Miley Cyrus Cosmopolitan Cover & Interview, December 2013: Liam Hemsworth Breakup, Celebrity Haters & Being an 'Underdog'
Miley Cyrus opened up about her new love and addressed her celebrity haters in the December 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan.
The 20-year-old graced the magazine's cover in a "Party Time" inspired dress filled with rhinestones. She addressed her breakup from Liam Hemsworth and said she is now focusing on her career.
"I need to treat my music like a relationship - give it my time and all the attention it deserves - and that's my main love right now," the former Disney star explained. "This is the best time of my life. I'm not going to look back on it and be like, 'I wish I hadn't been dwelling over a breakup,' you know? Because that's not what God wants my life to be about right now. God wants my life to be about being successful and being happy and blessing other people and being blessed."
As for her fellow celebrities who hated on her unforgettable performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, the Wrecking Ball singer has a special message for them.
"I think everyone would have given anything to be me at that moment, because I was being 100 percent true to myself...and not many people can say that," she said. "At the end of the day, I would say I'm a nice person, and I take pride in the fact that I treat everyone really well, so there's no reason for anyone to ever come at me because I only want the best for everybody else. I have a song that's like, 'Stay in your lane,' because I'm not going to be you and you're definitely not going to be me, so don't throw shade. I don't ever throw shade at anyone."
Cyrus doesn't overlook celebrities including Kanye West and Katy Perry who have supported her. She explained having them in her corner.
"The support of other artists is important because there are not many people who can relate to what I'm going through right now."
Still, she thinks she is seen as the rebellious one in the industry.
"Even people who want to hate on me, they can't even shut down the fact that I'm literally what everyone is talking about. I don't want to say that I'm on top right now - I feel like I'm kind of an underdog in a cool way. It's almost punk rock to like me because it's not the right thing to do. Like, society wants to shut me down."
Cyrus' cover issue of Cosmopolitan hits stands on Nov. 5.
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