There was no shortage of curse words or candidness—it was raw and real Miley all the way. In between chatting about the origins of her real name and her aggravation about the charts—”I don’t love being ranked”—the star shared some new insight into the life and times of Miley Cyrus. Here’s what we learned:
As the story goes, after young Miley learned what a french kiss is, she shared with her classmates, word got back to the school and Miley’s parents got called in.
The songstress recorded her first studio album, Meet Miley Cyrus, in a house in Malibu. Fast forward a few years later, she broke up with Liam Hemsworth and he needed a place to go. Without knowing, he ended up buying the same house in Malibu because the owner moved all of the plaques and mementos of the recording so he wouldn’t see.
“He went to move in and was like,’ F–k. I cant get away. This b–ch is all over my house,” she told Stern. In a full circle moment, Cyrus now lives back in that house with Hemsworth and recorded her single, “Malibu” about that house.
Dad Billy Ray Cyruspicked the name for her because it was her “destiny to bring hope to the world.” However, she was always smiling, so Billy Ray used to say, “She’s smiling, she’s ‘miling, she’s Miley.” The nickname stuck.
Having experienced his own heartbreak in Hollywood, Billy Ray didn’t want his daughter to experience the same kind of rejection. Unfortunately, she did when the show cast another girl to shoot the pilot. However, they soon returned to Miley and the rest, as they say, is history.
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Cyrus told Stern she doesn’t smoke cigarettes and hasn’t smoked weed in 8 months. As for why, she said, “This record means so much to me and I want to be able to tell people what I feel about the record in a non-stoned way.”
While she does get butterflies in her stomach if she knows someone attractive is starring with her fiancé in a movie, she trusts him and the two have their own individual lives. However, as Miley noted, “I keep my little spies