Reports say that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth just got married.
Her friend Ariana Grande has been a little less lucky in love.
After Ariana’s split with Pete Davidson, Miley reached out to her … by hitting on her.
On The Howard Stern Show this month, Miley Cyrus spoke about how she reached out to Ariana Grande after Ariana’s split from Pete Davidson.
"I’m an emoji person," Miley says. "So I just sent a bunch of hearts and the little cat with the heart eyes."
Emojis have a large variety of hearts and even of cats, and the two in combination.
"I literally think I sent the cat with the heart eyes,” Miley says.
“I thought it was slightly, maybe even kind of making her feel good," she explains.
Emojis are a common form of sympathy, especially when you’re not sure how a person feels about a complicated, sad situation.
Sending what amounts to a bouquet of emojis shows that you sympathize and are there to listen, without using so many words.
Miley even shares that she made her emojis a little flritatious.
She says that it was "like maybe I was hitting on her a little bit."
Miley is of course pansexual — but also very much in a relationship.
It doesn’t matter, though, because her intention was to cheer up Ariana.
"It felt like to me," Miley reveals. "It felt maybe like a little, ‘Oh hey, someone loves you. If it’s not working, here I am.’"
Miley sounds like a great friend.
Ariana, Miley reveals, replied to her friendly overture with the clouds emoji.
"It all said everything," Miley expresses.
That makes sense — but Miley offers her interpretation.
"I think she was saying, ‘I’m okay, and I’m here. … Thank you for thinking of me,’" Miley says.
(I would say that she was acknowledging Miley’s message gracefully while also sharing that she feels a little gloomy)
"That’s what I think it meant," Miley shares.
Miley didn’t just want to talk about Ariana’s breakup, though.
She also took the time to gush about Ariana’s music.
"She’s kind of one of my favorite artists right now," Miley announces.
"Because the thing that I really like about her … anything I’ve ever asked her to be involved in … she’s always done it,” Miley notes.
“So I can never say a bad thing about her," Miley explains. "Because she’s always been so great."
That’s not how Ariana made her way to my list of favorite singers, but okay.
"I would say she’s a good friend,” Miley says of Ariana.
She then makes a broader statement about what defines a friendship.
“It’s not about how many hours spent or how many inside jokes you have," Miley shares.
Some best friends are lucky enough to hang out every day.
Other very good friends may go years without seeing each other. Unfortunately, adult life is like that.
Of friendship, Miley says: "but it’s about the real s–t."
"Her and I, we kind of text,” Miley says of her relationship with Ariana.
A lot of friendships are like that.
“If I ever see anything, and I never even know if it’s true or not because people say crazy s— about me all the time," Miley begins.
Miley continues: "but I’ll just text her and say, ‘I’m really thinking about you. And if you ever wanna talk to me.’"
In other words, if she sees a headline about Ariana, she doesn’t know if it’s true, but she’ll softly reach out just in case.
That’s a good policy.
Emotional support doesn’t need a crisis.