12/17/2013 09:21 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Here's What You Missed While Miley Cyrus Was Twerking In 2013

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Miley Cyrus dominated quite a few news cycles this year. As 2013 waged on, it grew difficult to care about things that mattered in favor of becoming lost in discussions of cultural appropriation twerking.

To be fair, it's hard to pay attention to stuff like Syria and the government shutdown while Miley Cyrus is swinging around on a wrecking ball, naked and crying. Here's what you missed:


Miley News: Miley twerks in a bizarre unicorn onesie.

Real News: Senate Passes Legislation To Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown.

june 19th

Miley News: Miley's video for "We Can't Stop" includes additional twerking.

Real News: Deadly Coronavirus Spreads Easily in Hospitals: Study.


Miley News: Miley admits the lyric "dancing with Miley" is actually "Molly" as in the colloquial term for MDMA.

Real News: Egypt Warns Against Unrest as Brotherhood Presses Protest.


Miley News: Miley is featured in Big Sean's single "Fire," twerks while wearing a couple of gold chains.

Real News: U.S. Said To Charge Suspects In Deadly Benghazi Attack.

aug 25

Miley News: Miley sticks her tongue out and twerks with Robin Thicke at the VMAs.

Real News: Obama Says Evidence Shows Syrian Regime Used Chemical Arms.


Miley News: Miley gets naked and breaks down crying while swinging on a wrecking ball.

Real News: Russia To Push Syria To Put Chemical Weapons Under International Control.

sept 16

Miley News: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth break-up by un-following each other on Twitter.

Real News: Kenya Mall Attack Leaves At Least 39 Dead.


Miley News: Miley gets "Rolling $tone" tattooed on the bottoms of her feet.

Real News: Black Enrollment Falls as Michigan Rejects Affirmative Action.


Miley News: Miley receives the first of four emotional, "slut-shaming" open letters from Sinead O'Connor.

Real News: Dollar Falls to 8-Month Low As Data Mutes U.S. Government Shutdown.


Miley News: Miley wears a thong onesie in a titillating Terry Richardson photo shoot.

Real News: Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Kenya Attack Seen as U.S. Threat.


Miley News: Miley does an impression of Michele Bachmann on SNL and more twerking ensues.

Real News: Burundi Security Forces Arrest 11 in Terror Crackdown.


Miley News: Miley tells Matt Lauer that he is "definitely not sexual."

Real News: Typhoon Hits Southern Japan as Flights, Ferry Services Canceled.

nov 11

Miley News: Miley smokes a blunt on stage at the EMAs, "because it was really funny."

Real News: Typhoon Worse for Philippines Economy Than Sandy for U.S.


Miley News: Miley bleaches her eyebrows.

Real News: Chinese Hackers Seen Exploiting Cloud to Spy on U.S.


Miley News: Miley Cyrus posts a topless photo to support Free The Nipple.

Real News: U.S. House Passes $625.1 Billion Defense Policy Measure.


Miley News: Miley talks about her breakup with Liam Hemsworth, admitting, "it was so fun wearing a fat rock for a few years."

Real News: NSA Phone Program Likely Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules.



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