I don't condone Miley's antics. Nor do I think her behavior sets a positive example for anyone. But the world has to realize something: Miley Cyrus doesn't want to be a role model. And we have to learn to be okay with that.
We have a lot to work out as a community. If we can't discuss a two-minute video set to a Jay Z song, how can we expect to resolve the more serious issues plaguing our community, sometimes to tragic consequences?
The last words of the album, "I've turned into someone else", perfectly ends the romantic arc, and also comments on her real life transformation. Now that Hannah Montana is gone, will Miley Cyrus succeed as a pop artist?
Miley Cyrus -- ever since you unleashed your twerk in a latex bikini at the VMAs, I've heard so many women -- WOMEN! -- dissing you for being too sexual. Here's why you're a victim of a double standard.
She's doing what teenagers are supposed to do. We're supposed to do stupid things as well as try new things and see where we fit in with them. It's not that everything she's done is appropriate nor is it excusable but at the same time it's understandable.