Miley Cyrus: ‘Hannah Montana’ Caused Me Body Issues

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Miley Cyrus Hannah Montana body issues

By Minyvonne Burke |

Miley Cyrus Hannah Montana body issues

(Marie Claire)

Miley Cyrus reveals in a new interview with Marie Claire that her former Disney show “Hannah Montana” caused her to have body issues because she was constantly dressing up to “look like someone I wasn’t.” She adds, “From the time I was 11, it was, ‘You’re a pop star! That means you have to be blonde, and you have to have long hair, and you have to put on some glittery tight thing.'”

“Meanwhile, I’m this fragile little girl playing a 16-year-old in a wig and a ton of makeup,” notes Cyrus, comparing the experience to TLC’s “Toddlers & Tiaras.”

Cyrus also tells the magazine she thinks the Disney show “probably caused some body dysmorphia because I had been made pretty every day for so long, and then when I wasn’t on that show, it was like, ‘Who the f*ck am I?'” She further says, “I was made to look like someone that I wasn’t.”

Cyrus, who sometimes tries to go against beauty norms by often flaunting her underarm hair, as Gossip Cop has previously reported, admits in the magazine she still gets “stuck” sometimes comparing herself to women she sees in “retouched, perfect photos.” Cyrus explains, “You feel like sh*t. They lighten black girls’ skin. They smooth out wrinkles… It’s crazy what people have decided we’re all supposed to be.”

The outspoken singer, however, has finally accepted the fact she’s “probably never going to be the face of a traditional beauty company unless they want a weed-smoking, liberal-ass freak.” “But my dream was never to sell lip gloss,” she adds, “My dream is to save the world.”


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