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Miley Cyrus says Cher getting mad at her in 2013 was the moment she knew she really made it – Daily Mail

Grammy nominee Miley Cyrus said the moment she knew she ‘really made it’ in show business was when she managed to outrage the legendary Cher back in 2013.

The 74-year-old pop icon – who’s only a Tony away from EGOT status – spoke out about the 27-year-old former Disney Channel star’s twerking, tongue-out performance at the MTV VMAs that year.

‘[It] was so bad!’ Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian) told USA Today at the time.  

'I had Cher come after me!' Grammy nominee Miley Cyrus (L) said the moment she knew she 'really made it' in show business was when she managed to outrage the legendary Cher (R) back in 2013 (pictured in 2011)

'I had Cher come after me!' Grammy nominee Miley Cyrus (L) said the moment she knew she 'really made it' in show business was when she managed to outrage the legendary Cher (R) back in 2013 (pictured in 2011)

‘I had Cher come after me!’ Grammy nominee Miley Cyrus (L) said the moment she knew she ‘really made it’ in show business was when she managed to outrage the legendary Cher (R) back in 2013 (pictured in 2011)

'[It] was so bad!' The 74-year-old pop icon spoke out about the 27-year-old former Disney Channel star's twerking, tongue-out performance at the MTV VMAs that year

'[It] was so bad!' The 74-year-old pop icon spoke out about the 27-year-old former Disney Channel star's twerking, tongue-out performance at the MTV VMAs that year

‘[It] was so bad!’ The 74-year-old pop icon spoke out about the 27-year-old former Disney Channel star’s twerking, tongue-out performance at the MTV VMAs that year

‘I’m not old-fashioned. She could have come out naked, and if she’d just rocked the house, I would have said, “You go, girl.” It just wasn’t done well.

‘She can’t dance, her body looked like hell, the song wasn’t great, one cheek was hanging out. And “Chick, don’t stick out your tongue if it’s coated.”‘

During a sneak peek of Billy Idol’s Live Transmission Christmas Show – airing next Tuesday on SiriusXM – Cyrus recalled how she felt about the Chiquitita songstress’ comments.

‘The amount of people that have talked s*** about my records or what I’m doing, you know, I had Cher come after me on Twitter,’ Miley (born Destiny) said.  

Cher told USA Today at the time: 'It just wasn't done well. She can't dance, her body looked like hell, the song wasn't great, one cheek was hanging out. And "Chick, don't stick out your tongue if it's coated"'

Cher told USA Today at the time: 'It just wasn't done well. She can't dance, her body looked like hell, the song wasn't great, one cheek was hanging out. And "Chick, don't stick out your tongue if it's coated"'

Cher told USA Today at the time: ‘It just wasn’t done well. She can’t dance, her body looked like hell, the song wasn’t great, one cheek was hanging out. And “Chick, don’t stick out your tongue if it’s coated”‘

Airing next Tuesday on SiriusXM! During a sneak peek of Billy Idol's Live Transmission Christmas Show, Cyrus recalled how she felt about the Chiquitita songstress' comments

Airing next Tuesday on SiriusXM! During a sneak peek of Billy Idol's Live Transmission Christmas Show, Cyrus recalled how she felt about the Chiquitita songstress' comments

Airing next Tuesday on SiriusXM! During a sneak peek of Billy Idol’s Live Transmission Christmas Show, Cyrus recalled how she felt about the Chiquitita songstress’ comments

Miley said: 'That's when I thought I had really made it. I'm like, "Oh, Cher gives a f*** about what I'm doing!" She was mad that I was sticking my tongue out all the time and all that s***. And I'm like, "Yo, I p***ed Cher off, I really made it!"' (pictured in November)

Miley said: 'That's when I thought I had really made it. I'm like, "Oh, Cher gives a f*** about what I'm doing!" She was mad that I was sticking my tongue out all the time and all that s***. And I'm like, "Yo, I p***ed Cher off, I really made it!"' (pictured in November)

Miley said: ‘That’s when I thought I had really made it. I’m like, “Oh, Cher gives a f*** about what I’m doing!” She was mad that I was sticking my tongue out all the time and all that s***. And I’m like, “Yo, I p***ed Cher off, I really made it!”‘ (pictured in November)

'I think what I think': Cher walked back her 2013 statement the very next day via Twitter, writing she was 'a little ashamed' of the harsh remarks

'I think what I think': Cher walked back her 2013 statement the very next day via Twitter, writing she was 'a little ashamed' of the harsh remarks

‘I think what I think’: Cher walked back her 2013 statement the very next day via Twitter, writing she was ‘a little ashamed’ of the harsh remarks

‘But that’s when I thought I had really made it. I’m like, “Oh, Cher gives a f*** about what I’m doing!” She was mad that I was sticking my tongue out all the time and all that s***. And I’m like, “Yo, I p***ed Cher off, I really made it!”‘

Cher walked back her 2013 statement the very next day via Twitter, writing she was ‘a little ashamed’ of the harsh remarks.

The mullet-rocking millennial and the 65-year-old British rocker collaborated on the song Night Crawling off her seventh studio album, Plastic Hearts, which dropped on November 27.

After the record reached No. 1 on the Billboard rock chart – Cyrus paid tribute to her idols Billy, Joan Jett, and Stevie Nicks who ‘blessed her, guided her, and inspired her.’ 

Dropped on November 27! The mullet-rocking millennial and the 65-year-old British rocker collaborated on the song Night Crawling off her seventh studio album, Plastic Hearts

Dropped on November 27! The mullet-rocking millennial and the 65-year-old British rocker collaborated on the song Night Crawling off her seventh studio album, Plastic Hearts

Dropped on November 27! The mullet-rocking millennial and the 65-year-old British rocker collaborated on the song Night Crawling off her seventh studio album, Plastic Hearts

'I appreciate you deeply': After the record reached No. 1 on the Billboard rock chart - Cyrus paid tribute to her idols Billy (R), Joan Jett, and Stevie Nicks who 'blessed her, guided her, and inspired her'

'I appreciate you deeply': After the record reached No. 1 on the Billboard rock chart - Cyrus paid tribute to her idols Billy (R), Joan Jett, and Stevie Nicks who 'blessed her, guided her, and inspired her'

‘I appreciate you deeply’: After the record reached No. 1 on the Billboard rock chart – Cyrus paid tribute to her idols Billy (R), Joan Jett, and Stevie Nicks who ‘blessed her, guided her, and inspired her’

‘The confidence I have in who I am / what I am doing stems for the values instilled by looking up to you 3 as my role models from the beginning,’ Miley – who boasts 229.9M social media followers – tweeted on December 7.

‘BILLY F***ING IDOL! We’ve been “rebel yelling” since 2012 when I brought a photo of you to the salon and said, “I wanna look like that.” You are brazen, bold, unapologetic, and authentic in a way that is my honor to witness. I appreciate you deeply.’

Up next, the ‘gender-fluid’ belter’s Midnight Sky producer Andrew Watt scored a nomination for the producer of the year trophy at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, which air January 31 on CBS.

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