Singer/songwriter Miley Cyrus attends the 'A Very Murray Christmas' New York premiere at Paris Theater on December 2, 2015 in New York City.
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September 12, 2016

Miley Cyrus is known for walking her own path. From her fashion choices to her music, there’s no denying the former Disney Channel star has blossomed into a free spirit in recent years, open to speaking her mind on a range of issues.

In a recent interview for the October issue of Elle, Cyrus spoke about the entertainment industry, explaining that she refuses to plug in to one major aspect of celebrity culture: red carpets. “[A year ago] I had to do the [A Very Murray Christmas] premiere, and I will never do a red carpet again,” she told Elle. “Why, when people are starving, am I on a carpet that’s red? Because I’m ‘important’? Because I’m ‘famous’? That’s not how I roll. It’s like a skit—it’s like Zoolander.”

The 23-year-old Bangerz artist also revealed how she plans to motivate her contestants on The Voice during her upcoming first season as a judge. “I don’t want this to come off the wrong way, but I’m going to tell my contestants: Be Bernie Sanders,” she said. “Be the person people want and love. Don’t worry about the masses. That’s how you make a memorable moment. Let people talk about it.”


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