Miley: 'I'm Not Trying to Be Slutty'
Of course not...hot pants are just so 'comfortable'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 16, 2010 7:40 AM CDT
Miley Cyrus performs during the Rock in Rio music festival in Arganda del Rey on the outskirts of Madrid, Sunday, June 6, 2010.   (AP Photo/Arturo Rodriguez)
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(Newser) – Attention: Miley Cyrus is “not trying to be slutty,” she insists. Sure, she likes to flash a lot of skin (as photos show, she’s recently taken to going pantsless), but that’s just because she feels “more comfortable dressing with a little less,” she tells the AP. “What I'm trying to do is to make a point with my record," which is called...wait for it...Can't Be Tamed, "and look consistent, in the way my record sounds and the way I dress.”

And while she says she’s grown into her sex appeal (she is all of 17 now, remember!), “that’s not what I'm trying to do to sell records. I want people to buy my record because of my music.” Meanwhile, Perez Hilton—currently in hot water for posting an upskirt photo of Miley—insists she was wearing underwear in the picture and says he was simply pointing out “she was exiting this car in a very un-ladylike fashion.”