Miley Cyrus: 'I'm Pansexual'

Also, her 2013 VMAs performance 'wasn't shocking at all'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2015 10:19 AM CDT
Miley Cyrus: 'I'm Pansexual'
Miley Cyrus attends the Sixth Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala New York at Spring Studios on June 16, 2015, in New York.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Miley Cyrus has a coming out of sorts in her new Elle UK cover interview: "I'm very open about it—I'm pansexual. But I'm not in a relationship. I'm 22, I'm going on dates, but I change my style every two weeks, let alone who I'm with." What is pansexual, you might ask? Urban Dictionary defines it as "like bisexuality, but even more fluid," noting that pansexual people "can love sexuality in many forms. ... A pansexual person can love not only the traditional male and female genders, but also transgendered, androgynous, and gender fluid people."

Cyrus, who is hosting this weekend's VMAs, also gave a recent interview to the New York Times in which she addresses the 2013 VMAs—you know, the one where she twerked all over Robin Thicke. "I got so much of the heat for it, but that's just being a woman," she says. "[Thicke] acted like he didn't know that was going to happen. You were in rehearsals! You knew exactly what was going to happen. And he was actually the one that approved my outfit, so I thought that was very funny. He wanted me as naked as possible, because that's how his video [for 'Blurred Lines'] was." She notes that the whole thing shouldn't have been so controversial: "It wasn't shocking at all." Click to see what she had to say about Nicki Minaj. (More Miley Cyrus stories.)

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