Miley Cyrus Fires Back At Sinead O’Connor ‘Pimp’ Comments

Rihanna and Teyana Taylor may have been last week’s main attraction but Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor are this week’s headlining bout.

The Irish singer/songwriter, who rose to fame with a cover of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U,” penned a letter to the twerking pop star “in the spirit of motherliness,” finger-wagging at Cyrus’ recent behavior.

“Nothing but harm will come in the long run, from allowing yourself to be exploited,” wrote O’Connor, according to BBC. “Please, in future, say no when you are asked to prostitute yourself … I am happy to hear I am somewhat of a role model for you and I hope that because of that you will pay close attention to what I am telling you.

She continued, “I am extremely concerned for you that those around you have led you to believe, or encouraged you in your own belief, that it is in any way ‘cool’ to be naked and licking sledgehammers in your videos … It is in fact the case that you will obscure your talent by allowing yourself to be pimped, whether it’s the music business or yourself doing the pimping.”

It didn’t take long for the “Wrecking Ball” singer to address Sinead’s concern on Twitter.

“Sinead. I don’t have time to write you an open letter cause Im hosting & performing on SNL this week,” she posted. “So if youd like to meet up and talk lemme know in your next letter. :)”

Interesting to note: the “Wrecking Ball” and “Nothing Compares 2 U” visuals show both artists shedding tears and sharing a similar theme of heartbreak.

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