August 28, 2013 7:15 PM EST
Watch: Miley Cyrus' Most Controversial Moments [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]
With her racy and the most provocative performance Miley Cyrus showing off her signature move of sticking out tongue as she writhed and gyrated around the Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus dropped any remaining bits and pieces of her girl-next-door image.
When else Miley Cyrus has been at her most controversial?
If there was any doubt that Miley Cyrus had left her Disney past behind her for good, her performance at the VMAs Sunday night proved it again and again, with every twerk broadcast for the world to see.
READ MORE: A brief history of twerking
But this wasn't Cyrus' first encounter with controversy. We have collected some facts to fins out when else has the Miley Cyrus' has caught up in a swirl of negative publicity?
In year 2008
- Vanity Fair controversy: 15-year-old Miley Cyrus appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair clad in a white sheet. She was chastised for appearing nearly nude on a wide scale. She apologized for the photo shoot, saying: "I took part in a photo shoot that was supposed to be 'artistic' and now, seeing the photographs and reading the story, I feel so embarrassed. I never intended for any of this to happen and I apologize to my fans who I care so deeply about."
- Leaked pictures of the "Hannah Montana" star hit the web: After her personal e-mail was hacked. The private pictures of Cyrus went viral on the internet.
In year 2009
- Caught making racially insensitive faces: A photo of Cyrus and her friends making "Asian eyes" spread around the Internet in a photo posted by Inquisitr.com. Cyrus told later that the photo was taken "out of context" and that she was "simply making a goofy face."
- Pole dancing at the Teen Choice Awards: Miley again stunned fans by pole dancing during her performance of "Party in the USA" at the the Teen Choice Awards.
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In year 2010
- Salvia controversy: Images and video of Cyrus taking a bong hit were reportedly sold to TMZ. She later apologized for the incident: "It was a bad decision, because of my fans and because of what I stand for," she told Marie Claire. "I'm not perfect ... I made a mistake. I'm disappointed in myself for disappointing my fans."
In year 2011
- Admits she's a "stoner": In a video posted by The Daily, Cyrus was caught making references to marijuana and calling herself a "stoner" during her birthday party.
In year 2012
- Cyrus debuted a daring new look: a short, platinum blonde hairstyle. Almost overnight, the star's style evolved from cute and classy to edgy and fashion-forward.
- Released her music video: It swiftly came out to the top And become phenomena pop culture phenomena.
- Now the Miley Cyrus twerk-tastic VMAs performance: Miley Cyrus strips to two piece and performed offensive dance with Robin Thicke at MTV VMAs. In the most provocative performance Miley Cyrus showing off her signature move of sticking out tongue as she writhed and gyrated around the Robin Thicke. Miley Cyrus cyrus has sent social media viral.
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- Then she posted her racy pics on twitter wich in turn catoalysed the contoversy caused by her raunchy performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards 2013.
We get it; you are not a Disney princess anymore but you are now a grown up sexy star. Now please put your tongue back in your mouth Miley
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