sorry” to apologize, posting a prolonged message on development and standing up for what you imagine in.
“Thanks for giving me this chance to talk up,” she wrote. “Being silent will not be like me in any respect. I am conscious of my platform and have at all times used it one of the best ways I know the way and to shine a lightweight on injustice. I need to begin with saying I am sorry. I personal the truth that saying … ‘this pushed me out of the hip hop scene somewhat’ was insensitive as it’s a privilege to have the power to dip out and in of ‘the scene.’
“There are a long time of inequality that I am conscious of, however nonetheless have alot [to] study,” she continued. “Silence is aside of the issue and I refuse to be quiet anymore. My phrases turned a divider in a time the place togetherness and unity is essential . I can’t change what I mentioned at the moment , however I can say I am deeply sorry for the disconnect my phrases triggered. Merely mentioned ; i fucked up and I sincerely apologize . I’m dedicated to utilizing my voice for therapeutic , change , and standing up for what’s proper.”
See her apology within the feedback part of the video beneath.