Oh, how they turn on you! Miley Cyrus has been voted “the worst celebrity influence of 2009” by the very teens and tweens who have made her a gazillionaire.
gazillionaire (n.) Yet another teenage product of the Disney machine with more money than I’ll see in fourteen lifetimes.
To add insult to stripper pole injury, Miss Miley, 16, beat out Britney Spears and KANYE WEST for the dubious honor. Yes! Kanye! You know it’s time to reevaluate your young life when a perpetually drunk, self-absorbed a-hole like Kanye is considered a better influence than you. Or at least time to ask those surveyed, “Um, seriously?!”
Miley took 42 percent of votes in the poll for AOL’s JSYK.com (Just So You Know) Web site aimed at 9-15 year-olds, with no reasons given for her poor showing. But the ranking follows a year which has seen Miley controversially dating a 20 year-old model, making “slant eyes” in an informal snapshot criticized as mocking Asians (um, ya think?), and being accused of pole-dancing on a teen awards show.
Just to name a few.
But I think we can all agree that her worst offense EVER is calling THIS “rapping”: