Sinead O’Connor Writes Miley Cyrus the Best Tough-Love Letter of All Time

'You are worth more than your body'

Sinead O'Connor is a woman who knows controversy, and in one of the best-written open letters in recent memory, she wants Miley Cyrus to know that twerking your way into the headlines isn't a form of protest; it's just a way to "let the music business make a prostitute of you." O'Connor's letter was a reaction to Cyrus citing 1990's "Nothing Compares 2 U" as an inspiration for her "Wrecking Ball" video, along with Cyrus saying her hairstyle was an homage to O'Connor. Instead of being flattered, O'Connor fired back with a blistering (but clearly well-intentioned) missive on how Cyrus is being fooled and exploited by the music industry:

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