On Sunday evening, million of fans turned on their television and watched the 2013 VMAs. Viewers eagerly waited to see what celebrities wore, performances by their favorite entertainers and any new announcements. Regardless of what fans wanted to see, they certainly received a jaw-dropping performance by Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke.
Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke were on stage, where they performed a combination of “We Can’t Stop” and “Blurred Lines.” This portion of the show became the most talked about moment of the night. Miley Cyrus surprised viewers with racy dance moves and a nude latex costume change. During the 2013 VMAs, even the celebrities that watched live reacted surprised by the performance.
Regardless of what anyone’s reaction was, Miley Cyrus’ name flooded numerous social media newsfeeds. The 2013 VMAs was an opportunity for the young entertainer to make a splash. In the past, Madonna and Britney Spears kissed on stage, and Lady Gaga showed up in a costume made of raw meat. Why should Miley Cyrus not take advantage of this opportunity?
She got on stage with Robin Thicke and created a memorable moment that will be talked about for years. More importantly, she created this stunt right before her new album release in October. No matter what society said about those spicy dance moves, this was an excellent PR move. That is exactly what the young performer wanted to happen.
As society continues to judge her, she is satisfied with the millions of people repeating her name.