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Monday, March 19, 2007

Save the Children, or Billy Ray Cyrus Is an Awful Parent

posted by on March 19 at 11:24 AM

Shit like this just makes my blood boil:


The young woman is Miley Cyrus, daughter of one Billy Ray Cyrus.

Hey Billy Ray: What the fuck is wrong with you?

Haven’t you seen what Disney does to kids? They’re a fucking freak factory, turning normal children into felons, addicts, and religious zealots. Disney churns out more fucked up children than any creepy Victorian orphanage where the kids had to sleep with the spiders and eat gruel. A few years with the Mouseketeers turned this girl:


into this one:


And Britney is just the Mousekekasualty du jour. There’s the sad story of Doreen Tracey, went from this to (NSFW) this. There is the story of poor Darlene Gillespie, who went to the clink for fraud. And tiny Tommy Kirk, who became a drug addict. And Tony Lucca, now a sad little man reduced to fluffing his own Wikipedia articles. And Roberta Shore, who went Mormon. And Tim Considine who sometimes fills in for William Saffire’s language column in the New York Times.

And who’s to say that this gig didn’t knock its star into orbit:


And gave Jackson a traction with the kiddies that was a prelude to all kinds of disasters:

Captain EO.jpg

And now poor wee Cyrus is being fed to the same sinister, corrupting machine.

All you motherfuckers who want to save the children should get your asses over to the Cyrus household and stage a goddamn intervention.

Save Miley. Before it’s too late.

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Interesting how the last picture meshes facism with pedophila. The GOP would be proud!

Posted by Andrew | March 19, 2007 12:38 PM

I think this is complicated. The Disney machine offers their expertise in creating and manufacturing faux kid musicians and starlets. They do it well. These families that enter their kids in this business will find it whether it's Disney or something else. And I don't buy that Miley is totally naive here either. No kid is going to work that hard unless they want the results of what Disney is creating for them. These kids and their families are obviously aware of the results of the others that have gone before them. The only problem here is with these families and their kids who seek it and will give up their lives for it. They'd be just as screwed up without Disney.

Posted by anonymous | March 19, 2007 12:48 PM

billy ray wants more money

his daughter wants fame

i can't care too much about the travails of american shavs like the cyruses.

we have garrison keiler's crimes against humanity to write theses on.

Posted by Max Solomon | March 19, 2007 1:23 PM

Ah! Brendan, can you please institute a new acronym at The Stranger? Instead of NSFW we need NSFE (Not Safe For Eyes). The picture of that mouse-earred, floppy vagina is going to be with me for days.

Posted by brie | March 19, 2007 5:30 PM

Miley isn't going to get screwed up- she's a Christian and her family is too- and God never leads ud down a road we don't belong on

Posted by mileyfan | March 20, 2007 7:32 PM

Miley isn't going to get screwed up- she's a Christian and her family is too- and God never leads ud down a road we don't belong on

Posted by mileyfan | March 20, 2007 7:33 PM

omg, people. There have been many people on the disney channel who weren't messed up. Miley Cyrus has been involved, in one way or another, with many forms of show business since she was born. She knows what goes on in the world and do you really think that her father wouldn't have brought her up right, know what the world of show business holds?

Don't even get me started on the Christian point that has been made. Yes, she's Christian. But if she'd been raised Jewish or Islam, Wiccan or Pagan, Buddhist or Hindu, she still would have many of the same fundamental beliefs that she holds true to.

Posted by Sunshine | March 25, 2007 10:20 PM

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