In the October issue of Elle, Miley Cyrus talks about breaking free from "the system," her word for the show business industry as a whole. The 23-year-old, who's now a coach on The Voice, recently fired her publicist and swears she'll never walk a red carpet again.
Why, when people are starving, am I on a carpet that's red? Because I'm 'important'? Because I'm 'famous'? That's not how I roll. It's like a skit—it's like Zoolander.
Cyrus told Elle that while playing a 60s revolutionary in Woody Allen's upcoming Amazon series, Crisis in Six Scenes, she felt so much guilt about her life of privilege that she got insomnia and stress hives:
I was covered in rashes because I was so stressed. Even today, I dropped my water on my hike and felt like such an (BEEP). There are children being sold into sex slavery; how can I go on a hike right now? So now I try to do as much as I can through Happy Hippie.
The Happy Hippie is a foundation Cyrus started that focuses on homeless LGBTQ youth.
Good for her. You have to admit, Miley Cyrus has already spent more time thinking and worrying about serious stuff in her early twenties than half of Hollywood does in their whole lives.