Posted on Thu Aug 20, 2009 02:45 PM PDT
Photo Courtesy: Fox
Miley's dad Billy Ray is defending his daughter's scantily-clad stripper pole performance at the Teen Choice Awards.
"I just think that Miley loves entertaining people,â€ Billy Ray Cyrus told Access Hollywood. â€œShe loves singing [and] song writing.â€ Somehow we don't think people were exactly thinking about her song writing ability during that performance.
Anyway, Billy Ray doesn't think there was anything wrong with his 16-year-old daughter bumping and grinding while hanging off a metal pole.
â€œI always tell her to love what youâ€™re doing and stay focused for the love of the art and not worry so much about opinion,â€ he added.
Um, Billy Ray, do you really think a teen dancing provocatively is art?
Don't you think he should be more of a protective dad?
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