Miley Slammed For Disrespecting Blacks

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Miley Cyrus has been SLAMMED for disrespecting black culture. Via Huffington Post: Dear Ms. Miley Cyrus, Growing up, I was a huge fan of your hit television show Hannah Montana and some of the catchy songs you performed on the Disney Channel. Most of the themes reflected in your music revealed the life you lived as a teen in Hollywood with privilege and excess.

Being then a young black middle-class teenager, I never found the dichotomy to be a barrier between me as the fan and you as the celebrity. I found your personality to be entertaining and respected that you were being yourself and singing about situations that you can relate to.

This is not the case anymore. Given that we have both grown up now (you: age 20, I’m 21), the squeaky clean youthful image we all want to let go of in our twenties is normal. It makes perfect sense. With all things in life, we want to show our maturation and express rebellion to picture-perfect perceptions. But perhaps your recent direction is not only disrespectful and ignorant, but also racially insensitive.

Lately, I can’t help but hear about your recent fetish for ‘twerking’ and your new-found interest in showcasing it for the likes of rapper Juicy J while performing his street rap anthem entitled ‘Bandz Will Make Her Dance.’

Has Miley Cyrus gone hip-hop? I first wondered. But perhaps you took it too far.

“I want urban, I just want something that just feels black,” you were said to have told hit songwriting brothers Timothy and Theron Thomas for your new racy song “We Can’t Stop.” And to take it a step further, you express what “feels black” in the music video to the song as a portrayal of you “twerking” (rather badly if you are actually trying to master the craft) with a group of black women enticing you on.

So I guess you were referring to the “homegirls with the big butts, shaking it like we’re at a strip club” during that clip. I also take it that in addition to the tatted black guy with the gold chain in the back with you wearing your custom made grill… you now feel a temporary sense of blackness from that as well?

Go take a seat, or better yet, take a course on race, Ms. Cyrus.

In case you were not aware, artists like you continue to contribute to an ever growing problem in the entertainment industry that I like to call “manufacturing race.” Often low-key and subtle, but never appropriate, individuals such as you consider using racial stereotypes as a way of accessorizing a new look or change in self image. Don’t believe me, just ask Ke$ha.

It is one of the most microaggressive and disrespectful ways of implying, “Hey, I want to act out of character… let’s mimic the perception of this group of people.” To you, feeling “black” is a way to act like the white girl that you feel you obviously can’t be which is problematic within itself.

Your totally off-putting interpretation of what “feels black” is very narrow-minded in scope. In your case, shaking your backside like a stripper makes you feel like you have embraced what it feels like to be black in America. Or did you feel that the gold grill in your mouth and the gangsta like posture at the end of your music video make you feel somewhat connected to a specific “urban” feel you were trying to portray?

Ms. Cyrus, if you have infatuations with acting like a thug or dancing like a stripper that is fine… but with all due respect, don’t make such a correlation of it to any race.

Stop associating your fixation for “twerking” as a chance to feel black to your millions of white, Asian, and other non-black fans that don’t have the luxury to hide under the veil of your wealthy privilege and bigotry. Stop capitalizing off of racial stereotypes as a way to shape your image, how about just be your own damn self and embrace that. And stop perpetuating the constant industrial disgust of black exploitation in the sake of entertainment.

You never have been nor ever will be about that life, Ms. Cyrus.

What “feels black” is as versatile and subjective as the number of outfits, hairstyles, and jewels you use to cover up your identity, Miley Cyrus. It ranges in the empowerment that comes from overcoming many racial minstrel based stunts that is stigmatized in your banter of twerking and gold chains, to the pain that is felt when watching your music video in 2013 continue it.

Blackness is not a trend or a fad; it is the connection between a group of people bounded by a heritage that your ancestry has had a historical role in negatively impacting. You won’t ever desire what that “feels” like, nor would I encourage you to.

At the end of the day, being young and artistically rebellious is understandable. No one wants to hold on to the same image forever, but that doesn’t mean offensively perpetuating stereotypes about a particular race of people.

I know that in your lead single to this new album of yours (that I won’t be buying, obviously) you declare “we can’t stop… and we won’t stop.” But in matters related to the disrespect of my culture and race, I’m going to request that you do so immediately.

Sincerely,

Ernest Owens

Someone who is no longer a fan of Miley (trying to feel black) Cyrus

  • @MileyTribune

    People pretending to over-think EVERYTHING and twist everything to make a story of it and bring down an artist they don’t respect. It’s so sad. Setting such a horrible example.

    And I am far from racist because I AM BLACK, but let me just say. So many fellow black men and women I’ve met seem to find the tiniest things racist while they don’t bother me in the slightest. It’s pathetic. It’s like all these people need an excuse to be mad and remind the world that we blacks were once discriminated against.

    This woman is not bringing to light anything helpful expect reminding the world how closed-minded and sensitive bored people can be.

  • Anonymous

    You people saying Miley is “Acting black” and being racist is so hypocritical. Because a person twerks and hangs with black people and “acts gangster” and wears gold chains does NOT make a person “black”. How sterotypical and disrespectful. EVERYTHING this article states and u haters are bitching about is hypocritical, racist bullshit and I am truly offended by you ALL.

  • Anonymous

    Good lord, let’s all sit here and condemn Miley like we’re perfect creatures for saying something that she definitely didn’t mean offensively and if she could re-phrase she probably would. You all know she meant no harm in saying she wanted her new music to feel “more black”. My god.

    It’s like this whole Paula Dean incident blown out of proportion again. GET THE FUCK OVER. You’re all arrogant fuckers who need an excuse to hate on this poor woman. She’s still slaying your fave, so gtfoi.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

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    THANK YOU.

  • Anonymous

    hahaha finally.

  • Crystal

    Sounds more like someone hit the nail on the head. She looks really stupid walking around half naked. And if the way she is dressing and acting is her wanting to feel black/urban then she has watched WAY to many rap videos and 90’s movies…

  • Anonymous

    TheLuckyOne said:

    lol I’m a girl, why do u think I’m a guy? haha

    ———————-

    I’m sorry, I wasn’t being clear. I meant the person who wrote the Huffington Post article is a guy. My bad!

  • Anonymous

    LOL this is pathetic. Truth is no matter what Miley does, people will always hate on her for some reason. And I find it even more hilarious why OU posted this negative irrelevant comment from someone we don’t even know, just like it posted only the bad critics about her song, when most of the critics were good.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know why he found it offensive, she said she wanted it to feel black but she never said that ONLY BLACK PEOPLE shake their butts, party hard, etc. C’mon, the guy himself is being racist. Many rappers that are black do music videos like this, that’s the way it is, and she’s inspiring herself on that. There’s nothing wrong about that. OU is just trying to create polemic, BUT FAILED.

  • Anonymous

    I’m black and I’m a huge Miley fan. People like to find reasons to get offended. It’s total bullshit. I had no idea what twerking was until I saw the unicorn onesie video. I honestly don’t care who it came from, I thought it was funny. Honestly, it’s not racially insenstive AT ALL. I’ve never actually seen anybody twerk, ever, so, it’s not even a big deal. Leave her alone. I like her, she doesn’t mean any harm. Let her find herself and enjoy life. Now, anyone who’s not black can’t twerk? Ignore this article people, it’s a load of shit.

  • Anonymous

    Yet she would probably be a “racist white woman” if she didn’t do all these things.

  • Anonymous

    Who the hell is Ernest Owens? I think this dude just wanted his 15mins. of fame. Didn’t this video come out last week and people are still talking about. Just shows you the impact Miley has.

  • TheLuckyOne

    I’m sorry, I wasn’t being clear. I meant the person who wrote the Huffington Post article is a guy. My bad!
    —————-
    “Ernest Owens” yeah, you’re definitely right haha! :)

  • Anonymous

    Word.

  • Anonymous

    That’s the whole problem. Miley is not the impact the controversy surrounding her intentions is. This person and many others feel that she CLAIMS this is BLACK PEOPLE/CULTURE giving a poor representation of who most African Americans really are. This is all for MONEY and does not help the people she is basically dissing the hell out of. If you do not understand that then maybe this site was a bad place to post this. Maybe the comprehension levels on OU are just that low.

  • Anonymous

    I would like to point out that Miley was with a few black girls twerking in the video: not just her. so I don’t find her disrespecting anyone. the point of the song is to have fun anyways, so I don’t see the problem.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous said:

    LOL this is pathetic. Truth is no matter what Miley does, people will always hate on her for some reason. And I find it even more hilarious why OU posted this negative irrelevant comment from someone we don’t even know, just like it posted only the bad critics about her song, when most of the critics were good

    Ding Ding Ding we have a winner….. Yes Miley has been riding the I am controversial schtick since 2008 and that is all her people know. She wants this kind of reaction. It doesn’t matter to her she knows her fans will buy whatever she puts out.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous said:

    I would like to point out that Miley was with a few black girls twerking in the video: not just her. so I don’t find her disrespecting anyone. the point of the song is to have fun anyways, so I don’t see the problem.

    Yup when she was looking foolish and making the others look foolish, the people were black. When she is with who look like friends, they are white.

  • Anonymous

    Obviously, this article wouldn’t be getting a lot of press if people weren’t dis/agreeing with it both ways. So there has to be some middle factor where Miley is somewhat offending certain demographics.
    IMO, being half black, I’m not offended, I just think she looks like an idiot. But again, we all have our opinions; it doesn’t necessarily mean they need to be broadcasted.

  • just a person

    i dont get why people only take the negative sides and post about it when i first watched miley’s music i was shocked she wasnt the same miley but after 2 or 3 times of watching it i actually accepted it if she was an artist who just came out with this single to hit up the world people wou’dve respected her and loved her not just liked her LOVED her so i say gice it a slack and enjoy her new music and thats it leave her life and the way she thinks for her its her lives not ours if somebody tried to mess with our lives i dont even wanna answer we all know what we will do right ?
    and ocean up you need to show the good crtics on her new music

  • Anonymous

    This person and many others feel that she CLAIMS this is BLACK PEOPLE/CULTURE giving a poor representation of who most African Americans really are.
    —–

    No, she’s not saying that only twerking and wearing this and that are from black culture. She’s not saying: HEY GUYS THIS VIDEO IS SUPPOSED TO REPRESENT BLACK CULTURE. No. If it was supposed to be like this, she’d have to go more into depth of the subject. She’s saying she wants it to feel more black, which means, she’s inspiring herself in SOME of the things that belong to the black culture. THAT’S ALL.

  • Anonymous

    I have black friends who thought her twerking video was hilarious, they loved it.

    Hey ernest, chill out.

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  • Anonymous

    LOL it’s funny that she’s pleading Miley to stop. That bitch will never change.

  • Anonymous

    I feel the same. Miley needs to sit her ass down. & learn to use another part of her body, like her brain, instead of her ass.

  • Anonymous

    It’s sad what drugs can do to you

  • BrokenArrow

    This is like Selena with the bindi thing. Annoying.

  • Anonymous

    I still don’t understand what’s wrong with that music video. I don’t think it’s inappropriate because the song is about partying and having fun and in the mv they’re doing just that and all these other crazy stuff. Nothing in that video looks like an insult to me.

  • Anonymous

    I highly doubt 15 minutes of fame was his goal. Yes, I have to agree with you in that she does have a big impact. However, her impact is probably more bad than good to be completely honest.

  • Anonymous

    The bitch in this article sounds FAR more racist than Miley.

    lol.

    And calling Miley “disrespectful to blacks” is pathetic, given she spends most of her time hanging with black people.

    SMH. You people have far too much time on ur hands.

  • Anonymous

    Thats is not what he is saying. You all miley (white) fans need to get your head out of miley’s non- existing.
    —–
    Not true, Miley has a very existing ass. :)

  • Anonymous

    How can you get offended by something like that? What kind of bullshit.
    People wanna bitch about everything with these teen stars. The Selena bindi thing and now this.

  • Anonymous

    Stfu, this person who wrote this is the ah-mazing he said everything that needed to be said!

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    I want you and every other black person who hates white girls who do “black” things to never do things that aren’t “black” again. Never straighten your hair because that’s what most of us WHITE girls hair is naturally like. Never eat a burrito because that’s part of the HISPANIC culture. Just stick to your twerking and rap, which you feel entitled to. As a white person, I have a lot of black friends who don’t think other people are discriminating against them. However, I always have met a lot of black people who think every white person is racist because they will stand up for themselves. The problem is that the ones that do link everything to slavery think that they can be racist towards white people for no reason. And some of the people commenting may be “privileged little white girls”, but there are also many “privileged little black girls” in the world now.

    You took something and made it into a race debate which what HE wrote was saying just what YOU ARE SAYING.

    He’s saying that gold chains, shaking your ass, grills in your mouth, talking like your IQ is of a 4 yr old is not who we are as black people. There are black girls with naturally straight hair & there are also black Hispanics. We are more than the way Miley is representing us to look like, a lot of black people don’t even like rap. All music, jazz, rock, country, RnB, contemporary music, hip hop etc is an ALL race type of music. Black people don’t own one genre.

    It was like no one here wanted to see the truth in what he was saying, just tore his speech apart to mode how a few of you all really feel.

  • Anonymous

    Of course, everything a white person does is taken offensively by a black person.
    _

    Not true jackass.

  • Anonymous

    A M E N

    to this !
    it is true, very true, this person wrote essentially key points.

    but I also think Miley, might have said some mix of words, that didn’t really mean what she was trying to portray or say. So,

    I understand where this person is coming from, but its also about understanding what artist it is coming from

  • Anonymous

    LEGIT

  • Sandra

    Whoever wrote that essay lookin thang is a retard.

  • Anonymous

    i think miley is more after the black culture……which is completely acceptable. culture isnt a race.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya’ll not hear “Urban” and think “rap- hip/hop” and then picture “black rappers”. My god, stop acting like you’re even in a perfect position to judge Miley. You fucking kids are pathetic.

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous said:
    Obviously, this article wouldn’t be getting a lot of press if people weren’t dis/agreeing with it both ways. So there has to be some middle factor where Miley is somewhat offending certain demographics.
    ————————–

    Lol. OR these people agreeing with the essay are really just Miley haters who have never found her intriguing and need a new excuse to hate the woman.

    Stop trying to sound so intelligent and smart with your words again. The things you type of people say is not new. The last thing Miley would want to do is disrespect blacks, especially given she spends the majority of her time with black men.

    You’re all just so full of hate, I find it sad. The responses that call Miley “disrespectful to blacks” seem far more racist than anything I’ve ever seen tbh.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous said:
    Obviously, this article wouldn’t be getting a lot of press if people weren’t dis/agreeing with it both ways. So there has to be some middle factor where Miley is somewhat offending certain demographics.
    ————————–

    Lol. OR these people agreeing with the essay are really just Miley haters who have never found her intriguing and need a new excuse to hate the woman.

    Stop trying to sound so intelligent and smart with your words again. The things you type of people say is not new. The last thing Miley would want to do is disrespect blacks, especially given she spends the majority of her time with black men.

    You’re all just so full of hate, I find it sad. The responses that call Miley “disrespectful to blacks” seem far more racist than anything I’ve ever seen tbh.

  • Anonymous

    BURRRRNNNNNNNNN!!

  • Mary

    Of course, everything a white person does is taken offensively by a black person. This person is basically saying that the only people that are allowed to grow up, wear chains and grills, and be themselves are black people. Miley isn’t a 13 year old for people to be telling her what to do. She is more than capable of making her own decisions. If she was a normal girl, not a celebrity, doing this stuff and going through this phase, no one would even say anything like that. Just because she’s in the public eye, doesn’t mean she isn’t a normal girl. Everyone goes through phases. I happen to love this phase of Miley’s because she is really showing people that she isn’t what they want her to be. She is herself. Whoever doesn’t like it, doesn’t have to listen to her music. You aren’t forced. No one is. Selena Gomez is going through a bindi shit phase or whatever, but no Indian is speaking up about that. Everyone needs to hop off of Miley’s back. Seriously. It’s getting so damn annoying. You don’t have to like Miley, but what is it to you if she wants to express herself by wearing gold chains and grills?

  • Anonymous

    GET THE FUCK OVER IT. THIS IS MILEY CYRUS. SHIT. YOU FUCKING ANNOYING ASS BITCHES.

  • barbiescunt

    Do I think she’s attempting to exploit what some african americans call their culture? Yes. Is it offensive? No. Does she look like an ignorant ass-wipe? HELL YES. Miley FlopCyrus is just doing what she does best… Flop. Daddy can’t buy you talent forever, so she lost a bunch of weight, sweet talked a hopeful Australian, and learned how to twerk. Ah, the simple life.

  • Anonymous

    So according to this girl the only people who are allowed to twerk and use gold chains in the US are black people
    ———-
    did you even read the letter? it was written by a DUDE named ernest. since when are females named ernest lmao. and that wasnt the point of the letter…in fact, what you accuse him of, is what he accuses miley of. MILEY said she wanted her song to “feel black.”….in mILEYS definition, being black means acting like thug/stripper, with gold teeth. ernest pointed out that this is offensive and ignorant.

  • Anonymous

    hahahahahahah a this is beautiful. Miley Cyrus is spiraling out of control. She’s trying so hard to make a name for herself now that she’s died down to a nobody, a “where are they now” kind of actress/singer. She needs to stop. ASAP.

  • Anon,

    Agreed. All the way.

  • Anonymous

    I want you and every other black person who hates white girls who do “black” things to never do things that aren’t “black” again. Never straighten your hair because that’s what most of us WHITE girls hair is naturally like. Never eat a burrito because that’s part of the HISPANIC culture. Just stick to your twerking and rap, which you feel entitled to. As a white person, I have a lot of black friends who don’t think other people are discriminating against them. However, I always have met a lot of black people who think every white person is racist because they will stand up for themselves. The problem is that the ones that do link everything to slavery think that they can be racist towards white people for no reason. And some of the people commenting may be “privileged little white girls”, but there are also many “privileged little black girls” in the world now.

  • Anonymous

    Poor Miley. If she had at least a grade school education, she might think things through. Don’t think her home schooling was worth two cents.

  • Anonymous

    I’m a Smiler, but I agree with almost everything spoken in this news.

    I already have spoken before, now Miley is more artificial, more false than Hannah Montana, now she is a character in real life, professional life, as a singer, a singer false, no personality.

    WAKE UP Miley.

    Smilers who really, REALLY love her, they love her talent, who love real singer Miley, these fans can not, should not support this current job of her.

    WAKE UP Smilers.

    This “new Miley”, or this “Miley Urban” could kill her career if make a lot of success, commercial success, critical acclaim is already obvious that will never do.

    We Can’t Stop is ridiculous, the music video is pathetic.

    Miley Urban is ridiculous, is pathetic, she is now a huge joke for people who like music, not trash disguised as music.

    Who really likes her should encourage it to properly use his talents again, and make real music, be a real singer, not this bizarre thing selling shit, making everything for money.

    Smilers also might question Mr. Larry Rudolph if he pretente transform Miley in the “new Britney Spears.” Britney is a singer, an artist respected?

    Ask him in his twitter.

    You, fans, who love Miley, want ten years from now she is respected in the music world such as Britney? Want?

    If it continues as it is now, ten years from now she will get the same respect that Britney has, but will not have the same success, because Britney has “talent” for this kind of music, Miley has not, her it will only get to be a failed joke. unsuccess, unrespected.

    WAKE UP Miley, please, WAKE UP.

    WAKE UP Smilers, work together for Miley, for true Miley, the talented singer Miley who we all love so much and we know the size of your musical potential.

    WAKE UP Smilers. WAKE UP.

  • Anonymous

    “just like it posted only the bad critics about her song, when most of the critics were good.”

    kkkkkkkk

    Please, stop being a liar, the critics about WCS were so bad.

  • Anonymous

    You guys just do not get it…. I really understand though because most of you are privileged little white girls.

    African American people living in the US are still stuck on slavery, their minds immediately tell them to hate the white man and his white woman unless of course you just want to fuck the white girl. They want to run away from everything that is linked to the white man – his music, his movies, his names, his way of life

    Why do you think the AA community came up with hop hop and rap? So that they rebel against country and classical music.
    Why do you think Tyler Perry despite being seriously monotonous, weird and not funny keeps producing films? Because black people demand them just to erase white imperialism in their heads.
    Why do you think they name their kids Laqueesha, Laqwan, Shananay and Fantasia? To rebel against having their own identities as Africans stripped from them and forcefully named Nathan or Amy or Jane!

    The reason why they are offended by Miley(and basically every other white girl trying to act black) is because once one white person does that every other white girl tries to as well like the Harlem shake and the dougie and now twerking and once again something they invented becomes an American thing when they want it to be identified as an AFRICAN AMERICAN thing.

    I hope you get what I am trying to say

  • Anonymous

    And yes despite what you may think…. there is something called acting black, the AA community especially made sure they would try to define the little culture they have left by acting, talking, walking and living differently from the white man. You guys trying to refute that is just as they expect you to do as children of their forefathers’ slave masters.

    Of course there are other black people who do not believe this and go on with their lives by getting over slavery but most of them…. think this exact way.

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  • Anonymous

    I think what Ernest finds unsettling is the fact that she’s quoted as saying she does those things because she wants to be black. And thus attributes twerking and gold chains to black people.

    “So according to this girl the only people who are allowed to twerk and use gold chains in the US are black people?” – Do you see what’s wrong with that? Well Ernest thinks Miley’s doing the same thing by perpetuating the seterotype.

    Songs are meant to encourage emotion, whether positive or negative, so yeah it’s just a song.

  • yesaella

    So according to this girl the only people who are allowed to twerk and use gold chains in the US are black people?
    ——————————
    you didnt read it right.
    the author was basically saying that ‘twerking, wearing grills, acting thuggish…etc’ does NOT make someone black. miley says she wants music that sounds black. which is impossible since black is a race not a sound -_-

  • TheLuckyOne

    So according to this girl the only people who are allowed to twerk and use gold chains in the US are black people? “So I guess you were referring to the “homegirls with the big butts, shaking it like we’re at a strip club” during that clip.” I don’t know why this girl finds that so offensive, the other day brazilian girls were on twitter saying they were Miley’s big butt girls or something like that (refering to that lyric)and Miley replied to them saying she couldn’t wait till her next southern american tour. It’s not about black ppl, it’s just about girls having fun. People are taking it too seriously when it’s just a song.

  • Anonymous

    I think that was not what he meant. He wasn’t saying that black people are the only ones who are allowed to wear gold chains and to twerk. He rather felt offended by the fact that Miley Cyrus – in his opinion – made it look like that are typical things for Afroamericans to do. He didn’t like that Miley talked about feeling black by twerking and wearing gold chains. He felt like Miley was promoting certain stereotypes there and I can understand what he means, although I don’t have any right to feel offended by anything Miley Cyrus does since I am neither American nor black nor am I interested in anything this young woman does.
    I simply liked the way that young man expressed his opinion in such a well-behaved and clear way. :)

  • yesaella

    i only read the top three comments and smh.
    leave it to white people to try and tell black people what they should and shouldnt be offended by. like it wasnt bad enough you enslaved our ancestors, now you want to be rude to us and get away with it too?
    no.
    my response to Ernest Owens is PREACH.
    i hear you ;) what miley said was wrong. maybe if she had stopped at urban id let it go. but this chick said ‘i want it to feel black’
    but tell me oh miley. how exactly does a color sound?
    if you were referencing to black people, then youre still SOL cause then your music would have to sound like jazz, rock, indie, hip hop, rap, pop, and a whole lot more. cause black artists have done so much more than just rap/hip hop….which is what im guessing is the sound youre going for.

  • Anonymous

    Wow, sounds like someone had a bad day. lmao!!!

  • Anonymous

    ^^^ Get over yourself. So sick of you people feeling sorry for yourselves. Fuck the pity party.

  • Anonymous

    meh guys. Just meh

  • Anonymous

    This is like Selena with the bindi thing. Annoying.
    —–
    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Yeah! Word! Hommey!

  • Cecilia

    Agreed.

  • Cecilia

    Agreed.

  • Jennay

    OMFG thats exactly what I’ve been thinking ever since she started acting like a ratchet hoe. Thanks for putting this into words, this is so accurate!

  • Mack

    TheLuckyOne said:
    So according to this girl the only people who are allowed to twerk and use gold chains in the US are black people? “So I guess you were referring to the “homegirls with the big butts, shaking it like we’re at a strip club” during that clip.” I don’t know why this girl finds that so offensive, the other day brazilian girls were on twitter saying they were Miley’s big butt girls or something like that (refering to that lyric)and Miley replied to them saying she couldn’t wait till her next southern american tour. It’s not about black ppl, it’s just about girls having fun. People are taking it too seriously when it’s just a song.

    ———-

    Just pointing out that the person who wrote this is a guy.

  • TheLuckyOne

    lol I’m a girl, why do u think I’m a guy? haha

  • BangBang

    The main issue is that she associates all the things cited before as being ‘black’ and therefore generalizing an entire group! If she would’ve just said that this is the new her or whatever she is trying to achieve, maybe people wouldn’t feel as offended as they are now.

  • Anonymous

    Who cares? Selena is trying to be Indian and Miley is trying to be Black… call it globalisation

  • Anonymous

    Jun 24, 2013 @ 04:06 pm
    TheLuckyOne said:
    So according to this girl the only people who are allowed to twerk and use gold chains in the US are black people? “So I guess you were referring to the “homegirls with the big butts, shaking it like we’re at a strip club” during that clip.” I don’t know why this girl finds that so offensive, the other day brazilian girls were on twitter saying they were Miley’s big butt girls or something like that (refering to that lyric)and Miley replied to them saying she couldn’t wait till her next southern american tour. It’s not about black ppl, it’s just about girls having fun. People are taking it too seriously when it’s just a song.

    1.- a GUY wrote that.
    2.- She said she wants music that feels black, thats why that black guy wrote that.

    Alot of black people feel like she is using the urban or “black” culture for sales. If twerking wasnt just about black people then why did she had ONLY black girls in the “twerk” part of the video?

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous said:
    I don’t know why he found it offensive, she said she wanted it to feel black but she never said that ONLY BLACK PEOPLE shake their butts, party hard, etc. C’mon, the guy himself is being racist. Many rappers that are black do music videos like this, that’s the way it is, and she’s inspiring herself on that. There’s nothing wrong about that. OU is just trying to create polemic, BUT FAILED.

    How is “trying to feel black” is not offencive?. IT IS!!
    She said she wants to feel black so then what does she do? twerk, uses grillz, has black guy eating money on her video, etc.
    THAT IS RACIST!!

    Oh and before you talk there are ALOT of black people who are not happy how some rappers make the black community seem. EX: lil wayne, nicki minaj, all young money tbh. and more

  • Anonymous

    Miley is spiraling out of control — really, and how many times has this been said, numerous times, and I have yet to see any signs of that.

  • Anonymous

    Apparently a lot of OU readers can’t read/interpret things very well. Completely over some of their heads.

  • Anonymous

    Jun 24, 2013 @ 07:41 pm
    Mary said:
    Of course, everything a white person does is taken offensively by a black person. This person is basically saying that the only people that are allowed to grow up, wear chains and grills, and be themselves are black people.

    Thats is so not what he is saying. You all miley (white) fans need to get your head out of miley’s non- existing ass.

    He is saying that first she says she wants to feel black and then she shows up twerking and using grillz? oh ok. i had no idea that THAT was being black.