Despite what her song might imply, Miley Cyrus really can be tamed.
"If I'm ever seen out dancing at a club having fun, I don’t want people to immediately go, 'Oh, she's on drugs, she's drunk," Cyrus, 17, said Thursday on Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show. "I'm never going to be that person. As long as I steer clear of that and keep that mind frame, I think I'll be cool."
Still, she admitted that when she's of legal age, she won't exactly be a teetotaler.
"I'm not gonna be like, 'I'll never have a drink in my entire life,' because that’s probably going to be a lie," she admitted. "There's a right way to do so — everything is good in small portions."
Miley — whose parents also abstain from drinking — also cited her collaborator, Bret Michaels, for inspiring her to steer clear of alcohol and drugs.
"Having him in my life and him telling me some of stories and some of the dumb crap that happens…he just makes me never want to do that stuff," Cyrus said.
The young actress also opened up about her relationship woes with beau Liam Hemsworth, her boyfriend of nearly one year.
"I don't want to be heartbroken," she revealed. "He could go back to Australia any second. But I'm happy. It's different from anyone else because he really is just an awesome friend too."
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