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2015-08-11 16:00

Los Angeles – Miley Cyrus is Marie Claire’s September issue cover star and along with her classic but different style she voices why she is actually the better role model.

In her statement of how she is saving the world Miley criticised Taylor Swift for promoting violence.

The 22-year-old star accused the Shake It Off singer of setting a bad example to her fans with her Bad Blood music video, in which a flurry of famous faces including Lena Dunham and Selena Gomez are part of a Taylor Swift-led army.

Speaking about the video, she said: "I don't get the violence revenge thing. That's supposed to be a good example?"

Her "revenge" comment is also believed to be referring to the song's subject matter which is allegedly the on-going feud between Taylor and Dark Horse hitmaker Katy Perry, who have fallen out in recent years.

Miley - who is currently working on her fifth studio album with producer Mike Will Made It - continued to question the difference in public perception between her and Taylor, insisting the use of guns in the clip is much worse than when she appeared naked in her 2013 video for Wrecking Ball, which has amassed almost 800 million views on YouTube.

Speaking to Marie Claire magazine, she questioned: "And I'm a bad role model because I'm running around with my titties out? I'm not sure how titties are worse than guns."

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Meanwhile Miley admitted she doesn't want to be a "conventional role model" and insisted she "doesn't care" about being a traditional role model for young people to look up to.

When asked why she created the Happy Hippie Foundation, she said: "A lot of us are born into some shit, you know what I mean? Lately, I've been talking a lot about my being gender-fluid and gender-neutral.

"And some people snarl at that. They want to judge me. People need more conventional role models, I guess. But I just don't care to be that person."

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