Do you think Miley Cryus is a bad romodel for kids?

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  1. dogluver1 profile image59
    dogluver1posted 13 years ago

    I think shes a bad romodel. My are reasons are the nude photos, the tattoo she got and her pole dancing in the party in the U.S.A. What do you guys think of her?

    p.s Actually I dont think she was really pole dancing In that video I change my mind.


    1. Stevennix2001 profile image84
      Stevennix2001posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      wow, i didn't know she was doing all that.  i must've been living in a cave for a while or something, because this is certainly news to me.  I would like to know your sources, as I think a lot of this sounds like propaganda stirred up by the media and tabloid magazines and such.  Not saying your wrong, but it sounds highly skeptical.

      I doubt seriously Milley Cyrus is posed naked in any online photos because a lot of those can be faked.  Ever hear of photo splicing?  I used to know a bunch of guys in high school who could do that.  where they could easily take the head of some celebrity and put it on some random naked chick to make it look like they were posing nude, when they weren't. So unless you cite a legitimate website like yahoo, entertainment weekly, rolling stone magazine or something, then I'm afraid I can't believe you.

      However, I will say this though.  I hope for her and Billy Ray Cyrus' sake that everything you said is false though.  Not because I'm a fan of hers as I could care less about her or her family.  I think the tatoo thing is easily forgivable as everyone is getting them now a days.  However, as far as posing nude and pole dancing goes, then her career might be over a lot sooner than expected.  Sure, lets face it, we all knew her career was going to die after she turned 18, and Disney found some other cute and sassy girl to take her place for a while.

      But if she's caught in this type of scandal, then I'm pretty sure the execs at disney are going to be pissed.  from doing research on films that are scheduled to come out within the next few years, "Hannah Montana 2" was one of them.  However, if what you say is true, then not only will that movie not see the light of day, her show will get cancelled as well.  Ratings numbers be damned.  Heck, it wouldn't surprise me if Disney does to her, that they did to Lindsey Lohan and just break all ties completely.  Therefore, for her sake, I hope your wrong.  However, then again, her career was going to die anyway.

      1. dogluver1 profile image59
        dogluver1posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah but look up on youtube party in the usa music video and mileys nude pics take a look at them.And my sources where friends talking about it, and youtube to see what my friends were talking about.

    2. Mrs. Moneypants profile image61
      Mrs. Moneypantsposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I think she is a kid in the spot light who has at least one parent that likes attention.  She is bound to make many mistakes.  I mostly blame her parents for not making more of an effort to reduce her exposure.

    3. profile image0
      Hikikomoriposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      She seems like your typical teenager.

      She's not a good role model, but she could be a lot worse.

      1. VampireAlice profile image60
        VampireAliceposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Shes a teenager and i disagree.
        She is a good role modle for kids when shes infront of the camera.
        she has her problems as other teens do. dont call her a slut for posing with her bare back showing in a picture. Every teen takes a pic of themselves at some point.
        shes just a growing adult just leave her alone sad sad sad

    4. Colebabie profile image60
      Colebabieposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Most little girls see her as Hannah Montana, not as Miley Cyrus. The show is cute and as Miley Cyrus her songs are catchy and have fun lyrics. I think she's a good role model. As far as nude photos and tattoos and such that is the media trying to mess with someone. She's 18 now? She can do what she wants.

      1. creepy profile image56
        creepyposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        I don't think she is 18 yet I haven't heard of any nude pics except on this thread

      2. VampireAlice profile image60
        VampireAliceposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        shes not 18 she wont be till november
        shes only 17

    5. profile image0
      B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      based on her clothing line for little girls, and her actions, yes..I do feel she is a bad role model for girls

      just another Brittany spears in the making....

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image77
    Uninvited Writerposted 13 years ago

    There weren't totally nude pictures. One picture of her wrapped in a blanket showing her bare back.

    Whatever, people shouldn't expect entertainers or sports figures to be role models for their kids.

    1. ncmonroe1981 profile image62
      ncmonroe1981posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I couldn't have said it better myself! Children really need strong role models from their personal lives: parents, teachers, friends in the community. Miley Cyrus and any other entertainers got into the business to be rich and famous, not to make some positive impact on children; therefore, it's irrelevant if she's a good role model or not. She's doing her job, and that doesn't include raising anyone's children. Parents who don't approve of a star's behavior or the things they demonstrate need to take the steps necessary to keep that influence away from their children, and to replace it with something worthwhile.

  3. marcel285 profile image65
    marcel285posted 13 years ago

    Bad role model, but her parents are to blame for that. Have you seen her little sister? Shes 13, last halloween she dressed up in a mini dress and thigh high f*** me boots..the parents must be on crack or something

  4. waynet profile image67
    waynetposted 13 years ago

    Hannah Montana evil and bad!! hell no she is great and people do grow up y'know!

  5. marcel285 profile image65
    marcel285posted 13 years ago

    I loved the show hannah montana, even though it's a kids show, i think it's hilarious..too bad shes a little slapper

    1. waynet profile image67
      waynetposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hahahaha sometimes slappers are great hahaha!

  6. marcel285 profile image65
    marcel285posted 13 years ago

    LOL yeah until you get herpies or other diseases

    1. waynet profile image67
      waynetposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Oh I'm very careful I wear a full condom suit like Leslie Nielsen out of the naked gun films!

  7. Daniel Carter profile image66
    Daniel Carterposted 13 years ago

    She's a typical example, that's all. Typical of every other teen who goes into mega fame and fortune. She's probably a very good person, and she's also a teenager who's going to make mistakes. That's called being human, not being a bad anything. We are pretty much an all-or-nothing society. We like to judge others harshly (particularly celebrities) because it deflects attention from some of our own glaring mistakes and flaws. We get to feel better about us for a moment, until reality settles in that we aren't that much different. We probably did some stupid things in our teen years as well.

  8. profile image0
    Madame Xposted 13 years ago

    Who is Miley Cryus?

  9. marcel285 profile image65
    marcel285posted 13 years ago

    Your right Daniel , but when millions of other girls worldwide are influenced by another, great care should be taken in what's put out there about the certain person. (Miley)

    1. Daniel Carter profile image66
      Daniel Carterposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      And I agree that she holds great power of influence because of her celebrity status. I personally think that while she is making some honest mistakes (as it were) that she is being enabled by some below average parenting. And I think the girls that are most heavily influenced by her probably have enabling parents as well. Perhaps not in all cases, mind you. I don't think stereotyping is good, but I do believe from what I've seen that *a lot* of enabling parents cave to every "Miley" whim in many cases. And I suppose, as demonstrated through the headlines, that Miley's parents may also be of similar mindset.

      Stupidity seems to happen often among entitled, wealthy people. Perhaps it happens just as frequently with less wealthy and famous, but they certainly don't make the headlines like wealthy and famous people do.

      I agree with UW and others that celebrities really shouldn't ever be considered roll models. But for whatever reasons, we tend to look for heros. We should be our own best hero, really. Becoming our best self and overcoming the huge obstacles that face us individually should make us a hero of sorts, but we always look elsewhere.

  10. KCC Big Country profile image83
    KCC Big Countryposted 13 years ago

    I agree with UW, why would we even consider celebrities as role models?  Of course, without proper upbringing or supervision, kids will tend to look up to them, but that's where good parenting comes in.  It's important that they be taught that celebrities are just like us and make just as many, if not more, mistakes than we do.

  11. marcel285 profile image65
    marcel285posted 13 years ago

    We don't consider them idols. MEDIA BRAINWASHES young people whom by second nature, adopt celebrities as idols. Parents, you haave no control, unless from day one, you bring up your chiild, heavily restricting media from them.

    1. Daniel Carter profile image66
      Daniel Carterposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I don't know about restricting. I always think of that as a form of "book burning." I think knowledge is power. You certainly don't give a 6 year old a driver's license and a condom and say "be responsible out there", but you do give the knowledge they need for the time they will need it. It does take a lot of work to teach kids (constantly) about what's *really* going on in the world, but having raised two kids myself, who made typical mistakes, I'm glad I didn't hesitate to talk and show them what was "behind" a lot of things that were huge trends in their growing up years. I still tell my kids "knowledge is power." If you know why people are acting the way they do, you can think independently of them, and at times, save your own life.

    2. ncmonroe1981 profile image62
      ncmonroe1981posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I understand where you're coming from, but I would have to disagree. My parents never restricted any kind of media whatsoever. I was allowed to watch whatever I wanted, at any age (although, I suppose they would have restricted porn, but it never came up). HOWEVER, my parents took the time to watch things with me, to talk about them, and to teach me the difference between right and wrong, fantasy and reality. The media will not have undue influence on children who have been taught appropriately and who know its place.

      1. marcel285 profile image65
        marcel285posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Your lucky you had great parents. Many don't. Divorce rates are higher than ever. Broken homes strips parents of control.

        1. dogluver1 profile image59
          dogluver1posted 13 years agoin reply to this


  12. Alessia Amnesia profile image59
    Alessia Amnesiaposted 13 years ago

    I don't really approve of Miley Cyrus, but I don't blame her. I blame her father. He pushed her into the spotlight. He wanted to live through her. Can you imagine what being in the spotlight 24/7 for a 14-16 year old girl could do? I don't even like it when a person stares at me for more than five seconds and I'm 20 years old. Imagine being a young girl, going through puberty, and having fame thrust upon you. Of course she's going to be a bit messed up. Expecting anyone to be perfect, even a celebrity, is an ideal that will never be met. If you don't like her, don't watch/listen to her. If you don't want her as your child's role model, don't let your child watch/listen to her, but good luck finding a good role model if you expect these high standards because everyone has shadows of their past and future ready to jump out and make themselves known at any time.

  13. Mike Lickteig profile image79
    Mike Lickteigposted 13 years ago

    In her own weird way, I think Miley tries to be a role model, or at least Disney tries to make her one.  The problem with Miley as a role model is--maybe she doesn't want to be a role model.  The public makes celebrities into role models, whether they like it or not; many don't like it.  Lots of teenagers get tattoos, but it's an issue if Miley gets one. I think she was encouraged by whatever magazine published her "revealing" photos that weren't particularly revealing.  Was it the right thing to do?  No, but Miley probably figured Madonna did it and Demi Moore and whoever else, so what's the big deal?

    Miley might not be a good role model for teens, but maybe she never intended to be, which doesn't make her a bad person.

  14. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 13 years ago

    Yeah I think she's still 17. And I didn't know of any nude pics either. Even so, doesn't matter, doesn't make her a bad person.

    1. Misha profile image62
      Mishaposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Ditto smile And if someone need a role model for their kids except themselves, it is their own problem smile

    2. creepy profile image56
      creepyposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I agree I just didn't think she was 18 yet

  15. ftwells profile image60
    ftwellsposted 13 years ago

    Sorry, who are you discussing. I have never heard of Miley Cryus?

  16. drej2522 profile image72
    drej2522posted 13 years ago

    (rubs eyes) Colebabie?...I think it is!

  17. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 13 years ago

    Hi Dre!!!! How are you?? I just got back from vacation. Happy New Year!

    1. drej2522 profile image72
      drej2522posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Happy New Year! Where did you go?

      Oh, and I think Miley Cryus is harmless...There are other 'rolemodels' to NOT worry about. smile

  18. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 13 years ago

    I went to Charlotte and Asheville. It was amazing! Especially Asheville. I want to move there! I didn't want to leave. I went snow tubing, and had amazing dinners and listened to music downtown. So much fun. Unfortunately I start classes again next week.

  19. drej2522 profile image72
    drej2522posted 13 years ago

    same same as far as classes go. :..(

    hmm...never been to Asheville...snow tubing sounds awesome!


    On a further note, I don't understand America sometimes. So she might have some controversial pics? Who cares? It wouldn't even be an issue in another country. Ahhh!

  20. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 13 years ago

    Well if there are nude photos then whoever distributed them should be charged because it is child pornography hmm

    1. drej2522 profile image72
      drej2522posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      you're right...if she wasn't of age then someone needs to do the time. But I don't believe Miley Cryus should be punished, or looked down upon because of what transpired. Like I said, I think as far as the person goes, she is harmless and can still continue to be a role model within this society.

  21. drej2522 profile image72
    drej2522posted 13 years ago

    is she 18 or 17?

    And I was just referring to being a 'rolemodel' wouldn't be an issue.

    1. creepy profile image56
      creepyposted 13 years agoin reply to this


  22. profile image0
    luv.poemposted 13 years ago

    I believe that Miley is a great role model for young girls. Her character on Hannah Montana is driven and shows girls how to pursue their ambitions. Her lyrics focus around individuality and standing up for yourself. All good people make mistakes that doesn't make them any less good. She has reacted maturely in every situation mentioned above as negative and i feel that shows her strength. I wasn't aware of the tattoo thing before this forum but it does not change my opinion. A lot of young people have tattoos for their own reasons. I feel that it is very accepted. Accepted enough to share my first one at the family Christmas party.

  23. bat115 profile image79
    bat115posted 13 years ago

    luv.poem, I agree with you on that!

    I am not hip onto whats going on in the Miley/Hannah world but from what I have seen, she has owned up to any mistakes she may have made and that does make her a role model in my books.

    Still, I think the best role model there ever has been was Annette Funicello.

  24. yenajeon profile image75
    yenajeonposted 13 years ago

    Sounds very reminiscent of Britney Spears! It's not surprising at all. But she probably is a terrible rolemodel.

  25. profile image0
    StormRyderposted 12 years ago

    Never seen the show and the music isn't my taste so I can't comment on that. It would be nice if kids could find role models that aren't media created and driven or sports stars.

    1. wallacemd profile image59
      wallacemdposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      but she is only a kid herself 17 years old

  26. billyaustindillon profile image64
    billyaustindillonposted 12 years ago

    She had Achy Breaky Heart as a role model and she seemed to do alright didn't she? smile

  27. Rafini profile image73
    Rafiniposted 12 years ago

    Parents cant always decide who will be role models for their kids.  Eventually kids have to do it for themselves.

  28. samboiam profile image60
    samboiamposted 12 years ago

    I do not think celebrities should be role models for our children. The truths and priciples of life should be modeled by us, the parents.


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