09:51 AM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 01/24/2014 01:00PM
Hollywood is already a lot like high school, and never more so than during awards season. Competition fills the air, everyone obsesses over dresses they will wear exactly once and, as Tina Fey and Amy Poehler demonstrated at the Golden Globes, who sits with who is a matter of extreme importance.
But on a greater level, each awards show is also its own friend group, with all the little in-jokes, rituals and histories that implies. Which ceremony is which clique? On the eve of the Director's Guild of America Awards, see it all explained below.
Originally posted 10/06/2013 08:15AM
Miley Cyrus cautioned viewers she wouldn't be twerking on Saturday Night Live.
But she commanded the stage on this week's edition of the NBC sketch comedy show, serving as both host and musical guest.
And she did some shimmying as an over-sexed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann in a parody video about the government shutdown.
Originally posted 09/30/2013 11:30AM
Apparently every day is a party in the U.S.A. for Miley Cyrus.
The controversial pop star, 20, didn't hold back in her one-hour documentary, Miley: The Movement, which premieres on MTV Oct. 2 (10 p.m. ET) and covers an array of topics from her notorious VMAs performance to her buzzed-about haircut and even features her "SMS (Bangerz)" duet partner, Britney Spears.
"Right now I'm at a point in my career where I can just be exactly who I want to be," she says in the special. "I can just have fun and not think about any kind of repercussion and just go for what you want to do. That causes a lot of reaction but I think there's something about watching people grow up."
Originally posted 09/19/2013 03:00PM
There was a time not so long ago when it was Britney Spears, not Miley Cyrus, who was causing controversy at the MTV Video Music Awards.
While Cyrus's twerking performance has made Spears's 2003 lip lock with Madonna look tame in comparison, the 31-year-old tells Extra's Mario Lopez that she can relate to all of the media attention the "Wrecking Ball" singer, 20, has received since she did unspeakable things with a foam finger.
Originally posted 09/05/2013 07:35AM
"I'm going to miss David because he won't be able to travel with me," the singer tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 08/30/2013 05:30PM
It was the twerk heard 'round the Interwebs.
Oh, Miley. Miley! Why? Why did you take over the Internet this week? Every time I went online, there was another Miley meme that sprouted up. There was nary a cat video in sight – unless someone digitally inserted Miley twerking on a cat.
Commentary and jokes focused on Miley (and not Robin Thicke, it's interesting to note) were everywhere, so it would be egregious to not talk about her in a column about the biggest things online. So, here it is: The best (or worst, depending on how you feel about it) of Miley's Internet takeover.
Originally posted 08/28/2013 02:35PM
It was the twerk seen 'round the world – and it was all Miley's idea.
Cyrus, 20, had been working on the VMAs performance of her hit "We Can't Stop" – along with her racy duet with Robin Thicke – for about a month before MTV's big awards show on Sunday.
"Most it came from Miley's brain," Cyrus's manager Larry Rudolph tells PEOPLE. "But she collaborated with [her music video director] Diane Martel, who helped her conceive it and bring in the spirit of the VMAs. And with Todd James who designed all of those amazing bears."
Originally posted 08/27/2013 06:00PM
If you've been wondering what Billy Ray Cyrus thought of Miley's controversial VMA performance on Sunday, you're not alone. But instead of adding to the cacophony of opinions about the show, Cyrus is simply reiterating his love and support for his daughter.
"Of course I'll always be here for Miley. Can't wait to see her when she gets home," Cyrus, 52, tells Entertainment Tonight.
"She's still my little girl and I'm still her dad regardless how this circus we call show business plays out. I love her unconditionally and that will never change."
Originally posted 08/27/2013 10:35AM
Robin Thicke, who famously grinded with Miley Cyrus at the MTV Video Music Awards, gets plenty salacious in his new "Give It 2 U" video as well. But the clip also features a more innocent dancer – his adorable 3-year-old son Julian.
Thicke, 36, goes shirtless in the new video, which features lots of twerking by female dancers along with a foam finger – all reminiscent of his polarizing performance with Cyrus, 20, on Sunday.
But Julian – Robin's son with wife Paula Patton – adds a welcome dose of cuteness by showing off his own dance moves in a little black suit, gold chains and a puffy blonde hairdo.
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