Miley Cyrus Says She Isn’t a Fan of Mariah Carey; Mariah Carey Wonders, ‘Did You Guys Hear Something?’

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Still in the early days of her gig as a coach on The Voice, Miley Cyrus is setting a strong example for the kiddies by putting her voice to, let’s say, memorable use. In an interview with Elle, Cyrus was asked about her comment on the show that not everyone can be Mariah Carey, leaving Cyrus to explain why, in her unique estimation, that might not be such a bad thing. “I’ve never really been a fan, because it’s so much about Mariah Carey. That’s part of her shtick; I can see through that,” she said, adding, “That’s part of what makes her a gay icon; like, it’s about Mimi! It’s about what she’s wearing, and it’s about her.” Because while Miley’s just being Miley, being Miley isn’t the point of Miley, got it? She explained: “What I make isn’t about me. It’s about sharing my story; it’s about someone being connected to what I’m saying.” Of course, while Miley’s out here fighting the good fight for authenticity and truth in art and the like, Mimi, presumably, does not know her.

Miley Cyrus Says She Isn’t a Fan of Mariah Carey