Miley Cyrus Says She's "Lame," Doesn't Party a Lot, Is a "Complete Hermit"

Celebrity News Nov. 12, 2013 AT 7:00PM
Miley Cyrus onstage during the MTV EMA's 2013 Miley Cyrus smoking a joint onstage at the 2013 MTV EMAs on Nov. 10, 2013. Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

As the saying goes, "she's just being Miley," but in a new interview with BBC Radio 1 on Nov. 12, Cyrus says she's not quite the party animal fans and critics make her out to be. 

"It’s good when I do this when I am traveling, but when I’m home, I don’t really leave my house," the "Wrecking Ball" singer, 20, revealed on the radio show. 

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Apparently the former Disney star has to inform many that she's not exactly a wild child.

"I tell people who think that I’m really cool ‘by the way I’m super lame,'" she continued. "What you read about me, it sounds like all I do is club and go and party with [photographer] Terry Richardson, but really I’m like the lamest, I never leave my house because I’m a complete hermit."

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That's a bit different from the image she projected on Nov. 10 at the 2013 MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) when she smoked a joint on stage while accepting the award for Best Video. 

But that's not the only attention-getting device Cyrus has used. Though she loved her vocally stripped-down rendition of "Wrecking Ball" at the EMAs, she admitted to strategically showing off some skin in her skimpy white leotard.

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"You know I’m going to be kind of naked so it makes people stick around and watch a little bit more and then they’re like ‘oh wait, she can hold a note,'" she said.

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