MTV’s five-second broadcast delay did not stop the boundary-pushing Miley Cyrus from giving us a fair share of entertaining moments while hosting the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. This included a surprise performance and a brand new free album. There are plenty of reasons why she should be your spirit animal but for now, we’ll stick to 25 GIFs to explain it.
1. Self-expression is very important to her.
2. She doesn’t care what people think as long as they respect her.
3. At the end of the day, she knows who has to be happy.
4. She knows the only person you should try to be.
5. She understands that it’s okay to not be perfect.
7. Even after her Disney Channel days came to an end, she is still one of the kids.
8. She looks beautiful even while throwing shade.
9. Commanding an entire room with one finger is pretty easy for her.
10. She’s an animal lover.
11. She’s not afraid to fangirl.
12. Her selfie goals are on point.
13. She gets away with having a giant cat in the background of anywhere she goes.
14. She can handle a joke with much-needed sarcasm.
15. She believes in freedom of speech.
16. She’s unapologetic.
17. She knows where her real talents lie.
18. She tries to understand the troubles of others.
19. She doesn’t have time for haters.
20. She knows people will always talk about her but she doesn’t care.
21. Since she has so many haters, she understands she can’t make everyone happy.
22. She has an eye for everyone’s beauty.
23. She knows it’s important to be strong.
24. She can own any crowd.
25. And she’s confident that no one has seen the last of her.