Miley Cyrus responds to LGBTQ backlash when she claimed women 'don't have to be gay'; disses 'sucky' ex Liam Hemsworth
Singer Miley Cyrus explained her LGBTQ comments on social media and defended her actions as she seemed to diss her former flame Liam Hemsworth.
The 26-year-old 'Wrecking Ball' singer Miley Cyrus took to social media to explain herself after receiving major backlash from the LGBTQ community over her recent comments on Instagram Live.
The singer appeared in the video alongside her latest flame, Cody Simpson, 22, where she shared with her fans that "you don't have to be gay" as there are worthy men out there such as Cody. She received a lot of backlash for her comments given it seemed like she was saying that being gay was a choice.
Cyrus took to Twitter on October 21 and defended her comments saying, "I was talking sh*t about sucky guys, but let me be clear, YOU don’t CHOOSE your sexuality. You are born as you are. It has always been my priority to protect the LGBTQ community I am a part of. Happy Monday!" She also shared a rainbow emoji along with her message.
Aside from the backlash she received, she also raised eyebrows with her praise for Simpson. She shared that Simpson is the only "good guy" that she has ever met with fans and followers assuming that she had dissed her ex-boyfriends, including Liam Hemsworth, whom she married in December and had separated from in August.
MEAWW previously reported that Cyrus had also taken a subtle dig at her estranged husband by pointing out how her current boyfriend, Simpson, was not a "d**k." During an Instagram live stream on Sunday, October 20, the 26-year-old singer said she thought she had to be gay because she felt "all guys were evil". She also called out her ex-lovers as being "d**ks."
"There are good men out there, guys, don't give up," said the 'Wrecking Ball' artist. "You don't have to be gay, there are good people with d**ks out there, you've just got to find them. You've got to find a d**k that's not a d**k, you know," she had added.