Cyrus herself has made it clear that she has left her squeaky-clean image behind. Im not trying to be slutty, Cyrus told the Associated Press
. I feel more comfortable dressing with a little less, which is just how Ive always been. Now Im able to do that a little more freely and, also, Ive just grown up to be this way, too. Its not like this was me five years ago. Its me now, presently.