Amanda Bynes: Miley Cyrus Responds to “Ugly” TweetBy: Sean Patterson - June 13, 2013
Amanda Bynes has a thing about calling people ugly. In the past few weeks, the former child star has called everyone from R&B star Drake to her own father “ugly.”
This week, Bynes turned her ire toward pop star Miley Cyrus. In a now-removed tweet, Bynes simply tweeted “Ur ugly” at Cyrus’ Twitter account. Now, Cyrus has answered Bynes’ call for attention, but is taking the high road.
In an interview this week with Washington D.C. radio station Hot 99.5, Cyrus stated that she really doesn’t want to address the issue. Instead, Cyrus was more subtle than simply name-calling, stating that Bynes’ situation is “sad.”
“I think it’s all so sad that I don’t wanna add any fuel to that fire, because it’s really so sad to me,” said Cyrus. ” You know, I was rooting for a comeback until [she started] attacking me. And, you know, I just thought it was hilarious that she mentioned my name the moment I was the worldwide trending topic on Twitter. It’s just funny, ’cause the moment you’re, you know, a trending topic it’s funny how many people want your name to come out of their mouth ’cause somehow they can associate and maybe they could be a trending topic.”
Bynes has been acting out on Twitter for months, posting strange and sometimes topless photos to her account. Since her arrest for bong-throwing in May, the former Nickelodeon star has been on the defensive, Tweeting (again) that she doesn’t do drugs and emphasizing that she posts whatever she likes to her account: