Miley Cyrus Isn't a Fan of Mariah Carey's Music 'Because It's So Much About Mariah Carey'

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Miley Cyrus does not count herself among Mariah Carey's legions of fans. 

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In her new Elle cover story, Cyrus said she's never really connected with the iconic singer's music. 

"I've never really been a fan, because it's so much about Mariah Carey," she said. "That's part of her shtick; I can see through that. That's part of what makes her a gay icon; like, it's about Mimi! It's about what she's wearing, and it's about her." 

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In contrast, Cyrus said that she's not trying to be the focus of her music. 

"What I make isn't about me," she said. "It's about sharing my story; it's about someone being connected to what I'm saying."

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