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Miley Cyrus Revealed What People Didn't Know Was Going On Behind The Scenes During Her Divorce From Liam Hemsworth

"It's just amazing to me that the public kind of thinks that there's no gap of time that they didn't see that could possibly be what led to this."

Miley Cyrus just opened up about being painted as the villain during her public divorce from Liam Hemsworth.

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Sitting down for an interview on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast earlier this week, the "Midnight Sky" singer got real about the public's perception of her, admitting that it was the most difficult part about the divorce.

"What really sucked about it wasn't the fact that me and someone that I loved realised that we don't love each other the way that we used to anymore," Miley said. "I can accept that. I can't accept the villanising."

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Miley went on to reveal that she hated the way people's perception of time can alter a narrative, pointing to pictures of her and Kaitlynn Carter appearing to make out just hours after the divorce was announced.

"It's just amazing to me that the public kind of thinks that there's no gap of time that they didn't see that could possibly be what led to this," she explained.

"It's not, 'One day you were happy on the carpet and the next day you were making out with your friend in Italy, what the fuck!' There was a lot of time in between that that you didn't see."

In fact, this is one of the reasons why Miley loves the way that music is now largely consumed via streaming, because it cuts out the months-long process of creating a physical body of work that might be "old news" by the time it's released.

"You're telling a story that's always from behind," Miley explained, revealing she had once recorded a Christmas song with Dolly Parton in July. "What I love about doing a show like yours is that we talk about it right now and people hear it right now, so you're getting the real information."

"You're not getting information from 'I shot a magazine cover, I did an interview, I was la la in love with my boyfriend,'" she went on. "I mean, that literally happened when I did Vanity Fair. I flew there like a week after I got married but by the time the damn thing was on the stands, I was divorced. It was old news!"

This isn't the first time that Miley has opened up about her divorce from Liam. At the time, she was forced to deny rumours of infidelity in a lengthy Twitter thread.

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"I can admit to a lot of things but I refuse to admit that my marriage ended because of cheating," she said shortly after the pictures of her and Kaitlynn surfaced. "Liam and I have been together for a decade. I’ve said it before & it remains true, I love Liam and always will."

She added: "I had to make a healthy decision for myself to leave a previous life behind. I am the healthiest and happiest I have been in a long time. You can say I am a twerking, pot-smoking, foul-mouthed hillbilly but I am not a liar."


And only recently, in another podcast interview, the singer revealed that she not only lost her virginity to Liam after meeting him on the set of The Last Song back in 2009, but actually lied to him about it for almost a decade.


Explaining that she didn't want to "seem like a loser", Miley said that she told Liam she had previously hooked up with a friend. However, she was caught out on the lie nearly 10 years later when that friend married someone who Liam knew, forcing Miley to come clean.

You can watch Miley's full interview with Joe Rogan here.

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