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Miley Cyrus Makes Date Rape Joke At London Gay Nightclub: VIDEO

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During her performance at the London nightclub G-A-Y this last Friday, shock-rocker Miley Cyrus made a joke about gays and date rape:

“You know, everyone’s a little bit gay… It’s the truth. Everyone says everyone’s gay, all it takes is one cocktail… And if that doesn’t work, sprinkle something in their drink. That’s what I always do.”

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Considering that she manhandled a female little person and pretended to suck on a giant inflatable dong during the show, her date rape joke might have been the least offensive thing.

Daily Dot writer Celeste Mora called Cyrus’ joke ”tasteless and hurtful” adding:

Miley probably doesn’t know this, but a recent review of US studies conducted between 1989 and 2009 found that 43 percent of lesbian, gay, and bi-identified women reported some kind of sexual assault in their lifetime, and 30 percent of gay or bi-identified men. And a review of trans studies in the US showed that half of trans-identified people have been sexually assaulted in their lifetime.

Cyrus has previously shown appreciation for her gay fans by getting a small marriage equality tattoo on her finger and condemning Rick Santorum’s anti-gay politics.

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  1. She's an annoying classless twit. I give her career a few more years and then people will be bored of her. I must admit "Party in the USA" is my guilty pleasure.

    Posted by: SpaceCadet | May 13, 2014 2:14:59 PM


  2. It was a joke. The fact that it would be an awful thing to do was the point. You can joke about anything - murder, whatever. It's how you do it. And that was not so bad. The word police are killing me - really it get's hard to take. Everyone is dying for an opportunity to show that they're morally superior. And if the opportunity doesn't present itself, one can be fabricated.

    Posted by: Markt | May 13, 2014 2:15:19 PM


  3. I love Miley.

    Posted by: Brian | May 13, 2014 2:21:31 PM


  4. @MarkT perhaps you should reflect on your own reaction to this story and your desire to defend the use of rape jokes... Just sayin'

    Posted by: Jesus | May 13, 2014 2:25:16 PM


  5. Harmless. It used to be the few beers myth. Now it's the really works meth.

    Posted by: Arrow | May 13, 2014 2:27:29 PM


  6. She was at GAY/Heaven before. When she had her short lived "new image" as sex-kitten. Now she struck gold with her shock/grossness act, and I think that new reincarnation has a much shorter life span.

    Posted by: MIke | May 13, 2014 2:34:15 PM


  7. Jokes are jokes. Period. People need to stop wearing their hearts on their sleeves.

    Posted by: Ted | May 13, 2014 2:38:28 PM


  8. Your 15 minutes are up dear.

    Posted by: David Ehrenstein | May 13, 2014 2:43:24 PM


  9. meh

    saw title and hoped she had finally gone too far so we could be done with her

    NUT what she said was just a tired joke

    Posted by: Moz's | May 13, 2014 2:46:24 PM


  10. Is she popular? I mean, really?

    Posted by: Matt27 | May 13, 2014 2:57:19 PM


  11. It's not a date rape joke, it's just a joke. Does anyone think she was serious? Get over it!

    Posted by: Jack M | May 13, 2014 2:58:32 PM


  12. Yawn. I've made the same kind of joke about 1000 times and it didn't mean anything.

    Posted by: Hrm | May 13, 2014 3:08:34 PM


  13. @david, it would have been "15 minutes" if she hadn't been famous for the last decade already. It's very easy to call someone a has-been when you're a never-was.

    Posted by: Hrm | May 13, 2014 3:09:42 PM


  14. Do I think she's always the epitome of taste - no.

    Do I think she's anything to worry about - no.

    We got bigger fish to fry - now grab a skillet.

    Posted by: Hey Darlin' | May 13, 2014 3:09:57 PM


  15. shock-rocker?

    Posted by: St.Eve | May 13, 2014 3:24:07 PM


  16. I give her career another 10 years.

    Posted by: Steve | May 13, 2014 3:28:01 PM


  17. Imagine. Someone was offended. Someone who's group supplies their paycheck was offended. What-a-surprise.

    Posted by: Sean | May 13, 2014 3:28:19 PM


  18. Is Dan Villarreal going to do a post in favor of rape as a "queer" expression of sexual desire? The guy is so morally bankrupt, so lacking in character, and so desperately needs to be seen as an outrageous provocateur, that this surely should be the next frontier he crosses.

    Shame on Towleroad for hiring this guy. Knowing how he contributed to antigay hate around the world and how he mocked the memory of Tyler Clementi, it is painful to see his name in print here.

    Posted by: Devon | May 13, 2014 3:29:01 PM


  19. Dearest Devon, eat my penis.

    Posted by: Daniel Villarreal | May 13, 2014 5:46:41 PM


  20. are we sure Danny isn't a lesbian. I mean he is so humorless, holier than thou and school marmy.

    Posted by: Homo Genius | May 13, 2014 8:37:33 PM


  21. Yawn. The culture of entitlement and offense continues. I assume gay people used to have a sense of humor, but now that we're mainstream the culture is an endless pastiche of tone-deafness, outrage, and thought policing. It's toxic. We used to be fun.

    Posted by: David | May 13, 2014 10:09:04 PM


  22. OH, so Dan can say "PENIS" and we can't? How is that Andy?

    Posted by: WTF21 | May 13, 2014 10:56:04 PM


  23. Stupid, but not the stupidest thing I've heard today.

    Posted by: Randy | May 14, 2014 4:02:57 AM


  24. "Shock-rocker"? Oh please... if the world of music is so tame that Miley Cyrus is considered shocking we might as well all just give up.
    I couldn't care less about her tasteless joke, and neither should anyone else.

    Posted by: DANSWON | May 14, 2014 9:13:17 AM


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