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It's Official: Americans Blame Celebs for 'YOLO,' 'Selfie' and 'Twerking'

It's Official: Americans Blame Celebs for 'YOLO,' 'Selfie' and 'Twerking'

Originally posted 07/04/2014 05:15PM

In times of great distress, it's common for societies to place blame for all their troubles on a group of outsiders. It happened to all sorts of different people through history: members of different ethnicities, followers of minority religions and even those who happen to speak a different language.

Now, it's happening to celebrities.

A new study from coupon website CouponCodesPro.com reveals that Americans are overwhelmingly sick of hearing buzzwords like "YOLO," "selfie" and "twerking," and they know exactly who to blame: famous people.

When asked where they most frequently encountered their aural bugaboos, study respondents were not hesitant to point their fingers towards brunch spots in Beverly Hills, the Lower East Side and Aspen; a whopping 57 percent said they blamed popular musicians and other celebrities for infecting their ear canals with such nonsense.

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VIDEO: Miley Cyrus Gets Pumped Up in Promo for NBC Concert Special

Miley Cyrus Gets Pumped Up in Promo for NBC Concert Special (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/04/2014 08:00AM

Need any more convincing to watch NBC's Miley Cyrus concert this weekend on NBC? Here is Miley herself with a pep talk.

The pop star, 21, narrates this promo for the two-hour Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour special, which airs Sunday at 9/8c, and it's all about the anticipation and drama – as Cyrus is seen getting pumped up backstage before a show, and talking about her intense connection to her fans.

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My Oh Miley! Cyrus Grinds on Robin Thicke at VMAs – & You React Accordingly | Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke & Miley Cyrus Twerk It Out at VMAs

Originally posted 07/01/2014 10:35PM

Who knew Robin Thicke could twerk?

The singer joined forces with Miley Cyrus – with a special cameo from several dancers dressed as bears – at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards to perform a medley of their summer jams.

Cyrus and said bears kicked off the performance with her hit, "We Can't Stop," which she twerked through until Thicke took the Barclays Center stage in a referee costume.

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Miley and Karlie Change Color, Lily Goes Short & Lupita Can Braid: Hair News You Need Now

Miley and Karlie Change Color, Lily Goes Short & Lupita Can Braid: Hair News You Need Now

Originally posted 06/30/2014 04:00PM

The star hair updates that will make your Monday

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The Bride Who Wore Shorts, the Pup Calling Miley Mom & More Weekend News

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Miley Cyrus's New Cutie, Olivia Palermo's Bridal Shorts & More Weekend News

Originally posted 06/29/2014 08:05PM

Hey, you. Yeah, you. When you're done lounging by the pool – not unlike these celebs – here's what you missed this weekend:

5. Miley Cyrus Has A New Cutie in Her Life

Spoiler alert: This new looker is of the four-legged persuasion. Cyrus announced the arrival of her latest pet, a pup named Emu. The pop star continues to mourn the death of pooch Floyd, writing on Instagram, "I felt my angel Floydy give Emu his blessing." See her new addition.

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Meet Miley Cyrus's Adorable New Pup

Meet Miley Cyrus's New Puppy, Emu!

Originally posted 06/29/2014 01:45PM

As she continues to mourn the death of her dog Floyd, Miley Cyrus is getting a little help from a new furry friend.

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5 Best & Worst Looks of the Week: Jennifer Lopez, Kendall Jenner & More | Gisele Bundchen

5 Best & Worst Looks of the Week: Jennifer Lopez, Kendall Jenner & More

Originally posted 06/20/2014 08:00AM

J.Lo's plunging neckline and more style moments that had our editors buzzing

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Dolly Defends Miley: 'People Thought I Was Trashy' Too

Dolly Parton Defends Miley Cyrus: 'People Thought I Was Trashy'

Originally posted 06/09/2014 03:20PM

Miley Cyrus has her critics, but she can rely on a fellow songstress to always have her back – her godmother, Dolly Parton.

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Two Arrested in Miley Cyrus Burglary Case

Two Arrested in Miley Cyrus Burglary Case

Originally posted 06/06/2014 10:10AM

Miley Cyrus can continue on with the European leg of her Bangerz tour with a little more peace of mind.

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Avicii Tops Spotify's 'Top 25 Under 25' List: Listen to All the Artists Here

Avicii Tops Spotify's 'Top 25 Under 25' List: Listen to the Rest Here

Originally posted 06/04/2014 12:00PM

Spotify on Wednesday revealed its first-ever ranking of the most influential artists under the age of 25.

The streaming service factored chart hits, volume and growth of streams and shares to compile its ranking, and the results may surprise you. Below is the complete list, with commentary from Spotify Trends Expert Shanon Cook and a playlist of all the artists. Enjoy!

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