When Miley Cyrus transformed herself into Hanoi Montana for this photo -- she had to know it would turn into bad fortune. The OCA -- a group "dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans" -- is fuming at this photo of Miley and pals for using what they have deemed an offensive, stereotypical gesture. The OCA sent us this statement: "The photograph of Miley Cyrus and other individuals slanting their eyes currently circulating the Internet is offensive to the Asian Pacific American community and sets a terrible example for her many young fans. This image falls within a long and unfortunate history of people mocking and denigrating individuals of Asian descent
Miley Cyrus in racism row over 'slant eyed' photo gaffe
Miley Cyrus in racism row over 'slant eyed' photo gaffe - Telegraph
Including this one, for those of you still thinking Miley Cyrus was just having a goof:. At least Love Guru and Balls of Thunder flopped. Griffith awards. But I digress.
Miley Cyrus' slant-eye pose slammed by Asian group
Teenage pop star Miley Cyrus has denied accusations of racism after a picture of the star making a slanty-eyed face surfaced on the internet. She responded by claiming she was "simply making a goofy face". The year-old Disney star, who shot to fame after starring in the Hannah Montana TV series, has been accused by the Organisation of Chinese Americans of setting a "terrible example for her many young fans". The statement also said: "[the] image falls within a long and unfortunate history of people mocking and denigrating individuals of Asian descent
After playing minor roles in the television series Doc and the film Big Fish as a child, she became a teen idol in , starring in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana as the character Miley Stewart. Her father, musician Billy Ray Cyrus , also starred in the series, which aired for four seasons until Cyrus has sold more than 75 million records worldwide. Her upcoming seventh studio album She Is Miley Cyrus is expected to be released in Further, Cyrus has attained an additional two number-one and three top-ten soundtracks credited as Hannah Montana.