Miley Cyrus continues to find the humor in her New Year’s Eve wardrobe malfunction that kicked off 2022.
The evening of December 31 into January 1, Cyrus took the stage for her NBC New Year’s Eve special, Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party, cohosted by Pete Davidson. Unfortunately, it took only a few minutes into her performance of “We Can’t Stop” for things to go wrong when the singer’s shredded silver top came undone. Of course, Cyrus handled the entire thing like a professional, continuing to sing while holding the costume to her chest until she was able to head offstage during “Party in the U.S.A.,” returning in a red blazer.
It didn’t take long for Miley Cyrus to joke about the snafu. “Everybody’s definitely looking at me now,” Cyrus joked, referencing the famous ”Party in the U.S.A.” lyrics. “I’m still in the most clothes that I’ve ever worn onstage.”
On January 2, Cyrus poked fun at herself again. The singer shared a carousel of photos from the night to her feed, starting with a pic of the top in question, writing, “Get a good look at the top that didn’t stay on very long….. 🥵.”
Fans were quick to praise the artist in her comments. “Happens to the best of em,” one follower wrote.
“You were a professional badass as always,” another user wrote. “Also, the red blazer outfit 🔥 TIMELESS ICON!”
These compliments echoed fans’ reactions to the moment as it happened in real time. “Miley Cyrus just had the biggest save of 2022,” one fan tweeted on January 1. Another wrote, “We are 5 minutes into the New Year and Miley Cyrus lost her top on live TV, professionally left the stage, and came back in just a blazer. Iconic.”
At the end of the show, Cyrus thanked viewers of Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party, which aired live on NBC and streamed on Peacock. “Thank you so much, everybody, thank you,” she said. “Tonight’s show was all about being flexible, rolling with the punches, and making the best out of even the worst circumstances. And that resilience shouldn’t end here. Let’s bring that into the new year with us. We’ve all learned how to expect the unexpected, and rather than see it as a problem, let’s see it as an opportunity. I wish everyone here in Miami and everyone watching from home a happy and healthy 2022. Thank you for making tonight possible. You were really all that I needed to have the ultimate party.”