Miley Cyrus Talks Sinead O’Connor, Says VMAs ‘Went Exactly as Planned’ (Video)

“It’s a month later and we’re still talking about it,” the singer tells Matt Lauer on Monday’s “Today” show

When it comes to talking VMAs, Miley Cyrus can’t stop, and she won’t stop.

Though that’s not completely her fault, she pointed out on Monday’s “Today” show — the media is certainly playing a role. Still, Cyrus is quite pleased with that.

“It went exactly as planned — it’s a month later and we’re still talking about it,” Cyrus, who also used the platform to announce a 2014 tour, told Matt Lauer.

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She addressed more recent controversies as well. On the now-famous Sinead O’Connor spat, Cyrus said:

“I think she’s an incredible artist, I think she’s an awesome songwriter and I was really inspired by her for my ‘Wrecking Ball’ video, which is what started the whole thing. I don’t know how someone can start a fight by saying, ‘Hey I really respect you and I really love what you did.’”

She continued, “It’s all good. You could write as many open letters as you want — that’s really what blogging is. I get open letters every day, it’s nothing too new for me.”

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Lauer also asked the pop star if she is surprised by the lasting attention, and if offending people is part of her new M.O.

“Not really, it’s kind of what I want,” the former “Hannah Montana” said. “I don’t ever really plan to offend people, but sometimes that just happens because I think people are not open to what they don’t understand.”

The two also discussed how non-sexual Lauer probably is at his advanced age of 55.

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