Miley Cyrus: ‘If You Think I Look Like I’m A Lesbian, I’m Not Offended’

By: Gabrielle Chung / July 17, 2013

Short hair, she don’t care.

Say what you want, but Miley Cyrus is brushing off any and all gay rumors after famously chopping off her locks in favor of her now-famous (albeit a little butch) blonde pixie cut.

“Everyone said I was a lesbian [after doing it] but I’m like, ‘Being a lesbian isn’t a bad thing. So if you think I look like I’m a lesbian, I’m not offended. You can call me much worse,'” she says in an interview with Toronto Sun. “I’ve been called much worse. Being a lesbian is a compliment more than what else they call me.”

Despite the backlash, Cyrus’ risky ‘do did pay when she was vindicated and named one of the world’s hottest women.

“People think short hair, they think tomboy … and I’ve obviously done the opposite ‘cause when I cut my hair, I did my first Maxim cover where I got No. 1 [in their annual hot list]. And it wasn’t about me being the sexiest. It was about the fans voting,” the 20-year-old continues. “But it’s something I loved. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Maxim cover with a girl with short hair.”

And if you’re still wondering, Cyrus — though a gay rights advocate — is straight. The “We Can’t Stop” singer is currently engaged to Hunger Games actor Liam Hemsworth.