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Miley Cyrus banned from twerking on X Factor

2013-11-07 14:59
Los Angeles - Miley Cyrus has been banned from twerking on The X Factor.

The Wrecking Ball singer has been given strict instructions to ditch the raunchy dance move - which involves her bouncing her bottom up and down - in favour of a "family-friendly" performance when she takes to the stage on the ITV talent show next week.

A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "There will be no suggestive bum wriggles or crotch grabbing."

Fears that Miley's antics might be too hot for prime-time TV come after her controversial performance at the MTV VMA Awards in August in which she stripped down to a skin-coloured latex bikini before grinding against Robin Thicke during his rendition of Blurred Lines.

X Factor previously came under fire when Rihanna's performance on the 2010 final sparked several complaints, while Christina Aguilera's sexy routine to promote her film Burlesque was deemed too risqué for the pre-watershed time slot of 20:00.

Meanwhile, Gary Barlow will reportedly perform with Sir Elton John during the X Factor final.

The talent show judge is said to have planned a special performance with the Candle In The Wind hitmaker on the ITV show's grand final on 15 December at Wembley Arena.

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