The Problem With All These Half-Naked Pop Stars

Miley Cyrus in a thong. Ke$ha in a thong. Rihanna in a thong. Lady Gaga in a thong. Miley Cyrus in pasties. Nicki Minaj in pasties. Miley barebreasted, Rihanna topless. The young women on today's pop charts are stripping down, right before our eyes. And you know what? It's not very interesting. » 10/04/13 7:57pm 10/04/13 7:57pm

Sinéad O'Connor Begs Miley Cyrus to Stop "Prostituting" Herself

Sinéad O'Connor recently wrote Miley Cyrus begging the ex-Disney star to stop allowing herself to be pimped out by the music industry. Cyrus recently said that her Wrecking Ball video was inspired by the Irish songstress's Nothing Compares 2 U. So, Sinéad's basically your Jameson-chugging, slut-shaming, older sister. » 10/03/13 10:17am 10/03/13 10:17am

Miley Cyrus's Antics Are Being Encouraged by Black People

Miley Cyrus is topless on her first-ever cover of Rolling Stone, and inside, she admits that she's bothered by her MTV performance being labeled racist — and she has some words for people who believe her "ratchet" ways are nothing more than cultural appropriation. » 9/24/13 4:29pm 9/24/13 4:29pm

These Miley Cyrus FCC Complaints Are Amazing

Miley Cyrus's performance at the VMA's the other week (like, years ago in Internet Time, but whatever) was ridiculous, over-the-top, and embarrassing. But even sillier than Hannah Montana pretending to rim a backup dancer while styled like a disturbed child's mutilated Barbie was Middle America's response to Miley's… » 9/13/13 2:29pm 9/13/13 2:29pm

Miley Cyrus says she "made history" at the MTV Video Music Awards

After comparing herself to Madonna and Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus' first statement after her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards says that she and Robin Thicke have made history. She added: "now we're three days later they're still talking about it." Read and cringe. » 9/03/13 7:20pm 9/03/13 7:20pm

Are you a racist for saying "twerk"? A guide to black slang for whites

If you're white—and you watched Miley Cyrus last Sunday—perhaps you're wondering "can I say twerk without being offensive to black people?" Perhaps. But can you say "That"? What about "It"? It's complicated, but Gawker's Caity Weaver will save you from racist hell with her guide. » 8/29/13 1:29pm 8/29/13 1:29pm

Miley Cyrus' performance was as bad as most commercial music crap

The public lynching of Miley Cyrus for her "disgraceful" performance at yesterday's MTV Video Music Awards has been going on for almost 24 hours now. But was it really worse than the usual garbage vomited by most commercial singers on a regular basis? » 8/26/13 5:43pm 8/26/13 5:43pm

Miley Cyrus's X-Rated VMA Performance Horrifies Everyone Everywhere

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Miley Cyrus took a cue from the Linda Blair Playbook during her "Blurred Lines" duet with Robin Thicke — who was dressed like a natty member of a 1920s chain gang, incidentally — at the MTV VMAs last night. Specifically, she danced with some life-sized teddy bears, took off her furry teddy (get it?) to reveal nude… » 8/26/13 10:32am 8/26/13 10:32am