LOS ANGELES – At just 15, Miley Cyrus is a multi-millionaire mogul not just for her music but for her film, fashion and entrepreneurial endeavors; however, the pop princess has managed to stay sane (and sensible) amid her very adult-like life and credits Christianity for her good behavior.
"I think it’s my faith that keeps me grounded, especially because I’m a Christ follower for sure," Cyrus told us. "Live like Christ and he’ll live in you, and that’s what I want to do."
But even though our Hannah Montana previously told the press that she’s never really had a boyfriend, the young starlet seems very skilled at writing about relationships.
"My favorite songs to write are break-up songs — you can start being happy and you can do fun turns," she added. "It’s really fun to mess with the format of those songs."
Speaking of break-ups, Miley also admitted that her famous father, Billy Ray Cyrus, initially didn’t want her to even enter the entertainment industry, as he knows first-hand the "Achy Breaky Heart" synonymous with Hollywood.
"Actually, he wanted to steer me away from all this, because he definitely knows that Hollywood’s a heartbreak waiting to happen, and it’s like he tried to get me away from that. No one wants to watch their little girl go get hurt in all these auditions and stuff, but he was so supportive of me, which made it all worth it," she said.
"He’s taught me so much, but I think I taught him just how to stay young and fun and how to step out of the box and do it to the full extent, not be scared."
Audrina Patridge Doesn't Want to Be Snapped but Hangs at Hollywood's Hottest Spot?
Reality starlet Audrina Patridge has been lying pretty low in the aftermath of those topless pics; however, the pap-popular Patridge still made sure she dined at Hollywood's hottest dining spot STK on Wednesday evening — the exclusive steakhouse notoriously known for its cluster of cameras outside.
Never one to shy away from the spotlight, "The Hills" hottie even stopped by the private screening of the upcoming "Bra Boys" documentary to pose with the film's star, Aussie pro-surfer Koby Abberton. Perhaps Audrina has a thing for guys and big waves, because she couldn't wipe off her dazed grin all night.
Outside at the valet, the 22-year-old was naturally saturated with snaps and silly questions about her scandalous photos, whether she was wearing Lauren Conrad's clothes and her thoughts on Heidi Montag's line.
Patridge was quick to say "no comment" to the cameras but sweet enough to stop and smile for quite a while both outside and inside the SUV in which she eventually soared away.
Ryan Phillippe Rooting for Obama
That film — yes, the one that reportedly put an end to Ryan Phillippe’s marriage to Reese Witherspoon (after he reportedly canoodled with co-star Abbie Cornish) — finally has hit the big screen. But the emotionally engaging Iraq war drama "Stop Loss" is certainly no bomb as it cleverly captures the plight of young soldiers and what they go through after returning to the States.
While Australian-born beauty Abbie conveniently was held up with work commitments in London and couldn’t make the Los Angeles press day or premiere last week, Phillippe was happy to discuss another passion — politics.
"I am proudly supporting Barack Obama — hopefully everyone else loves him too, because then he’ll get in — but that’s what I’m trying to help be a part of. He is outside the system ... he was against this war and wants to get us out of there, and I feel the same," he said.
While some may argue that Ryan’s split from Reese wasn’t a smart move, his co-star Channing Tatum argues that this actor is incredibly acute.
"Ryan might be one of the most professional people I’ve ever worked with in my entire life. I learned so much from him — he’s so smart, he’s so well-read — like, it made me feel like I wasn’t doing diligence," Tatum told Tarts.
"He wakes and reads the paper front to back every day. Every day I can’t read that much; I think I would go nuts, but he is an extraordinary person."
Abigail Breslin Becomes 'Little Miss Scout'
No matter how famous "Little Miss Sunshine" starlet Abigail Breslin has become, the 11-year-old still is super "excited" to be inducted into America's age-old tradition of Girl Scouts.
"I'm really excited — I think being an honorary Girl Scout is really cool," Breslin told Tarts at the "milk and cookies" ceremony on Wednesday night. "I get to earn badges, which is so cool."
But even though the joke among the guests was that Abi has become "a diva already" following her 45-minute-late arrival, it still is the sweetest and most simple things about being a Scout that have her smiling.
"I always knew about Girl Scouts, but what I always knew most about was that they had really, really good cookies, so that's what I'm looking forward to."
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