Despite the fact that Miley Cyrus is among the largest names within the music enterprise, she nonetheless faces misogyny inside the business.
The singer, who delivered a jaw-dropping rendition of her new single, “Midnight Sky,” on the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 30, spoke with Joe Rogan in regards to the sexist commentary she confronted from the occasion’s manufacturing crew after she made particular lighting requests previous to her efficiency.
“I wished the lights to be turned off after which the lighting of the room to simply be lighting me,” Cyrus informed Rogan on his podcast final week.
“So no key gentle, no magnificence gentle,” she added. “Magnificence gentle is at all times used on girls. And I stated flip the fucking lights off. You’ll by no means inform Travis Scott or Adam Levine that he couldn’t flip the sweetness gentle off. I need this purple lighting.”
“They stated, ‘OK, OK ― we’ll simply do the identical factor that we’d do with the fellows,’ ’trigger like, that’s what I need,” she continued.
“After which one thing that I used to be doing ― one thing that I can’t say ― for the VMAs, my bracelets saved getting caught in all this shit they usually stated, ‘You realize you wished to be handled like a man and lit like a man? We wouldn’t be coping with this if a man was doing it.’”
Cyrus, who has hosted the VMAs and carried out on the award present a number of occasions, stated that the dialog was “embarrassing” for her ― but it surely sadly isn’t out of the extraordinary.
When Rogan requested how she places up with feedback like that whereas she’s making an attempt to execute her inventive imaginative and prescient, Cyrus stated that she tries to be agency and type.
“I’m agency about what I need, however in a approach that, you understand, you may count on somebody may say, ‘Man, she was a diva, she was a bitch.’ But it surely’s once more, it’s like ― OK, have The Weeknd are available right here and say the identical factor,” the singer stated, including that “nobody” would ever name Kanye West one thing like that for “selecting what lighting he desires on a efficiency.”
“Why am I not getting that I’m like, you understand, a artistic mastermind, however I’m changing into a bitch?” she stated.
However ultimately, Cyrus got here in like a “Wrecking Ball” and gave a stunning efficiency of her latest single. Watch the complete clip of it under:
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