Twitter Litter: the 'Miley Twerks' Edition

Aug 29, 2013 at 6:49 am

Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash.

An issue of worldwide consideration and great magnitude happened this week. No, not Syria; don't be silly. Something much more important has been dominating the intense minds of musicians: Has Miley Cyrus elevated twerking into a true art form, or has she shoved it into the gutter forever?

If you're not familiar with the most talked-about performance in MTV Video Music Awards history (except for, you know, Madonna's "boy toy" romp, Nirvana's performance-stopping headache and Kanye vs. TayTay), here's a little refresher about the most pressing issue on the planet:

No matter what anyone thinks, Cyrus (@mileycyrus) is pretty damn happy that she rubbed elbows -- and tongues and sexyparts -- with Robin Thicke and a bunch of furries:

Nice to see that Miley, her fans and her daddy are pleased that Hannah Montana is all grown up now. Richard Marx (@richardmarx) and Ed Droste (@edwarddroste) don't necessarily take that view, though:

Musicians like Ryan Adams (@theryanadams) and Courtney Love (@courtney) are supporting Smiley Miley:

Miley, if Courtney Love has your back, you might want to examine the path you're traveling. Because, sweetie, we just don't know what's happening here: