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Miley Cyrus Changed Her Image Because She Felt "Sexualized"


It's no secret Miley Cyrus loves changing up her look. Her most recent transformation came before the release of her latest single, "Malibu." Cyrus has traded in her edgy look for something a little more mellow.

Cyrus opened up in the August issue of Harper's Bazaar about what provoked this change in style. Cyrus said,

Cyrus made the interesting comparison of her "Wrecking Ball" era to her time on Hannah Montana. She explained how surprised people were by the revealing clothes and tongue-wagging,

TBH, that is way creepier when you think about it. Although the 24-year-old singer is embracing this time in her life, she doesn't look back with any regrets. She said,

Let's take a moment to reflect back on Miley's looks, using lyrics from her most popular songs:

You Get The Best Of Both Worlds

I Put My Hands Up, They're Playing My Song

It's The Climb

I Came In Like A Wrecking Ball

Yeah I Smoke Pot, Yeah I Love Peace

Next To You In Malibu

Despite changes in hair, makeup, and clothing, one thing is for certain — it's still Miley Cyrus. She mentioned the reactions she received from people,

Her main focus now is being a role model, no matter how she's dressed. Cyrus said,

Cyrus recently announced she has stopped smoking marijuana. But it's "just for now." She clarified,

I quote Justin Bieber almost daily, so I like this. If you don't, you should go and love yourself. In my opinion, Cyrus is at the absolute top of her vocal and songwriting game. Her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, agrees. He told ET during an exclusive interview,

Regardless of where she goes next, it seems that Miley Cyrus is happy with her look and career. Can't wait to see what's next.