Scandal Princess: Miley Cyrus

We've watched the pop star go from a cute kid to a racy teen in what seemed like hours. 


    Miley Through The Years

    Miley Cyrus won’t turn 18 until November, but in the few years since skyrocketing to superstardom, she already has a veteran’s worth of headline-grabbing moments to her name.  From high profile breakups and makeups to controversial photo shoots and photos, Cyrus went from clean-cut Southern girl to a teen queen many think went too sexy too soon.  Check out’s gallery of her wild ride. (AP) Follow on Twitter.


    Miley Cyrus is born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992, in Tennessee. She gets the nickname “Smiley” which eventually gets shortened to “Miley.”  See more early photos of Miley and take a look at sexy photos of Minka Kelly, the sexiest woman alive according to Esquire. Follow on Twitter.
    1994 Ron Galella, Ltd.


    At 13, Miley snags the role of "Hannah Montana." Her dad Billy Ray "Achey Breaky Heart" Cyrus" is cast as her dad.  Check out shots of Miley as Hannah and see the latest photos of Denise Richards showing off her bikini body. Follow on Twitter.

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    With a hit show and two albums under her belt, Miley hits the road in June 2007. Tickets are sold so quickly that attorney generals from several states launch probes into the sales. Look at photos of Miley on her tour and check out the skimpiest celebrity bikinis of all time. Follow on Twitter.


    In July 2007, Miley goes public with her romance with Nick Jonas. They date for two years.  See more photos of Nick and Miley and take a look some eye-popping pictures of Coco in a tiny, hot orange string bikini. Follow on Twitter.


    J-14 Cover

    Miley deals with her first brush with the rumor mill in July 2007 when a doctored version of her article in J-14 magazine quotes her as saying she’s pregnant.  Check out more photos of Miley during that time and look at this photo gallery of the sexiest mistresses of all time! Follow on Twitter.

    Wardrobe Changes

    Miley’s clean-cut image takes a hit after photos of her in revealing poses surface online. Then, she and her family take heat for her Vanity Fair photo shoot where she appears in one photo wearing nothing but a sheet.  Check out photos of Miley hitting the beach and take a look at new sexy pictures of porn star turned actress Sasha Grey. Follow on Twitter.
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    A 15-years old Miley raises eyebrows when she starts a new romance with 20-year old model Justin Gaston in the fall of 2008. They split a year later.  See more photos of Miley and Justin here and check out these photos of supermodels in bikinis. Follow on Twitter.

    2009 Jean Baptiste Lacroix


    In August 2009, Miley causes a storm of controversy when she performs a pole dance during the Teen Choice Awards while performing her new song “Party in the USA.”  View more shots of her controversial performance and see new shots of Bar Rafaeli vacationing with Leonardo DiCaprio. Follow on Twitter.  
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    In August 2009, Cyrus shoots the film "The Last Song." Besides a hit movie, she also snags a boyfriend in co-star and Australian hunk Liam Hemsworth. She signs off from Twitter shortly after they hook up. After a brief split a year into their relationship, they reunite in Sept. 2010.  Take a look at hot photos of Miley and Liam and check out the sexiest bikini backsides in Hollywood. Follow on Twitter.


    In the spring of 2010, Miley announces that she will put her music career on hold after her last album “Can’t Be Tamed” to focus on her acting career. She is currently filming "LOL: Laughing Out Loud" alongside Demi Moore and Ashley Greene.  See more photos of Miley on set and take a look at Ashley Tisdale heating up Las Vegas in a lingerie-inspired swimsuit.  Follow on Twitter.
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