Miley Cyrus has gotten a lot of attention for her revealing tour costumes, and she addressed wearing the attire in an interview in Australia.
"Sunday Night's" Chris Bath asked the pop superstar about where the confidence comes from to go on stage in front of large crowds wearing the tiny outfits.
"I don’t ever think about what someone's gonna think… I've always been into fashion," Miley said. "I grew up around Dolly Parton, who was like, you know she's… t*** and this is... kind of right out of her book, this kind of dress. I just don’t fill it the way she does, you know? And both my parents are covered in tattoos and are really cool and so when they were teaching us how to be, it was always to become good people on our own. It was never, 'You should do this because if you don’t people are gonna think of you this way.'"
Miley went on to say that she feels like she can be a voice for women.
"I think I’m just speaking out for women in a way, just be yourself, and it’s just funny 'cause Elvis, he wasn't wearing the outfits I was wearing, but he was coming out and he was doing like the OG twerking," she continued. "I mean, no one wants to admit it that Elvis was twerking. He was."
In the new interview on "Sunday Night," Miley also touched on "Wrecking Ball," her song off of 2013’s "Bangerz."
When the reporter suggested the album was one of the best breakup albums of all time, and also about love, Miley mentioned her ex-fiance, Australian actor Liam Hemsworth.
"I think I’m speaking to women and it’s not because I went through a breakup ‘cause anything happened. I love Liam, Liam loves me, and it’s about finding yourself. And sometimes, you have to separate yourself from everyone," Miley said.
Miley is currently on a world tour. Her next stop is in Puerto Rico, later this month.
-- Jolie Lash