North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

Opinion

September 10, 2013

Danielle Cater: Role model Miley Cyrus ruined her reputation

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COMMENTARY —

It’s so sad to see someone who has the opportunity to do great things, throw it all away to make a name for themselves. I hope she realizes where this road leads and takes a turn to a much better life than the one she’s headed for at the moment. But between now and then, I plan to shield my daughters from her displays of disrespect and hopefully we can find a better person for them to aspire to be like.

Perhaps the youth of America will see the reaction that Cyrus is getting for her grotesque actions and will understand the importance of conducting themselves in a respectful manner. I’m no expert on self-respect, but I’m pretty sure if you ever see me acting like that, you should check me into a mental hospital because I’ve lost it. It would be better for everyone involved. That’s how I feel about Cyrus; it would be better for her and everyone around her for her to step out of the spotlight and get her life back in order.

I hope things turn around soon for Cyrus and her singing career. I was a fan of her music before she went crazy and I’m hoping that our family can once again dance and sing to her music one day. But in the spirit of teaching our children how to respect themselves and others, we won’t be supporting this train wreck until it gets back on track.

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