MILEY CYRUS + KITTY = AMAs GOLD

The perfect formula for TOTAL WORLD DOMINATION.

Miley Cyrus AMA Performance 2013
(Image credit: Marie Claire)

Miley Cyrus did it again—she still has us talking, tweeting, and writing about her most recent performance. This time, rather than shocking us with sexy time and barely-there clothing (well, I guess this kitty bikini is pretty teeny), Miley rocked the Nokia Theatre as well as the entire Internet with a lip-synching cat that shed diamond tears at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. It seems so obvious now that the only thing more viral than miss Miley is cats doing cute things. So there you have it, the perfect formula for TOTAL WORLD DOMINATION.

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Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.