10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus may have stolen the limelight for some time now but that doesn’t mean you know everything about her. The successful star is currently dealing with her recent heartbreak after her dog died. She was rushed to the hospital recently and now is back on the stage for her album tour. Here are some facts you probably didn’t know about her.
Miley’s birth name was “Destiny Hope Cyrus”. She legally changed it in 2008 to “Miley Ray Cyrus”. “Miley” is the shortened version of her childhood nickname “Smiley”. Right now only her grandmother is allowed to call her by her birth name.
She lives with a non-fatal heart disease, tachycardia. Her condition makes her heart rate higher than the average person.
Her song “We Can’t Stop” was originally written for Rihanna but turned it down. Her famous song, Party in the USA was written by Jessie J but didn’t find the track matching her style. Her song never went to number one on the Hot 100 charts but it spent 10 weeks of being #1 on music-streaming service like Spotify and Pandora.
The music video of “Wrecking Ball” broke VEVO’s viewing records for most plays in a 24-hour period just after “We Can’t Stop” broke a different record it reached 100 million views faster than any other music video in history.
Miley currently has 14 body tattoos but the most famous in her new addition is her inked ring finger on her right hand as a support to the LGBT community.
During the 2009 Teen Choice Awards, Miley was caught pole dancing on an ice cream truck. She was just 16 that time.
One of Miley’s best friends is Kelly Osborne. The two second-generation singers met on the set of So Undercover and have been close ever since.
Miley guested twice on Two and a Half Men as a romantic interest for Ashton Kutcher. Her guesting drove two of the highest ratings of the season, garnering a total of 13.6 million viewers on her first guesting.
Miley originally auditioned for the best friend role, Lily in Hannah Montana. The producers rejected her audition and let her go for the lead part. However, the producers said that she was too small and too young for the role. After some deliberation they altered the character to fit her.
She paid a twelve-year-old just to find out if her ex-boyfriend has a crush on her and yes the feeling was then mutual.
Love her or not, Miley recently racked up Google with over 1 Billion hits. She is more searched than Barack Obama, Lady Gaga, God and Katy Perry. After all, she can’t stop.
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