As she told Cosmopolitan, "This is the best time of my life. I'm not going to look back on it and be like, 'I wish I hadn't been dwelling over a breakup,' you know? Because that's not what God wants my life to be about right now. God wants my life to be about being successful and being happy and blessing other people and being blessed."
And Miley is not about to let her breakup drama stand in the way of her musical pursuits. As she explained, "I need to treat my music like a relationship - give it my time and all the attention it deserves - and that's my main love right now."
Is Miley really over her ex-fiance? Is she doing the right thing by refusing to dwell on the past? Or is it a bit strange that she doesn't feel the need to go through a grieving or healing process after coming out of this long-term relationship?
Here's a look at what else we learned from Miley's Cosmo interview.
Miley Continues To Defend Her Racy VMA Performance
The "We Can't Stop" singer stands by her twerk-tastic VMA performance, and she thinks her critics are missing the point. As she commented, "what if I hadn't done that performance? The VMAs would have been bad. They would have been missing something. The show was kind of making fun of how serious the pop industry is."
Miley actually seems to be finding strength in all the backlash. As she commented, "I feel like I'm kind of an underdog in a cool way. It's almost punk rock to like me because it's not the right thing to do. Like, society wants to shut me down."
Miley Doesn't Care About Her Celebrity Haters
Although some celebrities have spoken out against her VMA performance, the "Wrecking Ball" singer isn't letting it get to her. She takes pride in knowing that she has always been true to herself, and that she has always been respectful to other artists in the industry.
As she remarked, "I have a song that's like, 'Stay in your lane,' because I'm not going to be you and you're definitely not going to be me, so don't throw shade. I don't ever throw shade at anyone."
Miley Respects The Celebrities Who Have Come To Her Defense
The 20-year-old artist is grateful for support from celebrities like Kanye West and Katy Perry. As she commented, "It's easy for Kanye to support me because we're in totally separate lanes of competition, but for Katy to say that she appreciates what I'm really doing for the pop industry, that keeps you going. And I mean, who cares what the media buzz is if Kanye West is telling you that you're the sh*t?"
What did you learn from Miley's interview with Cosmo? Is she really over her breakup with Liam? Do you agree with the direction that her career has taken? Is she doing a good job at handling the critics?
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