Miley Cyrus Clarifies 'I Love You Nicki, But I Listen to Cardi' Lyric: 'They're Both Queens'

Miley Cyrus got Nicki Minaj's Barbz army all riled up thanks to a lyric pitting Minaj against Cardi B on one of her new tracks titled "Cattitude," which Cyrus debuted at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend on Sunday. Following the outrage from social media, the former Disney star attempted to smother the fire during an interview with Capital Breakfast With Roman Kemp

"I don't think there is beef now anymore. Actually, one of my songs says 'You want to know if we're really beefin'?/There's no beef. I'm a vegan,'" she stated of her previous documented issues with Nicki.

Cyrus then went on to say that being friends with pop stars like Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato never caused any sort of rift in the past. "I think you're allowed to enjoy two artists that fill a similar lane. I just always grew up collaborating with Selena and Demi, and there was never competition," she continued. That's why Ariana is one of my best friends."

The 26-year-old would attempt to smooth things over by uplifting both parties involved. "When you are authentically yourself, no one can be you. So, you're never worried about someone stealing your place because it can't be taken because you're the only one. I think what they do is so different from each other. That's why they both get a crown. They don't have to share. They don't have to break it in half. There's no reason to fight over it. They're both queens," the "Wrecking Ball" artist added. "And any time you want to feel powerful and strong, that's my go-to: Cardi and Nicki."

Miley will make her return to music with the She Is Coming project, which is due Friday (May 31). Listen to the audio below shortly after the one-minute mark from her "Cattitude" performance to hear the lyric in question.


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