Controversial Miley

  • Miley starts dating Jonas Brother

    Miley starts dating Jonas Brother
    Miley gets into the dating game. Her first high-profile relationship is with Nick Jonas. Tween girls everywhere sharpen their nails.
  • Miley posts kissy photo

    Miley posts kissy photo
    This photo of Miley almost kissing her friend was posted to her MySpace page in 2007. It would be the first of many online photos that would cause a stir in the press.
  • Topless in Vanity Fair

    Topless in Vanity Fair
    The then 15-year-old posed topless for Vanity Fair. Parents familiar with her wholesome "Hannah Montana" character were outraged. So was the head of Disney, her employer at the time.
  • Hacked shower photos hit the Internet

    Hacked shower photos hit the Internet
    Revealing shower photos, meant for then-boyfriend Nick Jonas were reportedly hacked and posted online.
  • Miley's very insensitive face

    Miley's very insensitive face
    Miley's slanted eye photo angers Asian groups around the world, who called the "joke" offensive and denigrating. Cyrus denied she was a racist and said she was only making a "goofy" face.
  • Miley pole dances at Teen Choice Awards

    A 16-year-old Cyrus practiced her stripper moves during a performance of "Party in the U.S.A." at the Teen Choice Awards. Parents were not impressed.
  • Miley gets her first tattoo

    Cyrus goes big with her first tat by getting inked under her breast. It reads "Just Breathe." She was just 17.
  • Perez Hilton posts explicit upskirt shot of Miley

    Some thought Perez Hilton might end up in jail after he posted an explicit phots of Cyrus getting out of a car. Jail time was a possibility, given that she was underage at the time. In the end, Hilton did not go to jail.
  • Releases Can't Be Tamed album

    Releases Can't Be Tamed album
    Cyrus releases a new album with a warning. Her nights will only get wilder and crazier from here.
  • Miley and the bong

    Miley and the bong
    Cyrus celebrated her 18th birthday with a big bong hit of Salvia, which caused her to laugh uncontrollably and mistake someone in the room for her boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth. Oh, and we know all this because her "friend" insisted on documenting the whole evening - and later posted it online for all to see.
  • Miley calls herself a stoner

    Miley admits to be being a stoner at her birthday party, after her friends present her with a cake in the likeness of Bob Marley. "You know you're a stoner when your friends make you a Bob Marley cake," she said. "You know you smoke way too much f-cking weed."
  • Miley and the penis cake

    Miley Cyrus poses for some eyebrow-raising pictures next to her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth's birthday cake. It's shaped like a penis.
  • Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth engaged

    Happy news or not? She was only 19 years old, and doesn't really seem like she's ready to settle down.
  • Makes music video with porn star

    Cyrus' video for "Decisions" features porn star Jessie Andrews, along with her fiance Liam Hemsworth.
  • Miley chops off her hair

    Miley chops off her hair
    Cyrus shocks her fans by cutting off her long brown locks and opting for a short, bleached-blonde new 'do.
  • Miley twerks

    Miley twerks
    Cyrus performs a rump-shaking twerk dance online, disguised in a unicorn costume. Fans seem impressed and surprised by her dance moves.
  • Miley topless in V magazine

    Miley topless in V magazine
    Cyrus leaves little to the imagination on the cover of "V" magazine, cupping her hand over the breast.
  • Rumours Miley flashed breasts in unused Maxim photo

    Cyrus reportedly celebrated her #1 ranking on Maxim's Hot 100 list by baring her breats during the photo shoot. The shot was leaked online (of course) but Maxim chose a more modest pic for their issue instead.