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Published: Wednesday, Aug. 28 2013 5:00 p.m. MDT

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Window Rock, AZ

Well, there are openings for rodeo clowns. It's almost fair season.

m.g. scott
clearfield, UT

Since fame seems to be the driving force as the single most important thing to achieve in American life, then Miley has succeeded. These days, a person can have a sex tape out there for everyone to see, and does that ruin them? No, they become more famous and popular and go on to get TV shows and clothing lines and make millions. Do I think this is good? Absolutely not. Do I think it will change? Absolutely not. It will only get worse. There will come a time when what Miley did will be commonplace and the next Miley, or Paris, or Kim, will have to push the envelope even more to get the same amount of fame. The home is the only place one might be able to get away from this stuff, but with all the incoming media these days, even protecting the home might be in vain. What a world!

Beverly Hills, CA

Let this be a lesson:
Dance raunchy on TV and have your morality judged by others.

Cheat on your wife while Governor of South Carolina, lie to the public about your whereabouts, use taxpayer money to see your mistress, break sacred marriage vows before God and you will get elected to the US House of Representatives by fellow Conservatives that are judging this girl.

Lindon, UT

@JJJHS - I don't think conservatives will soon be electing Anthony Weiner, Eliott Spitzer, or Bill Clinton to any office. Many liberals are also judging the shocking immorality of Miley's dirty dancing. That your sanctimony is only aimed at one side of a bi-partisan castigation of Miley's disgusting conduct only teaches us the lesson that you are too blindly biased to have any credibility.

Park City, UT

I can't wait for her next performance at Stadium of Fire!

Seriously, it's sad how this happens to some of these young stars. You wouldn't think that it could be that they have such low self esteem, but I guess when your whole life has been lived for you by PA's and publicists, you don't get a chance to grow and mature naturally. Hollywood wants to see these young people grow up so fast, that some can't handle the speed at which they are being forced to mature. Sadly, some don't mature. Miley herself recently said her transformation was "puberty" I guess by saying she is going through puberty at 20 is a good indication that she wasn't allowed to mature naturally in her teens. I actually feel bad for her. No young woman should feel so low about herself that she has to squirm around, flicking her tongue and grinding on a married man to get her sense of self. Tragic! To see her mom applaud and look like she was proud, I hope she was just doing it for the cameras, because no parent should be proud of that spectacle.

Dan Maloy
Enid, OK

@ Hutterite - American Fork, UT - "Why is this a 'dear daughter' moment? If you've done your job, the stupid antics of Ms.Cyrus are but a stupid sideshow to a daughter who by now knows trash when she sees it."

Hutterite -

Wise parents use EVERY applicable opportunity to have dear daughter' discussions. Indeed, why wouldn't you?

I'm glad that I could clear that up....

Cedar Hills, UT

Count how many stories have occurred about Miley over the past week. I am guessing hundreds nation wide from printed news to the internet. Miley got what she wanted - attention because attention pays mega bucks as we see continually from all these dirt bag rappers like JZ and others. American culture is in the sewer especially age 17-23 and little Miley gave um what they wanted. Shock and awe...

Phoenix, AZ

Why do we keep talking about this train wreck of a story? I am personally tired of seeing her picture (especially the one associated with this story - though there have been far worse) plastered online....many times without my having to search for it at all. A proper story would be a remake of the old Willie Nelson song...."Mama, don't let your babies grow up to be Media Stars."

Salt Lake City, UT

Here is the trend I find disturbing. Adorable, wholesome, fresh-scrubbed child star offers seemingly appropriate entertainment to a generation of children and tweens. She then outgrows that demographic and, chasing the entertainment dollar that has become her meal ticket, "matures" into a glorified pole dancer, objectifying and hypersexualizing herself and women geneerally. Meanwhile, her adoring fans watch their role model's evolution. Some will say this is a big media conspiracy to destroy society or the family. I am not saying that. Some will say that these women have an obligation to serve as role models to the young women and thier families who have made them welathy celebrities. I think that would be nice, but I am not even saying that. I am just saying that I am every day more grateful that we have not had cable TV in our home, and that my daughters have essentially no idea who Brittney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Lindsay Lohan or Miley Cyrus are.

Whane The Whip
Huntington Beach, CA

This article is just one big personal attack aimed at the parents of Miley. It's one thing if you want to judge her actions, but to judge her motives and her parents too is presumptuous. This type of judging is very dangerous and just happened in South Korea recently when a group of artists were executed by firing squad for doing porn... and after that, for good measure the family of those caught doing porn were put in prison. If you are going to judge, then go ahead and judge, just be sure you're judging the right person.

BYU Track Star
Los Angeles, CA

Justin Timberlake had this to say about Miley at the VMAs.

"I was not in the crowd because it was close to my performance," Timberlake said. "I don't look at Miley that way, because the first time I met her she was 'Hannah Montana.' My thoughts on it are, it's the VMAs. We're talking about Madonna in a wedding dress ****** the stage, we're talking about Britney doing a striptease. This cycle is not uncommon. ... It's almost like if something like that doesn't happen at the VMAs, then I feel like it was boring."

In other words people, without a mini-VMAs scandal dejour, there would be no VMAs telecast.

Sandy, UT

Why is her tongue still out in like EVERY PICTURE I've seen!?

Gallup, NM

What about Robin Thicke?

A 36 year old married man and father, who was dancing very inappropriately with an intoxicated young girl, singing lyrics that were just as inappropriate; and what happens the next day? We're all boycotting the 20 year old. The grown man gets a pass?

West Jordan, Utah


Amen brother. I haven't watched the MTV awards or the channel itself since the 90s. I need not be a rocket scientist to know that I want no part of MTV. And I am relatively liberal, at least for this state.

I stay away from corporate entertainment 95 percent of the time anyway. Thank you Sirius radio options and Netflix documentaries. I only know of this Miley thing from still photos on my homepage (yahoo) which I never clicked on. Yahoo is also trash, just more disguised for the smaller brains to click on what they think is relevant or news. Is there any news left by the way? I quit watching that propaganda as well around 7 years ago. FOX, MSNBC, CNN, BBC, and Al Jezeera, it's all the same brainwashing agenda.

Why watch the MTV awards at all? But what do I know? I avoid the academy awards and award shows in general. I see them as just a circus worship parade. However, Daniel Day Lewis is a tremendous actor. It's funny though, as good as Lincoln was to me, I thought Lewis was better in a hand full of other movies.

Salt Lake City, UT

People were actually watching the MTV awards? I guess people have nothing better to do. Anyway, good for you Miley, you got the attention, and in your business that is exactly what you need to do. Congrats, and strong work. You knocked lady GaGa right out of the ring.

Did anyone notice this from Genn Beck in the article:

"And in the end, if enough of us rescue our own children and our own families, there will be enough of us to be able to set the example when the reset button is hit, and we will lead the way out of real darkness."

He is going to "lead the way out of real darkness"? This guy has lost his mind. No, really, he has.

Salt Lake City, UT

You know, I was having a discussion the other day where I pointed out how aggressive conservatives and Republicans can be in their personal attacks on people, much more so then liberals. I had people telling me I was wrong. Well, look at these comments, mostly coming from conservatives, attacking this 20 year old young woman for a suggestive dance routine.


I always thought she was a self-absorbed, narcissistic, over-raated and was not that talented or pretty as a teen queen when I watched her show with some of my grandkids. Now having seen where she's gone as a post teen, desperate to keep the lime light and doing anything to keep it, I feel sorry for her and anyone who continues to follow her. Let her go kids and move on. She's already a has-been trying to re-invent herself instead of trying to find her core person, which may not exist. That's what happens to some teen stars who don't know who they are outside the invented personality they are for tv. Daddy Billy Ray, where are you now? Cheering her on? And mom too? What a crock!

Richmond/Cache, UT

Prediction- when these two are long forgotten in the public eye public eye Robin will settle down, have a daughter, and write childrens books to justify himself while Miley will never go away because she just won't.

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