Miley Cyrus: Criticized for Drinking, Risky Behavior

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This is so not what Miley Cyrus needs right now.

Just days after her parents filed for divorce and her relationship with Liam Hemsworth ended, the 17-year old finds herself under fire for underage drinking. In Spain.

In Spain
Posing for Fans, Cameras

Miley Cyrus greets fans in Spain. [Photos: Splash News]

The singer is spending a few days in Madrid as she prepares to perform tomorrow night at the MTV European Music Awards. On Thursday evening, she was spotted in a bar with a bottle of Corona in her hands.

Spanish officials say the star didn't break any laws (the legal drinking age in the country is 18, but, seriously, no one cares there), but the head of the International Institute for Alcohol Awareness has taken issue with Miley's "risky behavior."

"The young people that see her as a role model could mimic the same behavior and as a consequence will go out and become intoxicated, putting their safety at risk," James E. Copple said in a statement.

Wow. Look, few sites have given Miley more of a hard time than THG, especially when it comes to pole dancing performances, skimpy clothing and overall antics that have led to us labeling Cyrus as a "colossal disappointment."

But she drank a beer in a country that essentially has no drinking age. The International Institute for Alcohol Awareness might wanna relax. What do you think? Miley should...


Miley Cyrus Biography

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Miley Cyrus has evolved tremendously over the years. Initially known for portraying Hannah Montana, the singer/actress made an effort to... More »
Franklin, Tennessee
Full Name
Destiny Hope Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Quotes

Thank you guys for all your support. Without you, none of this would be possible. I love every one of you and I could not be more appreciative. God bless you.

Miley Cyrus [at a concert, soon after photo scandal broke]

I have let myself down. I will learn from my mistakes and trust my support team. My family and my faith will guide me through my life's journey.

Miley Cyrus [on lewd photos]