Miley Cyrus Rocks Billy Idol’s ‘Rebel Yell’ With Crotch-Grabbing & Pyrotechnics (VIDEOS)

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Miley CyrusIt's kind of hard to say what's going on with Miley Cyrus. Seems like she's trying really, really hard to break out of that Disney mold lately. Now she's been channeling, believe it or not, the one and only Billy Idol. She performed "Rebel Yell" onstage at the "VH1 Divas" show at The Shrine Auditorium Sunday night. She rocked the new hairdo, wore a spikey leather two-piece outfit, and even grabbed her crotch a bunch of times.

Really, Hannah Montana?

The performance wouldn't have been complete without some pyrotechnics, women dancing in cages, and crowd surfing. I guess since it's called "VH1 Divas" show, Miley really wanted to unleash her inner diva ... and this is what came out? You'll have to see it to decide whether you love it or hate it.

You know you want to watch:

 

I mean, she may have gone a little cray recently, but her voice isn't that bad (at least she's not completely auto-tuned), and she certainly was able to get the audience pumped up. And holy crap is the girl skinny.

And I don't know if it's a compliment or an insult to say that she really does kind of look like Billy Idol ...

Trashy and unclassy, or is Miley just being herself? Regardless, it seems that she's making it abundantly clear that this is the new Miley, perhaps trying to create shockwaves in the industry like Rihanna and Lady Gaga. With the headlines she's making, it's certainly working so far.

Since you were such a Billy Idol fan back in the day, let's take a walk down memory lane and watch one of his performances:

Ah, memories.

You are free to go about your week now.

What did you think of Miley's take on "Rebel Yell"? Is she having fun or going off the deep end?

 

Image via VH1

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lovem... lovemyson1224

What has she done that justifies you saying she's been acting crazy lately? Cutting her hair? I like her haircut and I think it's very rude that you say she looks like Billy Idol.

SLMit... SLMitchell

I must admit...I kind of liked it.

Teri_25 Teri_25

"Really Hannah Montana?" That's what you're going with? She is NOT Hannah Montana anymore. The show ended, she grew up, get over it. As someone on Pinterest or Facebook posted, Miley Cyrus is taking a lot of unecessary crap. Yeah, she likes to dress sexy, shock people, and have a good time being young. Yet she's been with the same guy for 3 years, and is ENGAGED to him. Taylor Swift doesn't get crap for the fact she's been linked publicly to 13 guys in that same time frame, and everyone thinks she's just the cat's meow. At least Miley is trying to grow up. Writing the same damn song about how a guy wronged you just gets old, and shows the world who really is the loser.

psych... psychofab

Trashy and unclassy? The girl has had one serious monogamous relationship and you say this just because she dresses unusually? And hervoice isn't bad at all? You try belting that out. She did a good job. 

nonmember avatar Sarah

Ew...My ears and my eyes were just assaulted...I really don't understand why she is allowed to perform in public...She can not sing and she is trying way too hard to get attention by pulling childish tricks like grabbing herself. She just ruined a great song. AGAIN! (like when she covered Nirvana...)

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