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Was Miley Cyrus's performance fun -- or way too much?

ABC News U.S. 2013/08/26 15:00:00
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The MTV Video Music Awards has long been known as TV’s strangest awards show and Miley Cyrus lived up to that reputation with a provocative performance that involved twerking and running a foam finger along her body.

Cyrus, 20, kicked off her performance by singing her hit summer single, “We Can’t Stop.” The pop star appeared on stage with a multitude of dancing teddy bears while she wagged her tongue out to the cameras and slapped a woman’s butt on stage.

dancing teddy bears wagged tongue cameras slapped womans butt stage

The former Disney star eventually stripped off her bear-inspired ensemble and revealed a nude bikini underneath as her dancers surrounded her with giant teddy bears strapped to their backs.

The weirdness turned into raunchy when Robin Thicke appeared on stage to perform “Blurred Lines.” Cyrus remained on stage to sing backup vocals and ran a foam finger along her private parts with some major pelvic thrusts. At one point, Cyrus appeared to be nuzzling Thicke’s neck. But the most talked-about moment came when Cyrus bent down in front of Thicke and gave him the mother of all twerks.

“Miley better get a damn pregnancy test after all that grinding,” joked comedian Kevin Hart afterward.

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  • debrarae POTL _ PWCM 2013/08/26 16:13:02 (edited)
    Way too much.
    debrarae POTL _ PWCM
    +30
    The looks on the Smith family said it all. And it's a shame, because the fact is Cirus has real talent (singing that is). So she doesn't need to act like that.

    2013 VMA awards Smith family watching miley cirus

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  • rand 2013/09/13 13:59:30
    Way too much.
    rand
    ...given her audience, it was perverse, typical of young entertainers in the spotlight.
  • Nicholas DeShane 2013/09/13 08:06:27
    Way too much.
    Nicholas DeShane
    She may think she is acting like another Madona or even Lady Gaga, but she is not, even they know where to draw the line, there is a difference between being eccentrically sexy and just being unacceptably lewd, she apparently does not get that.
  • Joker 2013/09/10 21:21:51
    Fun!
    Joker
    she just wants to have fun
  • Rickie 2013/09/04 14:58:02
    Way too much.
    Rickie
    +1
    Not just what she did but how bad she was at it. She just made twerking into the most retarded looking dance since the jerk. She tried way too hard to be something she is not. Sexy. Everyone knows either you are or your not. No amount of tongue wagging, crotch grabbing, or gyrating can change that. I still say she should have received training from exotic dancers. At least she could have looked better while selling peddling sex in order to boost her exposure and career.
  • MisterOriginal 2013/09/03 08:30:52
    Way too much.
    MisterOriginal
    Just ask my 18-year old daughter.
  • Al B Thayer 2013/08/31 03:25:39
    Way too much.
    Al B Thayer
    Never liked that kid from day one. Wouldn't let my grandkids watch her show. What a bitchy little kid. That is Joplin the rerun, mark my words. She must hate herself a lot.
  • DiViews2014 2013/08/29 22:24:13
    Way too much.
    DiViews2014
    It sure erased the memory of hannah montana.
  • LadySesshomaru 2013/08/29 19:56:06
    Way too much.
    LadySesshomaru
    Creepy
  • equalprotection 2013/08/29 19:44:24
  • Rickie equalpr... 2013/09/04 14:50:43
    Rickie
    When has it become prudish to call a train wreck when you see it. She just looks wrong. Even with not judging what she did and just looking at how she did it, she just looks wrong. Tried too hard and looked ridiculous. Should have trained with strippers to get her skills up first.
  • Patrick Henry~PWCM~JL 2013/08/29 18:32:21
    Way too much.
    Patrick Henry~PWCM~JL
    Need a third choice-didn't watch, don't care.
  • Just me ♥ 2013/08/29 17:37:02
    Way too much.
    Just me ♥
    That was the most vulgar publicity stunt I have ever seen.
  • das Just me ♥ 2013/08/30 08:21:01
  • Just me ♥ das 2013/08/30 17:50:26
    Just me ♥
    +1
    Every other what performance? That was the most vulgar performance I have ever seen...any other future performances by anyone will receive the same rating from me "vulgar" and grossly inappropriate.
  • das Just me ♥ 2013/08/30 17:55:55
  • Just me ♥ das 2013/09/11 22:36:01
    Just me ♥
    Actually, no it doesn't. I've never been a fan of provocative dancing or lewdness.
  • Krumcakes 2013/08/29 17:23:31
    Fun!
    Krumcakes
    +1
    All these teenage girls post videos everywhere of themself twerking in sports bras and booty shorts but once Miley Cyrus does it, it's slutty? Oh okay, that makes sense. Miley can do what she wants. All these celebrities are half naked and partying but Miley can't? Once again.. Oh okay, that makes sense.
  • Th8nos 2013/08/29 17:18:07
    Way too much.
    Th8nos
    +1
    Even Beyoncé looks disgusted by her performance...
    miley and beyonce twerking
  • jule-sy 2013/08/29 15:43:02 (edited)
    Way too much.
    jule-sy
    +1
    Extreme and she made herself look really stupid.
    there isn't anything entertaining about sticking out the tongue! Leave that to the band Kiss.
  • JS 2013/08/29 14:28:26
    Way too much.
    JS
    Embarrassing if you ask me.
  • Tobi 2013/08/29 13:30:00 (edited)
  • johnpar 2013/08/29 13:08:52
    Way too much.
    johnpar
    Nasty, raunchy and a complete turn off! The world doesn't need another Lady GagGag wanna be.
  • S. Gompers 2013/08/29 06:47:27
    Way too much.
    S. Gompers
    +1
    And stupid.
  • maryd 2013/08/29 06:03:37
    Way too much.
    maryd
    Choice should be Way Too Nasty!
  • lurx: the soda jerk 2013/08/29 06:02:08
    Way too much.
    lurx: the soda jerk
    +3


    ...the Onion already predicted that this was going to happen, years ago.
  • Nick 2013/08/29 05:54:37
    Way too much.
    Nick
    +1
    Slutty, and X-Rated.
  • threenorns Nick 2013/09/04 20:17:19
    threenorns
  • Bun 2013/08/29 02:33:55
    Way too much.
    Bun
    Creepy!
  • Mrs.Vader 2013/08/29 01:08:56
    Way too much.
    Mrs.Vader
    +1
    Oh I don't know...I've had a lot of fun hearing all the jokes about it too.
  • jujunme 2013/08/28 21:30:40
    Way too much.
    jujunme
    +2
    Trashy! to say the least!
  • jule-sy jujunme 2013/08/29 15:46:00
    jule-sy
    Isn't it? She is trying to ruin her career and doesn't even know it yet.
  • jujunme jule-sy 2013/08/29 18:04:29
    jujunme
    +1
    No more "Hannah Montana" for this girl, what a shame and i agree her career is going down the drain.
  • TasselLady 2013/08/28 21:11:26 (edited)
  • mangafan123 2013/08/28 20:56:54
    Way too much.
    mangafan123
    +3
    Her performance gave me cancer. Thanks Miley.
  • TasselLady mangafa... 2013/08/29 22:16:05
    TasselLady
    Her performance did something else to ME. pumpkin puking
  • Way too much.
    ♪♫♪♫Rowena Lucie ♪♫♪♫
    +2
    Disgusting filthy slut.
  • TasselLady ♪♫♪♫Row... 2013/08/29 22:18:03
    TasselLady
    +1
    She might as well be another Octomom.

    AVN Awards winner
  • Isabella 2013/08/28 20:52:45
    Way too much.
    Isabella
    +3
    But even more so: why are we ignoring the fact that Robin is a married father who is WAY older than her and he LET her do it?
  • jujunme Isabella 2013/08/29 19:41:53
    jujunme
    +2
    i agree and i don't think his wife took too kindly to this as well.
  • TasselLady Isabella 2013/08/29 22:20:12
    TasselLady
    He's a MAN. man staring at cleavage
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