Miley Cyrus Opens Up About How Hannah Montana Gave Her Body Image Issues 6 years ago

Miley Cyrus Opens Up About How Hannah Montana Gave Her Body Image Issues

Miley Cyrus has spoken out about how her time on Disney show Hannah Montana affected the way she saw herself.

The 22-year-old opened up about how the role impacted her views on body image in a recent interview with Marie Claire.

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Miley Cyrus rose to fame as Hannah Montana.

She explained: “I was told for so long what a girl is supposed to be from being on that show.”

“From the time I was 11, it was ‘You’re a pop star! That means you have to be blonde, and you have to have long hair, and you have to put on some glittery tight thing.

“I was made to look like someone that I wasn’t which probably caused some body dysmorphia because I had been made pretty every day for so long, and then I wasn’t on that show, it was like, ‘Who the f**k am I?’”

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The pop star is a lot more confident being herself nowadays.

Miley also said that she doesn’t like it when photographs are retouched because it’s an unrealistic expectation.

She said: “When you look at retouched, perfect photos, you feel like s**t. They lighten black girls' skin. They smooth out wrinkles. Even when I get stuck on Instagram wondering, ‘Why don't I look like that?’ It's a total bummer. It's crazy what people have decided we're all supposed to be.”

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