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Miley Cyrus will cover W magazine's March 2014 issue, but there ain't much covering Miley. True to form, the pop singer is more or less nude throughout the spread (even in a black leather Balmain jumpsuit, a nipple appears). Beyond the lack of full-coverage apparel, Miley is nearly unrecognizable, looking more like a Slavic model than the goofy, sexually-charged Southern 21-year-old we know and love/loathe.
In the accompanying interview, the "human text message" assures us it's definitely Miley as she covers topics from racism ("I don't give a shit. I'm not Disney, where they have, like, an Asian girl, a black girl, and a white girl, to be politically correct, and, like, everyone has bright-colored T-shirts.") to never leaving the house ("Why go to a movie? I've got a huge-ass TV. We've got a chef here that can make you great food."). Click through for five of Miley's highlights from the interview, and read the whole shebang here.
On children: "'I don't love kids,' a tired Cyrus tells me the night before the concert, ashing a cigarette. I begin to respond, but Cyrus is not listening. 'I don't love them because, I mean, I think I was around too many kids at one point—because I was around a lot of kids. They're so fucking mean,' she continues. 'Sometimes I hear kids with their parents, and I want to go over and, like, smack them myself…Like if they meet me, they'll be like, 'Mom, don't you know how to use an iPhone? Like, can you take the picture?' I'm like, 'Dude, if I ever talked to my mom like that when I was a kid, I would have had no phone, no computer, no TV, no anything.' And so, yeah, kids are just mean.'"
On the origins of her penchant for nudity: "On a 500-acre farm in Franklin, Tennessee, she and her five siblings spent long summer days outdoors. 'We never were inside, and we never wore shoes,' she recalls. 'I think it's why I like wearing no clothes so much and I'm always naked.'"
On personal style: "'I just don't get what half the girls are wearing. Everyone to me seems like Vanna White. I'm trying to tell girls, like, 'Fuck that. You don't have to wear makeup. You don't have to have long blonde hair and big titties. That's not what it's about. It's, like, personal style.' I like that I'm associated with sexuality and the kind of punk-rock shit where we just don't care.'"
On unrealistic expectations for both sexes: "'Guys watch too much porn,' she confides, absently prodding a bedazzled iPhone. 'Those girls don't exist. They're not real girls. And that's like us watching romance movies. That's girl porn, because, like, those guys do not exist.' The kind that do exist, she continues, 'just try too hard with me, and it's just like, 'I don't need you to impress me. I don't want you to, like, take me to fancy restaurants.' I hate sitting down for dinner!' Cyrus's tone begins to sound accusing, though I've taken her to no meals, seated or otherwise. 'You don't have to do that to me! You don't have to take me on trips! I literally just want to chill here!'"
On pesticides and pot: "'I love weed,' she tells me. 'I just love getting stoned.' But she's less interested in policy than in quality control. 'I just want it to be back to where it's, like, organic, good weed.'"
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