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Ever since her big break as the title character of “Hannah Montana” in 2006, Miley Cyrus has been in full view of the public eye. Whether it’s her shocking award show performances, her engagement to Liam Hemsworth, or her philanthropy and activism, this Cyrus always gives fans something to talk about.
She might be a notoriously open book, but there’s still little-known facts about Cyrus that even her most hardcore fans might not know. Here are just 12 fun Miley facts that might’ve flown under your radar.
She originally auditioned for the role of Hannah Montana’s best friend.
In her memoir “Miles to Go,” Cyrus explained how she originally wasn’t aiming for the lead role when she auditioned for “Hannah Montana.” With singing skills beyond her then-11 years, the role ended up in her lap.
She said she came out to her mother at age 14.
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“I remember telling [my mom] I admire women in a different way. And she asked me what that meant. And I said, I love them. I love them like I love boys,” Cyrus explained in an interview with Paper. The star identifies as pansexual.
She founded a nonprofit called Happy Hippie Foundation.
Happy Hippie Foundation
According to its website, Happy Hippie’s mission is “to rally young people to fight injustice facing homeless youth, LGBTQ youth and other vulnerable populations.”
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