Miley Cyrus: I won’t listen to an ‘old Jewish man telling me’ about my music

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Miley Cyrus is offending people again. Nothing new, right? This latest offense comes from the Hunger TV interview that we discussed a little bit last week. The newest quotes are what Tablet magazine describes as an “anti-Semitic slip.” They seem convinced that Miley is only borrowing this attitude from what NY Mag calls her current “bit of minstrelsy.” Tablet further adds that “Once [Miley's] done spitting out second-hand prejudice, greatness may still lie within her reach.” Hmm.

This is tricky because Tableau rightfully points out how Miley speaks in anti-Semetic terms, but they also blame her attitude on a “hip hop phase.” They say she just wants “to be authentic like the kids in the clubs.” This is getting very uncomfortable, so I’ll let you decide:

Miley’s in charge: “It’s always weird when things are targeted for young people, yet they’re driven by people that are like 40 years too old It can’t be like this 70-year-old Jewish man that doesn’t leave his desk all day, telling me what the clubs want to hear. At first, on paper, that video sounded insane. No one understood it, and I’m just like, ‘Let me film it and then, if it doesn’t work out, you never have to trust me again — but if it works out you have to let me drive this ship.’”

It’s all marketing, baby: “At the end of the day, I want people to buy my records. The more that they’re wondering what the hell is she doing, the more they’re going to want to listen to my record.”

[From Hunger TV]

I don’t think we should categorize Miley’s anti-Semetic comment as the product of her current hip-hop phase. I think it’s just Miley being Miley. She’s already shown scorn towards old” people and the mentally ill. She feels like she does black people and little people a favor by letting them dance onstage with her. It’s not much of a stretch to imagine she dreamt up this anti-Semetic quote without outside help.

More Miley tidbits:

* Miley and Robin Thicke are both booked to perform at this year’s Jingle Ball. No word on whether they’ll be doing joint or separate acts.

* Billy Ray is still talking and wants us all to know how hard Miley worked for the VMAs: “She [did] a great deal of preparation and financial investment. All those bears and things she was going out of pocket for to make that stage great.” Great?

* Miley supposedly “considereda duet with Gwen Stefani before Larry Rudolph convinced Britney Spears to come aboard for Bangerz. The obvious implication? Gwen said no.

* Miley was sick over the weekend and posed in bed with one of her dogs. I think it’s an Alaskan husky mix. Cute pup.

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Photos courtesy of Miley Cyrus on Twitter, Hunger TV & WENN

 

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  1. Josephine says:

    She’s immature, unsophisticated, and not so bright — I think that’s well established. For someone who claims that she wants to be accepted, she sure has plenty of condemnation to spout.

      • Emma - the JP Lover says:

        @Fred, who wrote: “Just young and very dumb!”

        I’m not buying the ‘she’s just young’ thing, though I say ‘word’ on the ‘dumb’ argument, and I’ll add ‘bumpkin’ to the mix, too.

        To all those who want to give Miley a pass because of her youth, just think about this for a minute.

        This young woman has traveled the globe and has met/performed for people of various cultures and races. She has been to every type of social function known to man, from the low brow to the high brow. Youth is not an excuse for someone with these experiences.

        Not to mention that she has spent time over the last three years with the (by all appearances) well-grounded family of her ‘ex’ fiancee.

      • Liv says:

        Neither do I, Emma. She crossed a line now. I mean she can do to her body whatever she wants, but offending other people? Someone should tell her to shut the f*** up!

        And it’s definitely not her age which is to blame. She’s thoughtless and pretty dumb and she has a voice now, at least she thinks she has.

      • Mrs. Peacock says:

        She’s not dumb. As of right now, there are 168 comments on this post. 168 pieces of evidence that prove the public is falling into Miley’s trap in warp speed. 168 points to Miley, as much as anyone may not like it.

      • Mel says:

        @Mrs Peacock – I get what you’re saying,
        but I hope you’re wrong on this. Almost anything is better than being THAT cynical, especially at a young age.
        If she IS that cynical, then she is worse off than I thought.

      • MavenTheFirst says:

        @MrsPeacock,

        Do you really think all the commentary here is strictly about MC? I think she is merely a symptom of larger issues.

      • Dommy Dearest says:

        There are plenty of young women Miley’s age that are not like this. She’s old enough to know what she’s saying and what it’ll do to people. Her age has nothing to do with this and shouldn’t be used as a pass. She’s turning into Kanye in which she thinks she can say anything without there being repercussions.

        Hope that dog mauls her face off.

      • Kristin says:

        I have to agree with all of you who are refusing to give her a pass simply because she’s “young”. She’s 20 freaking years old people. She’s not a child. You know what I was doing at 20? Earning an engineering degree at a top university and saving up to go to law school. She’s not THAT young people. She’s dumb as a stump, moderately illiterate, and completely uneducated. She has no concept how mind-numbingly stupid she really is. She’s delusional and truly thinks she’s some ground breaking artist when all she really is a sad, pathetic, wannabe who will be a distant memory in a few short years. It’s a damn shame she’s so stupid and narcissistic to realize it.

    • Alexis says:

      She sounds ignorant. Jewish folks have been involved in writing, producing, and making “black” music for decades now. They were engaging in a meaningful way with black artists before Anglo types were. Anyone with even superficial knowledge of music history should know that. She straight up sounds like she is dogwhistling antisemitism, and not in a “urban” way. Smh.

      • Andrew says:

        Yea she should shut her mouth. I have to say, if she would have left out the Jewish thing then what she was saying isn’t all that bad. Like I give her credit for attempting to control things…not a fan of her or her interviews by any means, but I think she does have brains. I mean, she knows what works (nakedness). Anyway, that pic with the dog is actually kinda cute.

      • Katija says:

        We wrote a majority of the most popular Christmas carols, too. Which is why you have to share your Xmas festivities with us. ;-)

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        What I don’t get is why she said didn’t just say “some old guy”–which is what I would’ve said. And I don’t think we can excuse her for this–if she had just said this, then I’d be like–slip of the tongue maybe, she didn’t mean any offense. But she has, like the writer said, insulted old people, mentally ill (Sinead, I’m assuming), black women (sticking her face in their butts and slapping them/saying they’re just glad to be on a stage, and not a club), and little people (using as props)–and no one can tell me that she doesn’t have at least ONE person in her life, who’s telling her that she comes off as ignorant at BEST.

        I’ll bet you that she’s cut off anyone who has persistently tried to tell her that she’s being offensive and disgusting to other people/cultures. Maybe that’s why Liam and her broke up–who knows? But I wouldn’t be caught dead with someone who does things like that.

      • bluhare says:

        She’ll be listening to that old Jewish man when her career starts to tank. Which it will, and I hope quickly.

      • Liv says:

        @Virgilia, totally agree, well put.

        @bluhare Would she also say “catholic old man”? Doubt it. She knows exactly what she’s doing. Let’s see how she handles the consequences.

      • bluhare says:

        Liv, no I don’t think she would.

    • madchen says:

      I hope you’re being facetious because if you believe that five Jews run the music industry then you are sorely out of touch and/or seriously ignorant.

      Also, if her career tanks it will be because she isn’t selling (which she is right now) – period.

    • Lauren says:

      All true. I have to chuckle in a way, every time another CB post is published about Miley doing or saying something horrifically immature. Wasn’t it just a few weeks ago, in response to the first Rolling Stone interview post, that so many posters here thought she sounded mature, insightful, and cool? To me, it seems that with Miley, what you see is what you get. No more, and possibly less.

    • Mel says:

      She is all those things that Josephine said, and it has nothing to do with her age.

      And what Emma said is also spot on. If she hasn’t been able to acquire a modicum of sophistication – since intelligence is a gift that you either get or not – by now, after everything she has had the opportunity to experience, she likely never will.

      Today she is a young (though not THAT young) stupid thing; some day, very soon – sooner than she imagines – she’ll be an old stupid thing. Possibly a rich old stupid thing, but a stupid thing nevertheless.

    • Greenieweenie says:

      Meh, this doesn’t bother me. How is OBSERVING something the same as being anti something? She also observed that they are old. Big deal. She’s saying they’re too old to be relevant and have used ethnicity (as in relationships with other ppl of same ethnicity) rather than actual skill to get where they are. Again, big deal. We say the same thing about women, rich kids, a million other distinctions.

      I get her point but she should know it could’ve gone the other way, and the old Jewish guy might’ve known exactly what he was talking about. She isn’t THAT smart.

  2. blue marie says:

    Open mouth insert foot right? Her remark has nothing to do with the “hip hop phase” and everything to do with her being a little sh-thead. (the dog is adorable though)

  3. RocketMerry says:

    This uncultured racist…

    Karma is a bitch, Miley.

    Do try and stop insulting every single group of people in the world (and more specifically in the industry, since that’s all you care about), if you want a clean karma slate.
    Or, you know, don’t; that should keep us entertained for a few months.

  4. Dani2 says:

    Wow, this girl should really stop talking at this point. I mean, she’s got a hit album and two hit singles, does she still need to keep on with this “all publicity is good publicity” schtick? She just needs to stop being so damn offensive, she could get the press she seems to want without going that far.

  5. brin says:

    Spoken like the immature idiot she is.

  6. ZAK says:

    Miley’s whole act has been racist so why not heap more racism on top of it? She is going to be so embarrassed by a lot of her behavior in 10 years.

    • Syko says:

      I’m not sure she’s smart enough to ever be embarrassed. It’s going to be more like “why did everyone ruin it for me?”

    • Anthea says:

      I actually think she hasn’t factored in the fact that she will get older too, one day. It really seems like she has not idea she won’t be 21 forever. Heheh

    • V4Real says:

      Miley is guilty but the only thing she’s guilty of is being stupid. I’m the first to call a spade a spade if I deem it as so but I don’t think her comment was meant to be racist. Even if she had just said some old man the press would have been saying she hates old people.

      It has become a very thin line as to what is racist or discriminative. I have heard so many people say strong Black woman, intelligent young Black man, that’s a smart Asian kid, or that’s a cute White boy. Are any of those sayings racist or is it ok because it’s being used in a positive light.

      What if she had said some short man sitting behind the desk; would we say she’s discriminating against short people. So many people ran to Lorde’s defense about her song not being racist against the hip hop culture but quick to say Miley’s words were racist because she said old Jewish man. I think some of us tend to jump to the defense of the one’s we like but quick to judge and condemn the celebs we could care less for.

      I remember about a year ago when they tried to bring heat on Gywn Paltrow because she tweeted “N in Paris for real. She was at a Jay Z and Kanye West concert. They were in Paris and the song they were performing at the time of her tweet was N in Paris. Was she racist for tweeting that?

      Miley is just young and has yet to learn the proper etiquette of how it works in Hollywood but I don’t think she was being racist.

      • Kiddo says:

        I think it is a very thinly veiled slam at Disney and Eisner. Miley is spewing a public therapy session on a daily basis about her anger of being a child star. She doesn’t realize that her current status has much to do with her old status and that she wouldn’t be where she is without it. She lacks insight, reflection, good guidance and a filter.

        She should take her anger to the psych couch instead of acting out on a routine basis. She is her own worst enemy by biting the hand that feeds her.

      • V4Real says:

        @Kiddo I agree with your comment; very well stated. You pointed out the real issues with Miley; being a racist was not one of them.

      • Kcaia says:

        I’m with you, V4real. I think it’s more damaging to our society to pretend like the differences between us, like race and religion, are insults or don’t exist, rather than descriptions. I really don’t think it’s Miley here who has a problem with people’s differences.
        To me, it’s like all the people that resent and hate these child bullies, but then contribute to the problem by doing.the exact same thing, whether to a friend, an enemy or a stranger, does not matter. They put others down, as a way of making themselves feel “better” then that person. Then they scream and holler about how “evil” the bully children are. They think because it’s only Miley or Kim K that they resent, that their children won’t absorb that spite towards others. But they will. To everyone that says.they “hate” Miley for any reason, you need to hold a mirror up to yourself and really ask why you have so much anger towards someone whose life should be so irrelevant to yours. Because people do change and learn, but I don’t think Miley is the only one that needs to. In fact, I see more acceptance for others out of Miley then I do for, say, many of the commenters on this site. Two wrongs don’t make a right, and there is no possible excuse that makes sense for hating this girl. How is hating her for being different then you ok, but it’s not ok for her to just acknowledge others’ differences?

      • Samtha says:

        Her statement made it pretty clear that his Jewishness is part of the reason he’s out of touch–an old Jewish man.

      • Kiddo says:

        @V4Real, I couldn’t tell if the statement was evidence of prejudice against Jewish people, in general. That may well be the case. Or it may be that it was a descriptor used to passive-aggressively diss some exec @ Disney. I will have to retract my position that Eisner was the intended slam, because it seems he left before the Hannah Montana run, although his age would have fit perfectly. However, Eisner was the one who launched Hollywood records, which was the label Miley’s music was released under, prior to this latest album.

      • mata says:

        @Kiddo – Eisner is exactly who I thought the slam was directed against when I read the quote. I got the impression that she had a particular 70 year old Jewish man in mind when she made the comment. I also think your analysis of her is spot on.

        @Celebitchy – Just a note to whomever made the decision to blur out her ridiculous tongue – THANK YOU!

      • mercy says:

        But what does being Jewish have to do with it? I can understand old and male because generation gaps and gender differences could be relevent here, but a specific religion? I know there are cultural differences, but that seems like a stretch in this case. Even if she had a specific person in mind, like Eisner, I doubt their religion was a factor. It seems to me like she’s trying to position herself as some kind of badass outsider by pandering to an ignorant crowd.

      • marina says:

        Don’t kid yourself. She knows exactly how Hollywood works.

    • Nicolette says:

      IDK. In order for her to be embarrassed at some point that would require her to have a conscience, some sort of moral compass, and the ability to feel some empathy towards the groups she continues to slander (the mentally ill, seniors, those of Jewish heritage etc.) and I just don’t see that happening. She’s no where near done with her ridiculous/offensive behavior and remarks. She doesn’t care, point blank. The only thing that would be able to stop her is the public, by turning their backs and wallets away her.

    • Eleonor says:

      She is going to regret it before she can imagine.
      At a certain point she will say or do something that will offend someone who matters and suddenly all the door will be closed. Go ask to Megan Fox what happens if you’re an unprofessional entitled brat.
      She has just lost the Vogue cover…

  7. Elodie says:

    Why Miley you simpleton of a manufactured product…. Those old [Jewish] people have been around longer than you and have a deeper understanding of the market than you do, you wouldn’t be there without them. You don’t know squat except stupidly shaking your tiny no-derrière that you dare calling “twerking”, to act out as a know it all attitude. Your “music” (whatever that means) is only working for a brainless group of people and it won’t last that long, hence why you parade around half naked, following your so-called artistic team advisors. But please dear keep talking, keep digging that hole deeper you dimwitted brat.

  8. crab says:

    Thank you for blocking out her tongue! I don’t think I could have handled that so early in the morning! Muah!

  9. gilmore says:

    She really isn’t the brightest girl. Instead of spewing out ignorant sh-t she should take a trip to college. You got your attention, your “hit” record now f-ck off.

  10. Kaye says:

    What’s that, dear?

    Oh, yes, yes. We’re all shocked and offended.

    Now run along and play.

  11. Merritt says:

    Miley said something racist and offensive, how typical of her. She is just gross with no redeeming qualities.

  12. eliza says:

    I wish she would remove all fabrics from her crotch. The girl has a perpetual camel toe and it makes her even more repulsive than she already is. Wear a skirt or something. Gah!

  13. Jayna says:

    Yawn. Just another Miley quote. She’s loving all the attention, so more articles on her makes her happy.

    Did anyone see Robin Thicke on Oprah? I fell back in love with Robin and Paula as a couple. He really does love her so much. And the way he thanked Oprah and her show back all those years ago for helping to make his career at the end of the interview was very humble and I kind of loved it coming from a rich kid that he was of a celebrity. I’ve followed Robin for years as an R&B artist and songwriter and agree with him that the huge global name recognition at this time in his life, 36, is much sweeter than if it had hit when he was much younger and unable to handle it, like a Bieber. Robin has been writing songs since he was 14 and has written for a lot of big-name singers.

  14. bex says:

    This is yet again an example of a child star who has made 10s of millions by the time they are 20 yet neglected to get an education along the way. It’s a shame as they have such a huge young audience but nothing insightful or educated to say.

  15. grabbyhands says:

    Miley is being a racist asshole? Shocker!

    “At the end of the day, I want people to buy my records. The more that they’re wondering what the hell is she doing, the more they’re going to want to listen to my record.”

    See, I feel like this is going to backfire on her soon. Her album got decent reviews and I think it will generate a lot of sales because of all the hype and attention, but eventually people are going to get bored with the freak show and move on to something else, and she is going to be forced to be even more crass than she already is because that will be all she has to sell.

    • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

      See I don’t get why sh thinks that the crazier she acts, the more attention she gets= MORE SALES. It may, in the beginning–but not for long term. And no matter how crazy she acts, that’s not going to make me shell out money for her album or any one of her films.

      I comment all the time on people that I don’t think can act/sing on this site, which sure, may give them some more “fame” on the internet, but unless that fame translates into some good BO numbers or album sales, all the fame in the world ain’t gonna help you. Ask Paris Hilton.

      I’m not sure if Miley is actually talented (in the rap/hip hop area she wants to be in), but I thought Wrecking Ball was a really good song–but that was lost for me in the whole pr drama that she did–putting off her and Liam’s breakup until just before it came out, being coy with their relationship for months beforehand while he didn’t say anything (that I can remember), etc.

      My little sister fell hard for that one. She thinks that Liam broke her heart because she cried in the video–when I tried to explain it to her, she just ignored me. 14 year olds…..ugh.

  16. Renee says:

    Does anyone remember that incident in her late teens when she and her friends who weren’t Asian got their picture taken with a guy who was Asian and everyone except him made the racist gesture of pulling their eyes??? There was a furor over it and I remember her not really apologizing at the time. This is who she is people. A spoiled entitled brat who who is dismissive towards marginalized people unless they can be used as a foil for her own experience. And thank you Pharrell and Kanye, for signing off on her behavior and enabling her.

  17. am,y says:

    Miley Cyrus is controlled by egomaniac designer Marc Jacobs. He’s been supporting her since she was 16. Jacobs is a manipulator who has a great influence Lady Gaga, Kanye West and more. Read the truth with evidence on: styleangelique blogspot com

  18. JudyK says:

    Too bad those black boots are not high enough to cover your crotch, Miley.

  19. ro says:

    Thinking about it, what is Miley next stage? What is her core audience? Many people may buy her album but not so sure they will go to her concerts.touring is the source to most of the artist income. I don’t see 20+ people go to her concerts and I don’t see many parents allowing their kids to go to her concerts. She is going to pay for the fact that she just want to the shock factor.

    • Jayna says:

      Well, let’s see, parents allow their young tweens/teens in droves to go to Lady Gaga, who talks about how she loves big di cks on stage, lots of the F bomb, has talked on stage and on twitter incessantly about how pot is the answer to life practically, shows her ass, simulated sex the last tour with her legs spread up in the air on a desk with her dancer grinding her to the song Government Hooker. I was at her concert. It was filled with that age group.

      Parents allow their young tweens/young teens to go to Katy Perry, who was accused her whole last tour of sexualizing children with her stage setup of a children’s land with cotton candy, candy canes, lollipops on and on, and had songs like Teenage Dream about sex. Her audience was filled mostly with 12-year-olds to 16-year-olds What is the difference?

      Justin is a huge druggy douche now and teens/tweens are still flocking in droves. That’s who makes up the majority of the audiences of these three artists, and it hasn’t hampered them in the least. Why is Miley all of a sudden the poster child for parents protecting their teens from her?

      • Jennifer12 says:

        I can see your point except for one thing: Miley marginalizes people all the time. Asians, Jews, Blacks, little people…. I can’t stand Gaga or Perry, but at least they’re not blatant racists (though Perry’s parents are plain scary).

      • Kanita says:

        This is a reply to Jennifer (for some reason the reply thing wasn’t clicking). I just want to say that I think Lady Gaga marginalizes gay people just as much, if not more, than Miley marginalizes other minorities. Imagine Miley saying the things about black people that Lady Gaga says about gay people. “I do it for the blacks”, “I love black culture”, etc…

      • Jennifer12 says:

        Kanita, good point. I don’t like mainstream music, so I’m not particularly up on a lot of this. Celebitchy is my main source.

  20. Cecilia says:

    I’m thinking she will go the way of Lady Ga Ga…only a little bit quicker.

  21. TherapyCranes says:

    I wouldn’t think an old jewish man would be in touch with the club scene. I guess I’m the only one who doesn’t see the issue with this statement.

    • EmmaV1 says:

      Absolutely agree. Luckily most other entertainment sources agree it wasn’t racist either and they also disagree with Miley being the villain of little people too. Honestly if Miley said something like “this Asian woman smacked me with her purse and I said “you stupid Asian women”" we’d be hearing outrage how Miley is racist towards Asians and reference her 2009 slanted eye thing, which was somewhat offensive, but nothing horrible.

      • Faye says:

        Let me get this straight. If Miley says something derogatory about Jewish people, it’s not bigotry (“racism” is the wrong term since there are Jews of multiple races). If she makes fun of Asians, it’s not racist. If she mocks “little” people, that’s not problematic, too. Just curious: is there any group she’d make fun of that you would find offensive?

    • WendyNerd says:

      Seriously? You can’t see why this is offensive? Why an old “Jewish man”, why not just “old men”? What was the point of mentioning their ethnicity/religion? THAT’S why it is offensive.

      Or do old Episcopalian men have a lot of insight when it comes to club music? What is it about being Jewish that somehow makes a person less knowledgable than their Christian/Muslim/Hindu/Buddhist counterparts?

      When you identify a person’s ethnicity/religion as a reason they wouldn’t know something, especially when you’re talking about a group that has historically oppressed and discriminated against, that’s derogatory.

      • Faye says:

        Thank you for this awesome reply, Wendy. I suspect it’s wasted on the commenter, who’s either deliberately disingenuous or makes comments like this all the time and so doesn’t see anything wrong with it, but I still appreciated how well you pointed out what should be obvious!

      • TherapyCranes says:

        I guess I’m under the impression there are many jewish men in show business so her statement just seems upfront. I agree she should have just said old men. When I describe someone I usually mention their race and I’m not being racist.

      • The Original G says:

        Her remarks are very unfortunate and raw. But it’s clear that she’s talking about Clive Davis in particular.

        Davis has made a lot of people famous, but it’s her call on her own career. It’s Ok if she dosen’t want to be molded by his preferences.

        I don’t care for her a bit but I’ve got no problem with the idea that young people want to make their music and market it their own way.

      • WendyNerd says:

        She’s not mentioning anyone specific, so there’s no point in mentioning race whatsoever because she’s speaking in generalities. Also the whole idea that “there’s lots of Jewish men in show business” as justification is pretty offensive too. It’s stereotyping and yeah, I’m growing a bit offended myself. In case you didn’t know, the whole “The Jews Own Hollywood” thing is a pretty offensive stereotype based in old ideas regarding the whole “sneaky, greedy Jew power conspiracy” stereotype that’s informed the thinking of people who have allowed brutal acts of hatred towards Jews for centuries. There are tons of Christians in Show Business as well. Tons of non-religiously affiliated people as well, and that’s just talking about Western Media. But whenever people see Jewish people as a group gaining any sort of success or prominence in an industry, it’s never “Oh, just some successful people in this industry”, it’s “Oh look, it’s a bunch of Jews in this industry.”

        No, statements like this are casual anti-semitism. Pure and simple. It was marginalizing and derogatory.

      • WendyNerd says:

        The Original G— I don’t recall Kelly Clarkson making a point of talking about Clive Davis being Jewish when she had her issues with him, and those two were feuding far more publicly and intensely for a much longer period. Even if Miley is talking about Clive, that doesn’t excuse this sort of thing. She could have alluded to him in so many other ways, saying “Old men who think they know everything because they’ve been in the industry forever and worked with Bruce Springsteen.” “Men thinking they understand club music because they signed Janis Joplin.” You know, stuff that Davis actually accomplished and did rather than his religion, which has nothing to do with anything. But no, it’s that he’s an old JEWISH guy, and as we know, JEWS are lame fuddy-duddies who are secretly trying to control everything.

      • TherapyCranes says:

        @Wendy When did I say any of that?

      • Jennifer12 says:

        Wendy, extremely well said. Reading some of these comments is really disheartening. She and her friends making what they think of as Asian eyes while the Asian guy sits there uncomfortably isn’t racism? Talking about urban music as “thug” and “hood” isn’t racist? Using someone’s religion as a cultural identifier and a reason as to why he is out of touch while insinuating Jews run the music business isn’t anti-Semitism? What freaking planet is this true on? Her remarks aren’t “unfortunate and raw”- they’re straight racist. Why is anyone’s race or religion needed to identify them? This isn’t a police report.

      • WendyNerd says:

        Your saying that you were “under the impression that there are a lot of Jewish people in show business” and that it somehow renders Miley’s statements inoffensive just plays into a lot of warped thinking, is what I’m saying. WHen I put some things into quotes, I’m quoting popular stereotypes that target Jewish people, not your actual statements.

        People get hyper focussed about the amount of Jewish people in show business, bringing about the popular stereotype that “the Jews own Hollywood”. I’m not saying that you’re going around going “Oh, sneaky Jews own everything”, but it’s a popular mindset among bigots and has been for centuries and such stereotyping is watered down and put into the mainstream as “oh there’s tons of Jews in Show Business.” There’s tons of Gentiles in show business too. The religion of a person, unless they’re making religious-based media, should be irrelevant and therefore focussing on the fact that someone is Jewish is offensive, especially when in the context of a negative statement. Excusing such a negative statement on the idea that “there are a lot of Jewish people in that industry though!” is kind of offensive too. Once again, what does that have to do with anything? There are a lot of Jewish people in a lot of different industries. There are a lot of Jewish people, period. But whenever there are a good number of Jews succeeding in anything, there’s this hyper-focus on us as a group and always has been. Jews “dominating an industry” has always been a cultural mindset, and the focus on JEWISH people having success in any industry, rather than just seeing them as people, has been a common thing for centuries. And that sort of focus hasn’t brought about good results. Excusing a derogatory comment because “there are a lot of Jewish people in show business” makes no sense and isn’t okay. I was merely explaining why, not saying you were necessarily saying stuff about sneaky, greedy Jews, just that the idea of “Oh, there are tons of JEWISH people” in show business is fed to a lot of otherwise not-bigotted people by those with the mindset that like to marginalize Jews, especially successful ones.

      • The Original G says:

        Wow, I SAID that her remarks were wrong. Personally, I think she should apologize, ASAP.

        But she IS describing Clive Davis, who is a music exec icon, whether you recognize it or not. It’s simple deduction.

        Again, not a fan, but if she doesn’t want her career cast in the mould of Whitney or Kelly or Mariah, that’s her call.

        You don’t need to completely ignore the context of Miley’s remarks as a person in the music industry to make the point that her remarks are wrong. That’s been conceded by everyone here. You’re arguing with people who agree with you.

      • WendyNerd says:

        Jennifer12— I don’t mind discussing a person’s race when it’s an inherently race-related issue. But part of the problem is that talking about disagreeing with a record executive about your video, which has no religious themes, then bringing up his religion, is completely ridiculous and unfair because the fact is IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE DISCUSSION AT HAND AND SHOULDN’T. The fact that she mentions that he’s Jewish in relation to him not knowing what goes on in the club is not only bigoted and ignorant, but it is STUPID.

        Like I mentioned in a comment down thread, you know who is a huge hip hop star with a ton of club hits these days? DRAKE. And guess what? Drake is Jewish. He is Mother is Jewish (many sects of Judaiism are matrilineal, so even though his father isn’t Jewish, he’d still be considered Jewish) and he was raised Jewish, attended Jewish Day School, and was Bar Mitzvahed. Twice. And judging by the amount of hits he’s had (more than Miley over the past few years) and the times I’ve heard him in clubs, I’d say he knows how to make a club hit these days. So it’s just fucking stupid. It’s derogatory stereotyping that doesn’t even make any sense in context. It would be almost as if she said, “I’m sick of this black person telling me how to win an election” when we have a black president.

      • Jennifer12 says:

        I agree with you. She made sure to call out his ethnicity and it isn’t the first time she’s focused on a person’s religion or race in a negative way. Like the photo with the Asian guy…. why was he the only one not making the eye gesture? Why didn’t she just say “old guy”; why bring his religion into it? Why talk about urban music as “hood” music? People act like she’s just some little dope who talks without thinking, but she’s a celebrity with sway who makes casual racist and anti-Semitic remarks for everyone to hear and see. She doesn’t need a slap on the hand, she needs a b—slap upside her head.

      • The Original G says:

        Really? You’re making the point that because Drake is Jewish that all the problematic misogynist and racist references in Hip Hop have disappeared?

        You’re giving this twit Miley way too much power.

      • WendyNerd says:

        The Original G— What the Hell are you talking about? I didn’t say anything like that. I didn’t mention the misogyny or other problematic stuff in hip-hop at all and I CERTAINLY didn’t say that Drake being Jewish had anything to do with that stuff. I was talking about Drake being Jewish in context of what a person said about Jewish people. I have no idea where you got that. Miley said that “old jewish men” wouldn’t know “what was happening at the clubs”. In making my argument as to why mentioning Judaiism is offensive and has nothing to do with anything, I gave an example of a Jewish person who has had club hits and does, in fact, know what makes a club hit. I did so to explain why mentioning that a person being Jewish in relation to their understanding of what happens in a club just doesn’t work and why it simply doesn’t make sense. I made no mention of misogynistic lyrics or anything like that. I just mentioned that Drake is Jewish, is a hip-hop artist, and has hit songs people dance to in clubs. Where did I mention misogynistic lyrics? Where did I mention problematic themes in mainstream hip-hop? And where did I say that Drake being Jewish somehow excuses any of that?

        I said in another comment that hip-hop doesn’t have to equal ignorance, and that is true, but I never said that Drake being Jewish excuses the ignorance, bigotry and misogyny that is present in a number of hip hop songs. I made mention of Drake being Jewish because people were saying that her mentioning Jewish people was part of her “hip-hop phase” and my argument is that one of the biggest hip-hop artists today happens to be Jewish, so it’s bullshit to say that someone should blame hip-hop for Miley’s casual anti-semitism and insinuation that a Jewish person wouldn’t know about club music. Drake being a Jew doesn’t excuse rappers making derogatory comments and it certainly doesn’t excuse any anti-semitism, but it does mean that there is a place for Jews in hip-hop and being involved in hip-hop and/or urban music does not mean you suddenly have to be making derogatory statements about Jewish people.

        What any of this has to do with misogyny in hip-hop I have no idea. I didn’t bring it up in this thread whatsoever. I’m not even really defending hip-hop, just saying that being into it doesn’t mean a person has to be ignorant and bigoted. I only mentioned Drake as an example of a Jewish person who CLEARLY KNOWS about making club/hip-hop hits these days in contrast to Miley’s insinuation that a person being Jewish affects their understanding of popular club music.

        I have no idea what you are talking about or where you got the idea that I said Drake being Jewish excuses all negative aspects of a musical genre or any damaging/problematic themes and sentiments expressed by a number of artists in that genre. It doesn’t make any of that okay and I never said it did. At all. I was speaking entirely in context of Miley’s statements.

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        Wendy, I completely agree with you. I think what she said was just as offensive and disgusting as if she were a classical pianist/composer complaining in an interview “I don’t need some hood black guy (i.e. a black man under 40) telling me how to compose and play my music.”
        Because OBVIOUSLY black people wouldn’t know culture if it bit them in the ass, just like “old, jewish men” don’t know “urban” (young people’s) musical tastes. Right.
        And the only reason she isn’t getting more flak for her comments is because she’s young and white–I think. Just like the vast majority isn’t calling her “ratchet” or “hood/ghetto”–even though if it was a young black woman going around doing the same things, that’s what would be said about her.

        And I am a little sensitive to anti-Semitism (not because I’m jewish or anything), but because one of my favorite directors is Steven Spielberg. And every time I go on youtube to watch an interview or see a scene from one of his films, some asshat always is on there talking about how the jews took over hollywood, how they’re just pigs, etc. It’s disgusting and truly horrifying that people actually think like that.

        The only thought I’ve ever given about Steven being jewish is to wonder if he follows the diet rules i.e no pig (mostly because I have a massive crush on him and I like pulled pork sandwiches and my way of flirting is to cook/bake for a person), and that’s it.

      • MavenTheFirst says:

        I love you, @WendyNerd! :)

        @Virgilia,

        Agree with you, and am charmed by your Spielberg story. :)

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        @Maven theFirst
        Just as long as you’re not a hater :)

        I LOVE Steven Spielberg—I’d always loved his movies, especially when I found out he did The Color Purple (a movie that I practically grew up on—and didn’t know it was him until we got the bluray version and it had all the extra interviews)–plus beyond my love for tall, lanky, irish read: Liam Neeson—I love nerds, seeing as I am one myself. He seems like he’d be an awesome friend and someone cool to hang out with.

        So yeah, he’s my director crush.

    • Jennifer12 says:

      Most old people wouldn’t be in touch with the club scene, but why use someone’s religion in the mix? She marginalizes EVERYONE except white people, and if there’s something different about them, she marginalizes them as well. The only shocking thing about this person is that she receives a pass on blatantly racist and anti-Semitic behavior. Why are little people dressed up as flowers and bears on her stage, but the other dancers are in sexy clothing? When she took that photo making a racist gesture with friends, why was the Asian guy the only one not making it? You can dress racism up in club clothing and tattoos, and it’s still a racist.

    • Izzy says:

      Then let my Jewish self clear it up for you:

      My great-uncle owned one of the biggest record/tape/CD packaging plants in North America. He and my great-aunt were ALWAYS with their fingers on the pulse of popular music, as their business depended on it.

      They are both close to 90 years old now, and though my great-aunt has succumbed to Alzheimer’s, my great-uncle can still listen to a new act and KNOW if they will hit it big or not.

      Those old Jewish men didn’t get to their status in the industry by accident. The only idiots here are Miley Cyrus and those who buy into her crap comments.

    • Megan says:

      One you don’t know they wouldn’t. If they are in the music business I bet they actually know a lot about what is going on in music. More importantly they know how to make what is popular popular.

      But most importantly there was no reason for the JEWISH comment. You could easily have made the same point by saying some old guy sitting behind a desk reading reports versus me actually in the clubs.

      It was rude, anti semitic and not needed. Plain and simple.

    • Kelly says:

      I don’t see the issue with this statement either

  22. Kiki says:

    I wonder when she’s going to offend us Mexicans…

  23. WendyNerd says:

    Wow. You know, I used to defend and make excuses for Miley. I guess all those defensive statements I’ve made hold a lot less weight now. You know, since Jewish people apparently just don’t know what they’re talking about.

  24. Maria says:

    Yup, let’s blame her hip-hop phase on her anti-Semitic remarks while completely ignoring the same sentiments conveyed in rock and country music.

    She’s a spoiled brat who objectifies WoC while blatantly appropriating a subculture that isn’t hers, funny how the media refuses to acknowledge this though.

    People should focus on where she learned this behavior (HINT: it isn’t hip-hop).

    • Renee says:

      THIS!!!! Thank you!!! I was thinking that yesterday, that she must have picked it up at home…

    • Faye says:

      Maria,

      Which country music pieces are anti-Semitic? I’m not being sarcastic – I’m not familiar with the genre so I’m genuinely curious.

      In response to your comments, certainly, not all hip-hop is anti-Semitic – but it is undeniable there’s a sub-genre of it which is. For example, I give you the “Jew Lawyer” compilation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5lQRZXx8BE

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        I think she means that she learned this kind of talk from her parents/grandparents–someone in her family. Not necessarily country music. And seeing as how her parents are going on and on about how proud they are of her, and how she works hard–I’d say it’s her parents. If I had to guess, I’d say her mom. Her mom seems like the one who backs her up in whatever she wants to do, while her dad just makes excuses for her and is never around.

        Like that controversy when she was 15, on the cover of Rolling Stone (I think??) topless, in wrapped in a sheet. And when there was backlash for it, her dad was all “I didn’t know, I wasn’t there, her agent was there, so it should’ve been fine, etc.”-Excuses.

        If that was my kid, I would be COMMITTED to making sure that she/he wasn’t being taken advantage of. Especially if she was a female, because we never know which photographer is going to be a Terry Richardson. If I wasn’t at that photoshoot, then you can bet I’d have a family member who would be there to make sure that things don’t get out of hand, and that it is a safe environment for MY underaged child.

        So I get the feeling that her and her mom are just the best buddies, who do whatever they want to, and Billy Ray just half heartedly protests, but doesn’t do anything about it. Basically he’s a Bruce Jenner 2.0 without the reality show–which I’m sure Tish tried to get, if they haven’t had one already.

  25. OrangeBlohan says:

    She’s just being Miley! She won’t stop, she can’t stop!

  26. Quinn says:

    Seriously…just when I think the universe cannot bring a more annoying celebutard than any of the Kardashian Koven…it goes and does it.

    Thanks for nothing, World!

    PS, Miley…go ask some old white guys, called the Grateful Dead, how original your dancing bears are, honey…

  27. Sloane Wyat tt says:

    Now, they “blame her attitude on a “hip hop phase.” Are you freakin’ kidding me? Way to blame Miley’s behavior on her black friends.

    SMDH! Tableau magazine sit the F*CK down! @@

  28. *Laowai* says:

    Why is it that whenever a celeb makes a bigoted comment, the media has to sweep it under the rug and attribute it to a ‘phase’ that the is going through? I’m sure I go through lots of different ‘phases’ in my styles and manners…but I somehow manage to keep bigotry out of them.

    Cyrus is arrogant, not to bright, and thinks that chronic attention-mongering is the same as art. Also, she’s a bigot. That is completely separate from ‘phases.’

    And, plenty of people in the hip-hop culture are not anti-Semitic…there’s a bit of shade in the sketchy suggestion that hip-hop=hating Jews.

  29. Amanda_M87 says:

    I want to say something nice. The only thing I can think of is that husky sure is cute

  30. MonkSolo says:

    She probably believes Anne Franks was a Smiler

  31. paola says:

    Gwen Stefani and Miley together? sounds like a joke. I’m glad Gwen said no. She doesn’t need Miley to boost her career, she has class and a great voice.
    Even Britney is too much for Miley-

  32. Aud says:

    Miley and Mel…
    Now that’s alliteration for you.

  33. TheOneandOnlyOnly says:

    Can’t disagree with all the comments slamming this twit;
    On the bright side: Pearl Jam is celebrating their 20th anniversary, my son and friends saw them over the weekend great live 2 1/2 hour show;
    Eddie and the band are friends with Steve Gleason, the pro athlete suffering from ALS;
    Pearl Jam has an international following, have played before crowds from 500-70,000, and are still going strong;
    There’s more music out there than Miley’s disposable crap, She’s a spoiled, narcissistic, racist twit, and there’s no reason she should get a pass.
    Quinn, I doubt that she knows who the Grateful Dead are – real music isn’t part of her self-absorbed Disney World.

    • Miss D. says:

      @The OneandOn…: I agree, there is a hell of a lot more GREAT music out there than Cyrus’s disposable crap. And it’s music made by people with genuine TALENT.

      Yay for Pearl Jam!…saw them in 1992 in Virginia during Lalapalooza, snuck backstage which was basically the very muddy field where the trailers, equipment was and met the band!. All very nice guys (they rode around on golf carts and Jeff Amendt gave us a tour of the grounds,he and Eddie Vedder were lovely…signed autographs, we took photos…awesome time.

      • TheOneandOnlyOnly says:

        Great story, everything I have heard about them (and I’ve seen them live, too) is they are genuinely decent guys. One of the many reasons today’s pop “stars” act like entitled shits is that deep down they know they don’t have much talent,and this is some type of defensive/offensive psychological reaction

  34. WendyNerd says:

    I wonder what someone like Drake would say about the idea that this sort of statement being based on her “hip-hop phase”? After all, he’s one of the most popular hip-hop artists working today and he’s Jewish.

    Don’t say this has anything to do with Hip-Hop, please. My best friends LOVE hip-hop and they would never make a statement like this. That’s because they’re educated. Hip-hop does not equal ignorance.

  35. WendyNerd says:

    Original G— I’m not arguing with you. I’m just talking about how, if she is talking about Clive, that the way she’s gone about it is ridiculous and why it is. If I sounded hostile towards you, then I’m sorry. Not my intention. My hostility is directed towards Miley and those making excuses for her.

    I don’t have anything against her wanting to market her music her own way, either. Sure, her own way is pretty stupid, lame and gross, but it’s definitely her right to do it. I don’t take issue with her doing what she wants. She’s making an Ass of herself, but that’s her choice. I just don’t like her stereotyping and marginalizing people.

  36. Jayna says:

    Drake is Jewish. I’m sure he loved that comment. Not.

  37. Jane says:

    Has anyone noticed that lately anytime Miley is getting kissed and licked–it’s from a dog? Perhaps humans don’t want to touch her anymore.

  38. Samtha says:

    Miley has a long history of racist acts and statements. Anyone remember the picture of her and her friends pulling their eyes? So many people said, “she’s young, she doesn’t know better,” and “give her a pass it’s not RACIST racist.”

    Hasn’t she done enough by now to just acknowledge that she’s racist? How many different ethnicities does she have to put down before people stop apologizing and rationalizing for her?

  39. Megan says:

    She needs to stop speaking. She just needs to stop!!! This comment was offensive and beyond wrong.

  40. Katija says:

    “Yo America, I heard you like racism, so I put some racism on my racism.” – Miley Cyrus

  41. Madriani's Girl says:

    Please, why can’t this little tart just go awaaaaaaaaaaaaay???

  42. Emily C. says:

    “All those bears and things”

    “All those bears and THINGS”

    Well, she comes by her attitudes honestly. Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, etc. Except she’s a lot better at keeping people talking about her. Unfortunately.

  43. Jinx says:

    So many commenters above have written so eloquently, but let me sum up my answer:
    1. There is no reason to identity someone’s race or religion (etc.) when it’s not material.
    2. Whether the speaker is young or doesn’t mean to offend or doesn’t realize they’re offending, it’s still offensive. (If I accidentally run you over with my car, you’d still be hurt.)

  44. Eyore says:

    Miley’s on RCA: Parent company: Sony. Doug Morris heads Sony –in his 70′s and Jewish. Pretty clear who she’s referring to. Since she’s got the #1 album, guess he’s doing pretty well with her, though, huh? Despite him being “old”. And as for “Jewish”….well, Dr. Luke just gave her a #1 record with “Wrecking Ball”, he’s Jewish, so how she sees being Jewish as some kind of deficit is kinda strange….

  45. melissa says:

    Need I remind her that DRAKE is Jewish??!!! And LOTS of other black stars! She an ignorant fool.

  46. CJ Berk says:

    She’s got some serious problems. First, the tongue thing-seems to be a form of OCD which she can’t control-somewhat like Tourette’s -a neurological issue. Some problem indications are her absolutely huge hands-malformed for a girl her size. As for her description of the 70 year old Jewish executive…such ignorance. How about a 70 year old Catholic/Protestant/Lutheran executive? Would that be different or better?
    She a pig; she needs some help and definitely an education.

  47. Jenn K says:

    Gwen probably said ‘no, *uck no!!!!’ . Im so over seeing/ hearing Hannah Montanas rediculous quotes. i almost feel like she keeps making comments about older people as a dig against January Jones because she still miffed.

  48. Megan says:

    Did these morons learn nothing from Megan Fox!!! I mean she went off on her anti semitic Hitler stuff and started buying her own press spouting crap in the press and she is where?

    How hard is it to think before you speak? Seriously how hard?

  49. Leila in Wunderland says:

    Wow. So ignorant. Even if she doesn’t really have anything against Jewish people, she still needs to apologize and she still needs to be respectful in the way she talks about peoples’ religions. I defended her ‘Forget Jesus’ Tweet from last year, but this comment actually is disrespectful toward someone’s faith. All she had to say was some 70-year-old man and it wouldn’t have been offensive, no need to bring the person’s religion or race into it.

    I was taught to be careful about referring to someone’s race, religion, or sexual orientation in conversation, even when recounting an event or describing a conflict. Even if you aren’t racist, homophobic, or anything else, saying ‘That Mexican guy’ or ‘the bisexual girl’ or ‘this white girl’ can come off as othering or disrespectful.

    On a side note, can somebody please tell me which buttons on my computer I’m supposed to press to make the writing and pictures bigger? Because last night I accidentally hit the one or ones that make everything smaller, without knowing which one it was, and now all of the writing is painfully tiny. :(

  50. cody says:

    quote
    The paradox of anti-semitism is that it is invariably up to the Jews to explain away the charges. The anti-semite simply has to make them.
    As a Jew, I hope the tribe gets together and Miley can’t find work in Hollywood.

    • madchen says:

      Our tribe simply does not have the kind of power that bigots seem to think we have. So while we’ll likely get together to sing Hanukka songs during Thanksgiving this year, I doubt will be working to make Miley’s career tank.

      Also, as long as she’s making money her career will sustain. As indie as she fantasizes she is, her success is very corporate. As soon as she stops making money, into the shitter she goes.

      • WendyNerd says:

        Oh, but haven’t you heard? Because there are a large number of us that are successful in show business, it automatically means we OWN EVERYTHING! Because Speilberg and Eisner and Weinstein! I personally own Viacom. So don’t worry, I will be taking Miley down within the year. *rubs hands together conspiratorially, eats gelt*.

        I actually right now I’m just wishing I had some gelt right now. But my local Wal-Mart doesn’t sell it. D:

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        I am your loyal servant, Wendy–just tell me where and when.

  51. HB says:

    If she had said white, there would be no problem there.

    • .... says:

      No one ever says ‘white’ though, do they. Which is kind of the point…

      • Leila in Wunderland says:

        Yes they do. All the time.

        The most recent example of a public figure saying it that I can remember is Ceelo Green saying on The Voice: “You’ve got soul for a white guy.” On My Cat from Hell someone said, “I wasn’t expecting it to be some bald, tattooed white guy.”

        I could go on and on with examples of people saying this (insert race, religion) person. The point is that even if a person isn’t against the group that they list, it can come off the wrong way. I don’t think Miley hates Jewish people or see what she said as anti-Semite, but that doesn’t make it just A-ok either. It came off as disrespectful and offended people, and she’s a public figure.

  52. ol cranky says:

    I just don’t get it, why couldn’t she have just said 70-year old man, why does it have to be a 70-year old Jewish man? Are 70-year old men of other religions that much hipper than my grampa?

  53. Flounder says:

    I don’t think she’s being anti-Semitic. I think her behaviour and comments are indicative of a very immature person trying to figure out who they are and get attention by shocking people.

    • madchen says:

      You might not think the comments are anti-Semitic but they are. Her words are far reaching. She knows she’s on everyone’s radar. She knows exactly what she’s doing in terms of getting as much attention as possible. No free pass. If she wants to be able to sit at the musicians’ grown-ups table; She has to grow up.

  54. some bitch says:

    Part of me seriously doubts Miley is intentionally anti-semetic. It’s just all the cocaine that’s making her run her mouth so much.

  55. Stacey says:

    There is no excuse for stupidity.

    With her money, she should have the best education in the world..yet she does this. She is icky. Her music makes me get the heebie jeebies when I hear it because its her creepy twerking tonguey racist butt singing it

  56. rudy says:

    “70 year old Jewish man who doesn’t leave his desk all day?”

    Sounds anti-semitic to me. Does Miley really have any idea at all what this man’s religion is? Why was it necessary for her to say “Jewish man”. THe old hollywood stereotype, all studios run by the Jews.

  57. FartSack says:

    Done, done and done. Please folks.

  58. MonkSolo says:

    i just sent a copy of her comments to RCA and Sony.

  59. aquarius64 says:

    Before we declare that Ratchet-palooza is PR success, let’s see what the final sales are for Bangerz. Everyone is giving PROJECTED sales numbers for 250,000 copies since 10/8. The sales week ended 10/13. For all we know Team Cyrus and her label may be inflating the sales numbers to the media to prove that Miley is a success. Remember they downplayed her SNL ratings are being at the same level as Tina Fey (when they are actually at the same level as two previous episodes.) I’m waiting for the final count.

  60. Umm says:

    Like it or not, we all commented. She IS very young also, and not well schooled by anything – than KY and Hollyweird could give her. She also has no filter. Not a big deal in a place like KY but out there in the big world, it’ll get her in trouble. She’ll figger it out soon enough, folks.

  61. babythestarsshinebrite says:

    What’s ironic is there are a lot of old men who want Miley to keep giving the impressionable young-uns out there exactly what she’s giving them. A lot of these execs are Jewish and they get rich when the media pushes this garbage on the masses. So once again Miley is clueless.

  62. Lauartia says:

    Funny, I just saw an article on Maculnay Culkin, how he is 33 years old and where his career is at. He might be a washed-up former child star but atleast he isn’t a pathtic, untalented famewhore like Miley is. The only reason she is back in the news is for doing stupid stuff and saying things like this. Not talent. Controversy is what is keeping her in the limelight. She will eventually end up doing or saying something so damaging, that it will end her career forever.

  63. Bette says:

    Nitpick: Bedhead, it’s “anti-Semitic,” not “anti-Semetic.”

    On another note, it’s really funny how “old” Miley thinks 40 is. First the comment about how people stop having sex at 40, and now this “Thing are targeted for young people but they’re driven by people who are like 40″ stuff. I know she’s only 20, but I think even when I was her age, if I wanted to use a random age to describe someone “old” I would’ve gone for at least 50.

    Note to Miley: Jay Z and Snoop Dogg are both over 40. So are lots of other artists you probably still consider “cool.” Life does not end at 40.

  64. eatingpie says:

    The best part about youth is our ability to bounce back up and learn from our mistakes in order to grow as intelligent, human beings.

    Miley, however, is simply brushing all her wrong actions to the side where it will accumulate and grow and grow and grow until one day, it will bite her in the ass. And when that day comes, it’s gonna be super painful for her because she could’ve fixed all the mistakes with a simple sorry and true contemplation for her actions, but instead, she decides to be lazy and to deal with it later.

    Big mistake on her part, I believe.

  65. Joan V. says:

    Ok. I’m gonna catch it for saying this, but it’s true. At least, for me. A person’s outer beauty directly correlates to their inner personality. For ME. I can’t stand some of “the world’s most beautiful” people who are propoganda’d at me when their lives are so literally bankrupt of class/morals/decency. I don’t care what they’re doing to try and rectify their actions to the public. To me, they truly, honest-to-moses, look UGLY on the outside. This girl is starting to look deformed in my eyes, and I don’t mean that as an insult to people who quite literally are deformed (most of THEM, on the brite side, are beautiful souls and therefore, they appear beautiful to me on the outside). Miley’s deformity is repulsive and one that she keeps choosing in spite of knowing better. I know people probably won’t agree, but to me it’s obvious. Beauty lies within, and when I first saw the photos in this post, I literally shuddered.

    • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

      I agree. When you really truly love someone, you don’t care what they look like.

      And just the other day, my mom was saying that you can be dating the most beautiful thing in the world, but if that person has an ugly personality, if they’re a nasty person–then after a while they aren’t so beautiful to you anymore, are they?

  66. Jason says:

    It’s hard to see White GENOCIDE when you’re an anti-White.
    So let me put it this way: if ALL Black countries and ONLY black countries were being FORCED to “assimilate” with a flood of non-blacks, until there would be no more Black countries, the genocide would be obvious.
    Yet this is exactly what is happening to ALL the White countries and ONLY the White countries. It’s genocide, straight up, through social engineering.
    Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White

  67. Shelley says:

    There’s no reason to over-analyze her remark. She said ‘Jewish’ because she *meant* Jewish. Throw any other ethnic group or race in there and the intent would be the same. It’s a disgusting statement from an arrogant, talentless creep. The average kindergartner has more sensitivity toward others than she does. And stop with the dogs! How many has she ‘loved’ and lost at this point?! That isn’t rescue, it’s narcissistic hoarding.

  68. .... says:

    Hip hop is anti semitic now? You guys do know that most of these hiphop “artists” are signed with record companies who are owned by ‘old jewish men’, right? As if that’s not enough, they have jewish lawyers, managers, handlers etc Mainstream
    Hiphop is more intra-racist and sexist (specifically towards black women) than anything else!

  69. Ozzy says:

    1) Try to imagine how much brainwashing it would take to convince all the Asians in the world, that within their own countries, they need to go ahead and replace their children and grandchildren with Mexicans
    2) Now imagine that they were so totally mind conditioned and brainwashed, that they really believed it would be “RACIST” not to???
    If you manage to do that: Welcome to the world of the White Anti-Whites!!
    There’s NOTHING dumber than a White Anti-White
    /watch?v=lKDeyuM0-Og

  70. jwoolman says:

    I doubt she’s anti-Semitic in the true sense of the term. Her remark seemed directed at a specific person who very likely freely refers to himself as Jewish. I imagine it depends on when and where you grew up- but in many places, people do embrace their ethnicity and religion as important identifiers and they and those around them aren’t shy about using those identifiers. The idea that you don’t mention such things in polite company is foreign to them. It would be like never mentioning a person’s occupation or hair or eye color. It’s not something to be ignored but is just a part of you that is normal to bring up in conversation. If your own ethnicity is not such a core identifier to you (or you don’t even think of yourself as having any)- it may sound wrong. But it doesn’t have to be. It depends on the people involved and how they feel about it. My guess is that the particular old Jewish guy she meant is laughing and shaking his head, “Oh, Miley”…

    Miley is probably ageist, though….:) That will change. My generation kept saying don’t trust anybody over thirty – until we started hitting 30! My idea of “old” keeps shifting with every birthday.

    • Angel says:

      I completely agree. I don’t think she hates Jewish people as “anti-Semitic” implies, I’m pretty sure it’s just a method of identification. Certain authors and bloggers seem to want to make a mountain out of a molehill and scream injustice at everything everyone does. i hate being forced to defend Miley but that was no more anti-Semitic than referring to someone as black is racist. It’s an observation. Please get over yourselves, people who feel the need to scream “ISM” at everything.

  71. Kolby says:

    She is trolling all of us so hard. I truly believe that now.

  72. Babby says:

    @emma who called Ms. Cyrus a “bumpkin.”

    If she’s “dumb” for referencing a stereotype (ie- record execs being old Jewish men) then what do you call someone who calls another a “bumpkin?” I’m going with “thoughtless hypocrit” do you realize how offensive THAT is? Define bumpkin, please, and tell me how it isn’t a disparaging way to refer to a very specific group of people.

  73. marina says:

    Can “the World” write her and open letter and tell her we all think she’s ratchet and badass so she’ll stop this nonsense? It’s like watching someone who never drinks get hammered. You know it’s wrong but you can’t look away.

  74. Dan says:

    I’m Jewish and can’t stand Miley. This doesn’t really offend me as I’m pretty sure she’s not an anti-Semite or anything close to it, just an immature twit.