Miley Cyrus's Antics Are Being Encouraged By Black People

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Miley Cyrus performs at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) | AP

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.

Writer Josh Eells spent a few days with Miley — he went with her as she got the words "ROLLING $TONE" tattoed on her feet; they ate sushi together; they went skydiving — and over the course of the interview, he touched on the brouhaha Miley stirred up by surrounding herself with twerking black women:

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