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Miley Cyrus in expletive filled denial of 'drug overdose'

The pop singer Miley Cyrus has attacked claims she had taken a drug overdose after a bout of ill health threatened to disrupt the UK leg of her Bangerz tour.

The star gave an expletive-laden press conference about her health after a sinus infection left the singer, actor and dancer sick in bed.

Miley Cyrus performs in New York. Credit: PBG/PBG/Empics Entertainment

When asked about the illness she said: "But when people are lying on the internet saying you've had an overdose, that makes you feel better."

She said: "I'm feeling good, I'm alive, so that's f*****g awesome. Look at me, I'm the poster child for good health.

"I've been laying down for three weeks. I'm gonna go off - I'm like a star waiting to explode.

"I didn't have a drug overdose. I took some s****y antibiotic my doctor gave me and I had an allergic reaction."

The tour continues in Leeds on Saturday and Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham next week.

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Miley cancels concert after being taken to hospital

Miley Cyrus was forced to cancel a concert in Missouri tonight after being taken to hospital, suffering from a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Miley Cyrus tweeted this photograph of herself from hospital. Credit: Twitter/Miley Cyrus

Publicist Meghan Prophet said in a statement that the 21-year-old is bow on "medical rest" at her doctors' advice.

Cyrus said on Twitter that she was heartbroken to miss the show. She also posted a photo of herself from her hospital bed.

David Cameron: Pop stars shouldn't swear

David Cameron has spoken out against bad language in pop music and Miley Cyrus' twerking antics, in an intimate interview about his family life.

The Prime Minister has hit out at swearing in pop songs. Credit: PA

Speaking to The Mail on Sunday, the prime minister said that although his own children aren't aware of Miley Cyrus' transformation from "lovely" Disney star Hannah Montana to controversial pop princess, they have picked up on swearing in pop hits.

He revealed that Nancy, nine, Elwen, seven, and Florence, three, are banned from having video games, mobile phones or tablets and from watching TV on weekend mornings.

"My children are too young. Luckily they haven't connected this lovely Hannah Montana, who is now this person twerking," he said.

Read: Nigel Farage: Miley is a negative influence on my daughter

But he had not been able to protect his children from some of the bad language in modern music, although he acknowledged he sometimes swore too.

"They say, 'Daddy, that's the bad this or that word'. They are very conscious of that and they don't approve of swearing," he said.

"They are quite right - the artists are wrong to swear, although I can't say I totally live by those rules myself."

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Miley Cyrus wears backless mini-dress to MTV Awards

Miley Cyrus on the red carpet of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in a backless mini-dress.
Miley Cyrus on the red carpet of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in a backless mini-dress. Credit: Vilhelm Stokstad / TT

Miley Cyrus has arrived at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in a backless mini-dress that was an apparent homage to late rappers Tupac and Notorious BIG.

The 19-year-old former Hannah Montana star's dress emblazoned the words 'Please Stop Violence'.

Ellie Goulding on the red carper of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards.
Ellie Goulding on the red carper of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. Credit: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

British Songstress Ellie Goulding also flashed some flesh in a black lace Dolce and Gabbana dress, while US singer Katy Perry arrived at the Ziggo Dome in a more demure mint green dress.

Katy Perry arrives at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards.
Katy Perry arrives at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Explicit music videos 'should not be banned completely'

Explicit music videos should be made available to the public in a responsible age-appropriate way but should not be banned completely, Gennaro Castaldo of the British Recorded Music Industry told ITV News.

Read: Five music videos banned for going too far

Gennaro Castaldo of the British Recorded Music Industry talking to ITV News. Credit: ITV News

"We have been speaking to digital service providers about whether they could introduce age-based filters. That could be one way of solving this problem," Mr Castaldo said.

"Rather than trying to stop content by banning or censoring it, it’s about how to make it available in a responsible fashion."

Mr Castaldo said the industry takes the issue extremely seriously, but pointed out that "values move" on and that "back in the 50s, people were scandalised by Elvis Presley."

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