Being the daughter of country music star Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus has been in the public eye since she was just a baby. She quickly got out from under her father’s image and began acting when she just a teenager, getting her first big acting role on the Disney show Hannah Montana. Now she’s known for her singing, in which she’s topped charts and was even recognized as "Artist of the Year" by MTV in 2013.
Growing up in that lifestyle isn’t easy for anyone, which is probably why many child stars often have a breakdown at least once in their careers. There have been a couple periods in Miley’s life where she was highly criticized. Although she also had celebrities speak out in support for her as well. Here are 12 celebs who don’t like Miley Cyrus, and 8 who do.
20 Hate: Taylor Swift Called Miley’s Performance Disgusting
Taylor Swift is one celebrity who has talked negatively about Miley Cyrus, and we wouldn’t be surprised if Taylor wrote a song all about their troubles. There isn’t anything on the record, but several sources have confirmed that Taylor referred to one of her performances as disgusting and Miley has called Taylor stuck-up.
19 Love: Lady Gaga Wants Everyone To Leave Miley Alone
If there is one celebrity who would support Miley and her artistic expression, it would be Lady Gaga. Gaga herself has gone through several looks, one of them being the infamous meat dress she wore in 2010. She told Andy Cohen, "I just think everybody needs to lighten up and leave her alone.”
18 Hate: Shenae Grimes Demands That Miley Bathe Twice
Shane Grimes is most known from her roles on 90210, Degrassi: The Next Generation, and Naturally, Sadie. After watching Miley Cyrus’ video for her new song Wrecking Ball, Shenae tweeted, "I mean, I don't know the girl but if I did I'd demand she bathe twice, put some clothes on and give her a big hug...looks like she needs it."
17 Hate: Ed Sheeran Called Miley A "Dancer"
After Miley’s unforgettable performance at the MTV VMAs where she twerked on stage with Robin Thicke, there were several celebrities who had a lot to say. In an interview with The Mirror, Ed Sheeran referred to her dancing as stripper moves and said she is packaged the wrong way.
16 Love: Demi Lovato Is Protective Over Miley
Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus have been friends since their Disney channel days and have supported each other through lots of trials they’ve experienced in the public eye. Demi told E! News, “I'm happy seeing her happy because I love her so much.” Hopefully they’ll be friends for a long time!
15 Hate: Cher Says All Of Miley Is Terrible
Another celebrity that had a lot to say about Miley’s VMA performance is Cher and she definitely did not hold back her thoughts at all. During an appearance on CBS’ Sunday Morning Cher said, “I just thought all of it was terrible. Outfit, terrible. Dancing, terrible. Singing, average. Performance, terrible.”
14 Love: Madonna Says Miley Shouldn’t Apologize
When Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce, there were a lot of celebrities who offered their support to Miley. There were allegations that Miley cheated which she denied on Twitter and IG. Madonna commented on the post saying, “Thank GOD!! You are human! A woman who has lived. No need to apologize!!”
13 Hate: Elton John Is Waiting For Miley To Meltdown
If there is one celebrity you would want to support you, it would be Elton John. Legendary singer, songwriter, and composer is one of the world’s best selling music artists. Unfortunately Elton John said on E! News, ”I look at Miley Cyrus and I see a meltdown waiting to happen.”
12 Hate: Joan Rivers Dresses Up As Miley For Halloween
The late Joan Rivers is no stranger to critiquing celebrities and their fashion choices. Rivers spoke out against her VMA performance saying, "No, this is not normal behavior for a 20-year-old. This is just…disgraceful.” She then went on to make fun of her outfit by dressing up as Miley for Halloween.
11 Love: Bella Thorne Loves Every Version Of Miley
Another celebrity who showed their support for Miley after her split with Liam is former Disney star Bella Thorne. After Miley wrote her explanation defending the split, Bella Thorne replied, “I love every version of u. Perfection is imperfect and that’s a fact.” Miley wrote that she loves Liam and always will.
10 Hate: Nicki Minaj And Miley’s VMA Feud
The feud between Nicki Minaj and Miley happened publicly after it was announced that Miley would be the host of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Nicki tweeted her thoughts about unfairness of nominations to which Miley replied that Nicki is not kind. When Nicki accepted an award on stage she then called Miley out for talking about her.
9 Love: Lil’ Kim Says Miley Is So Smart
While Miley has had many celebrities speak out against her, she also had a ton of celebrities offer their support and love. Miley revealed a text from Lil’ Kim that said, “I love you and all the press you are getting. Sad I didn't run into you at the VMAs. Keep killing it, boo."
8 Hate: Miley Posted Unflattering Pictures Of Jodie Sweetin
No one is really sure what started this feud between Jodie Sweetin and Miley, but the first sign of war was when Miley posted unflattering pictures of Jodie, seemingly for no reason at all. Jodie tried to stay positive telling E! News, “I have so much good stuff going on in my life right now that I try not to pay attention."
7 Hate: Miley Made A Dig At Dolce And Gabbana
Why Miley would want to be on the bad side of Dolce and Gabbana is beyond us. After Miley’s brother, Braison, walked their show during Milan Fashion Week, she took a dig at their label after disagreeing with their personal views. Gabbana basically called Miley ignorant and blacklisted her brother from working with them.
6 Love: Avril Lavigne Wants Miley To Do Her Thing
As unlikely as a friendship seems between Miley and Avril Lavigne, they have spent time together and there are even funny pictures to prove it. They even share the same manager. Avril offered her support for Miley telling E! News, “She is doing her thing right now...so good for her."
5 Hate: Taylor Momsen Doesn’t Want To Be A Miley
You might recognize Taylor Momsen from her time on Gossip Girl, although now she’s the lead singer of the band The Pretty Reckless. Momsen accused Miley of being in it for the fame saying, "I'm not looking to be Miley Cyrus. I don't care about the fame. I do it because I love music.
4 Love: Justin Timberlake Likes Miley A Lot
Of all the Miley Cyrus supporters, one celebrity we wouldn’t expect to be part of that is Justin Timberlake. Justin defended her VMA performance to CBS saying, “Listen man, you know, it's the VMAs. What did you guys expect? I like Miley. I like her a lot…Let her do her thing. You know?"
3 Hate: Katy Perry And Miley Fighting Over A Kiss
One of the weirdest celebrity fights has to be between Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry. Apparently Katy and Miley shared a friendly kiss, which Katy later talked about in an interview saying she had no idea where Miley’s tongue had been. That led Miley to respond and thus, a feud was born.
2 Hate: Pink Thinks Miley Can Do Better
It seems as though Pink has a love-hate relationship with Miley Cyrus after seeing her infamous VMA performance. Pink started by saying, "She's really freaking talented; she's beautiful.” She then quickly changed pace saying, “People can like it if they want. I'm not going to buy it. She can do better. I've seen her do better."
1 Love: Britney Spears Gives Miley Props
Britney Spears has had some bad moments played out in the public eye, so she might relate to Miley more than other celebrities. Britney supported Miley saying, ”I think anytime you do a performance that is that memorable, you're going to have criticism. I think she's doing her thing. She's being herself, so I give props to her."