"I am extremely concerned for you that those around you have led you to believe, or encouraged you in your own belief, that it is in any way ‘cool’ to be naked and licking sledgehammers in your videos. It is in fact the case that you will obscure your talent by allowing yourself to be pimped, whether its [sic] the music business or yourself doing the pimping … " —Sinead O'Connor wrote Miley Cyrus an open letter "in the spirit of motherliness and with love."
Update: Miley Cyrus responded to O'Connor's letter with this tweet comparing her to Amanda Bynes:
Before Amanda Bynes.... There was.... pic.twitter.com/6JZPVnunPc— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) October 3, 2013