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Miley Performs in Toned-Down Version of ‘Wrecking Ball’ Look

Miley Cyrus’s decision to appear naked in the video for “Wrecking Ball” recently made the single her first number one song, thanks to Billboard’s new-ish “Hot 100” formula, which factors in YouTube views. So, maybe the outfit she wore for her performance at last night’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas — underwear and nipple pasties, a white mesh dress with a bondage-inspired collar, a furry, long-sleeved shrug (perhaps created with the arms of one of those teddy bears she likes to dance with), and sparkly black cowboy bootgladiator sandal hybrids — was some kind of tribute to that. Or, more likely, she just likes the nearly nude raver look. Because there is nothing outrage-inducing about this particular Miley ensemble and show, we’re going to do ourselves and everyone else a favor by not thinking too hard about what it could mean, especially because she appeared to be crying over her breakup with Liam Helmsworth during the set.

Miley’s Modest Version of ‘Wrecking Ball’ Look