Stroke Association Questions Miley Cyrus, SNL for Disrespectful Tongue Reference

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She's Twerked into Robin Thicke's crotch.

She's ridden a wrecking ball naked.

She's exposed her nipple and her landing strip in a series of racy Terry Richardson photos.

But a national organization is calling out Miley Cyrus not for any of those stunts... but for one line she uttered while hosting Saturday Night Live last week.

During the cold open of the latest SNL (above), Miley said she often sticks her tongue out because "I'm having tiny strokes, yo," a line The Stroke Association did NOT find funny.

"Having a mini-stroke is no laughing matter," wrote the England-based company in a statement." Around 46,000 people in the UK have a mini-stroke (Transient Ischaemic Attack) each year, with one in ten leading to a major stroke."

The Association went in to say Miley and the show's writers did not even have their facts correct.

“Sticking out your tongue is not a sign of having a stroke," the statement continues. "Instead think FAST. If a person’s face starts drooping, they can’t lift their arm or they can’t speak, it is time to call 999.  Having a stroke is a serious medical emergency. With the right care and support, as well as compassion from those around them, people can make fantastic recoveries."

That's all good to know.

But was Miley's stroke quip out of line?


Her line wasn't funny nor was it "quick thinking". Miley is what almost 21? she needs to grow up and act like it. The reason she sticks her tongue out is because she thinks it looks cute when it doesn't. She's only famous because her dad probably got her the part for Hannah Montana.


Her doing what she does as a singer an artist an actor. She did not intentionally mean that as a slur towards stroke victims if that's the case the need to quit making movies of folks with health or mental problems. For instance. Forrest Gump it's just for show its not making fun of no one so everybody needs to leave her alone an be the. ARTIST SHE IS


Ignorant. She's has no class. She's stupid as hell. She's ugly. She is a White trash. She is only famous because of her father.


Ignorance can cause any of us to make a mistake. It turned into a great opportunity to speak to mini strokes (TIA's). If we know about the damage that can be done or avoided, it's important. Miley is making some pretty bad judgement calls but this worked out good.


Good grief.Lay off,jerks.If this is
was incorrect the S.A.could have
used this as an opportunity to
just to highlight the Actual signs
of a stroke.Miley did not write this
& it's an Off the Wall comedy.
This P.I. crap is out of control.




Get off Miley's back already. She was just reading her lines. If they want to be mad at someone for the stroke line, be mad at the SNL writers.
By the way, my dad died from a stroke and the line did not offend me at all. People need to lighten up, stop taking everything so personally, and quit being so damn sensitive!




I want to start by saying yes people need to back off Miley but in the same time it was very inppropriate for her to say that my mother had a major stroke and is now in a vegetated state and i don't find comments like that to be funny so yes in that comment she said it was over the line.


The stroke association has a valid point but it's beginning to appear that everyone from all walks of life want to pile onto this chick for the most innocuous overtly sensitive shit. Come on people time to dual it back a few notches and stop getting so worked up over all things superficial ie Miley Cyrus.

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