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Miley Cyrus: like her black homies the twerking minstrel knows ghetto


OH, the irony. Miley Cyrus is talking with the Sunday Times about twerking at the VMAs:

If there’s one thing that bothered her about the fallout, it was the idea that her performance was racist, or a “minstrel show”, because, critics argued, she appropriated a dance style common in black culture and used black back-up dancers like props. “I don’t keep my producers or dancers around ’cause it makes me look cool,” she says. “Those aren’t my ‘accessories’. They’re my homies.”

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Posted: 13th, October 2013 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2)