For anyone who thinks there’s something scandalous going on in the photos circulating online of Miley Cyrus frolicking with a friend on a hotel floor, the “Hannah Montana” star has a message for you — get over it.
“They’re nothing bad!” the 15-year-old teen sensation told New York’s Z100 radio station on Friday night.
The candid photos, which have been making the rounds online, show Cyrus sitting on the floor of a hotel with one of her friends getting close, goofing around and sharing a piece of candy.
But Cyrus maintains the snapshots are completely innocent.
“There was nothing wrong with it. It’s two girls at a sleepover. And if all of a sudden that’s bad, then what is the world coming to?” a frustrated Cyrus told Z100’s Niko prior to her sold-out concert at Nassau Coliseum on Friday night.
And while the young pop star might be used to all the attention, what really upsets her is that now her friend in the photo has to deal with the unwanted attention as well.
“Honestly, I just try to keep my cool. At first, I was really upset. It really sucks to be honest. It was a friend of mine that’s a normal girl and — look at me getting all upset — the worst part is she has to go to school and deal with that crap,” Cyrus continued. “I have to deal with that anyways. I deal with it all the time.”
She called the blonde girl in the photos with her “one of my best friends.”
So although Cyrus certainly isn’t letting any of the gossip get in her way, it’s not something she’s taking lightly.
“What I decided before I came out to L.A. and started working was the minute I didn’t have fun was the minute I go home. I don’t want to go home, and I don’t want to not do what I do, because I love it, but this ... it’s Satan attacking and it’s just one more thing I have to deal with. But it’s not something that I’m going to let slide because I really am upset about it,” she concluded.