|Believe it or not, this is the least offensive of the lot|
Her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, no stranger to causing the nation to bouts of explosive vomiting (I give you 'Achy Breaky Heart' and dare you to argue), sent out a text after his daughter's routine, imploring the nation to pray for world peace. Given his daughter's performance, I think he meant piece, since that is what she was giving away. Upon reading that, I actually felt a little bit sorry for him. It was a crying shame. A shame that he had to witness that and an even greater shame that he seemed to be more concerned about world peace than his daughter's implosion broadcast to a worldwide audience. The whole spectacle was an enormous shame.
Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' was having none of it this morning. None. Of. It. She was on a tear this morning. At one point, she said the following, "The whole thing was cringe-worthy, but I feel bad for her. She is a mess. Someone needs to take care of her." Cringe-worthy is a bit of an understatement. It was, and is, sad. Sad that a young woman feels that turning herself into an obscene parody is the way to jumpstart her career and create an impression. Sad that the shame of it all will be lost on her and those around her.
The whole thing was a crying shame. Makes you miss the days when the worst thing the VMA's produced was a writhing