Can someone please explain to me what in the hell is going on this planet right now?!? I'm thinking the apocalypse may actually be approaching -- especially considering Miley Cyrus is leading TIME magazine's Person of the Year poll. Would you believe she has almost 24 percent of the vote?
Yes, I'm totally serious. And no ... nobody is going to blame you for screaming at the top of your lungs, throwing yourself on the floor in tears, or simply staring at your computer with your mouth hanging open for a good hour or so.
Honestly, I'm not even sure where to begin with this one.
Let's kick things off with some of the people she's currently beating out in the poll. There are quite a few peeps on there I've never heard of (guess I'm not that worldly) -- but here are a few famous names who are taking a back seat to the twerking queen.
Edward Snowden. Pope Francis. Jimmy Fallon. Angelina Jolie. Barack Obama. And even everyone's favorite baby on the planet, Prince George.
And while not all of those people are anywhere near deserving of the title -- it's still pretty unthinkable that Miley has found her way to the top.
But there is hope. According to Entertainment Weekly, a hacker group claims they've rigged the poll in Miley's favor. Huh. That would certainly explain her being in the lead.
But what if no hacking is involved -- and there really are people who think she's deserving of the Person of the Year crown?
OMG. I know she's super-controversial and doesn't give a rat's ass about what anyone thinks about her -- but does that really make her more influential than the rest of the general population? (Apparently so.)
Sigh. If she does somehow manage to win this thing, it will be nothing short of an absolute disgrace. If all it takes to be Person of the Year is sticking your tongue out and shaking your butt in an older, married dude's face -- it really doesn't say much for the state of the entire universe.
Who would you like to see as TIME's Person of the Year?
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