Miley Cyrus VMA Performance Of 'We Can't Stop' Hits MTV; Network Censors 'Molly' Lyric (VIDEO)
Published: 08/25/2013 by Christopher Rosen
It's her party, she can do what she want -- just not make veiled drug references. Miley Cyrus performed her hit summer song "We Can't Stop" at the 2013 MTV VMAs, but without one of the track's signature racy lines.
Cyrus' VMA performance featured a bunch of dancers in bear costumes, her reference to "molly" was notably absent. MTV bleeped out the "dancing with molly" line during Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" performance. (Kanye West was also muted by the MTV censors when he rapped "molly" on the "Yeezus" song "Blood on the Leaves.")
"It depends who's doing what. If you're aged 10, [the lyric is] 'Miley,' if you know what I'm talking about then you know. I just wanted it to be played on the radio and they've already had to edit it so much," the 20-year-old singer told The Daily Mail when asked about the controversial lyric this summer.
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