Fuller House member Jodie Sweetin has responded to the controversy caused by the racy throwback photo of herself that was recently posted by singer Miley Cyrus on her Instagram page. The actress says she has no time to focus on negative issues.
“I don’t pay attention to negative stuff,” the actress told E! “I have so much good stuff going on in my life right now that I try not to pay attention,” Sweetin said, apparently choosing not to let the controversial Instagram post affect her.
— E! Online (@eonline) March 8, 2016
On March 4, Cyrus posted throwback photos of a young Sweetin straddling a tattooed guy whose face was photoshopped with a blurry pic of her Fuller House co-star Dave Coulier. The Instagram post captioned, “Current Mood #fullerhouse only you freaks take this as shaming! To me it looks like Stephanie is having a f---ing g-- ol time!” has earned over 142,000 likes.
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A source told HollywoodLife.com that the “Wrecking Ball” singer “didn’t mean to cause any harm” with her Instagram post.
“Miley didn’t mean to cause any harm with her Jodie Sweetin post, she was just having a bit of fun,” explained the source. “She sexualizes everything, and she wasn’t poking fun at Jodie’s drug use or anything like that. Miley’s actually been watching the new Fuller House, so that’s what made her think of it. She didn’t feel it was inappropriate. She actually felt that Jodie was showing off her sexier side in the pics being normally so wholesome in the show.”
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) March 7, 2016
Jodie Sweetin previously chronicled her struggles with drug and alcohol abuse and her journey to sobriety in her 2009 memoir, UnSweetined. She said that she considers her on-screen family from Full House a real family since she has known them for 30 years now, and they have supported her during her struggles.