Cosmo's December feature Miley wears an Id Sarrier bra, Miss Selfridge fuzzy jacket, a River Island necklace, and her own earrings. Image by Peter Pedonomou.">

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Miley Cyrus Told Cosmo That She Basically Saved the VMAs

For <a href="http://www.cosmopolitan.com/celebrity/news/miley-cyrus-december-2013">Cosmo's</a> December feature Miley wears an Id Sarrier bra, Miss Selfridge fuzzy jacket, a River Island necklace, and her own earrings. Image by Peter Pedonomou.
For Cosmo's December feature Miley wears an Id Sarrier bra, Miss Selfridge fuzzy jacket, a River Island necklace, and her own earrings. Image by Peter Pedonomou.

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Even though Miley Cyrus has noted that she'll "probably never [twerk with her tongue out] again," her Cosmopolitan cover exclaims the opposite. "IT'S PARTY TIME!" it yells. "Eat, drink, and twerk your ass off!" Luckily, in the portion of the interview published on Cosmo's site, nary a twerk is mentioned. What is discussed involves other favorite topics like celebrity lovahs, celebrity haters, and the VMAs. After the jump, the best/worst quotes from the article.

On why she's so punk rock: "Everything is so chaotic and crazy right now and it's so much all at once, but I'm living for it. I'm just having the best time ever and everything's falling into place like it's supposed to. 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."

On Kanye love: "The support of other artists is important because there are not many people who can relate to what I'm going through right now. Kanye West is one of those people, and even Katy Perry has been so cool. It's easy for Kanye to support me because we're in totally separate lanes of competition, but for Katy to say that she appreciates what I'm really doing for the pop industry, that keeps you going. And I mean, who cares what the media buzz is if Kanye West is telling you that you're the shit?"

On an otherwise lame VMAs performance: "When people started complaining about the awards show, I was like, 'Have you never seen the fucking video?' And what if I hadn't done that performance? The VMAs would have been bad. They would have been missing something. The show was kind of making fun of how serious the pop industry is."
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