There's nothing empowering about holding an Arizona Iced Tea can in front of your almost-naked crotch, or laying topless on a hotel bed. But here's what's artistically offensive: Miley Cyrus. Rie Rasmussen, a former top model for Gucci and Victoria's Secret, was upset when Richardson used a photo he'd taken of her in a book that included shots of young models simulating sex acts. Must Read Gossip.
Miley Cyrus: Totally Naked For Terry Richardson AGAIN!
If you analyze the video from an artistic standpoint — and not from the reactive mindset of mayday-mayday-that-nude-girl-used-to-be-on-the-Disney-Channel — you'll see that it's really a gorgeous piece. A Cyrus rep did not immediately address two emails asking about Richardson's past or whether the singer was aware of the allegations. Jared Leto. The actress also multitasks by smoking a cigarette while pointing the gun under her head in another shot posted on Richardson's website. I have let myself down. Miley uses an Arizona Iced Tea can as a phallic prop, touches herself in a hallway, writhes around topless, flings Terry's signature plaid shirt over her naked shoulders, and wears the world's tiniest thong bodysuit, revealing parts of Miley that the "Wrecking Ball" video managed, through artful use of a chain, to hide.
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By Tori Telfer. Leto reveals his skeletal frame in the black and white images and leaves us feeling slightly disturbed. From the emotional closeups so intimate that you can see a strand of saliva and the clumps in Miley's mascara and the perfect simplicity of the color palette to the now-infamous shots of her beautiful nude figure on a wrecking ball — the video is undeniably well crafted. Concerts by The Times In a statement at the time, Richardson defended himself, writing: At first, it seemed like she was just trying to distance herself from her squeaky-clean Hannah Montana days as much as possible.
And soon enough: Uncle Terry is a disgusting person, but a great artist. I love every one of you and I could not be more appreciative. He loves to shoot beautiful women in front of a blinding white background see: I just have to say, bless you, Miley.