Miley Cyrus has tried very hard to shake her old Hannah Montana image. Cyrus made these revelations during an Elle cover story that has prompted many a headline. She said that after she turned 18, she grew up by doing more than becoming a legal adult. It made it that much more difficult to be Hannah Montana. It got weird. It just felt like … I was grown up. She plays Ashley O, a pop star trying to shed her former persona.
This Is the Exact Moment Miley Cyrus Knew She Was Done With Hannah Montana
Miley Cyrus: 'I'm an adult and I'm acting like a kid'
Unsurprisingly, the criticisms came quickly. How is this image of former child star Miley Cyrus appropriate for year-olds? But her critics miss the real point. Becoming an adult used to mean entering into a world of big and important things, like work, political engagement, argument.
Goodness gracious Miley, just what exactly is going on in your head? Miley Cyrus has pulled some nutty stunts in her time, but her controversial interview with Rolling Stone has left us scratching our heads so hard that we've been marched out of the office and told to book an appointment with the local nit inspector. We don't know if her recent break up with Liam Hemsworth is making her more or less crazy than usual, but it seems that Miss Cyrus is definitely out to shock.