Miley Cyrus is paying tribute to Hannah Montana on the 15-year anniversary of the present’s debut.
In a publish shared to social media on Wednesday, Cyrus, 28, paid homage to her Disney Channel roots with a prolonged love letter to Hannah Montana, the character she portrayed within the titular collection from 2006 to 2011.
“Hello Hannah, It’s been some time, 15 years to be actual.” Cyrus prefaced the letter. “For the reason that first time I slid these blonde bangs over my brow in the very best try to hide my identification. Then slipped right into a puke pink terry fabric gown with a bedazzled HM over the [heart]. I didn’t know then… that’s the place you’ll dwell ceaselessly.
“Not simply in mine, however in hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe,” Cyrus continued. “Though you might be thought-about to be an “alter ego,” in actuality, there was a time in my life whenever you held extra of my identification in your glove than I did in my naked fingers.”
Cyrus, who finally shed her Disney star picture in favor of a extra risqué and controversial character, then mentioned how “A LOT has modified” for the reason that conclusion of “Hannah Montana” in 2011 after 4 seasons.
“We had an equal trade during which you offered a superlative quantity of fame in return for the anonymity I may reward to you, however A LOT has modified since then,” Cyrus continued. “You have been like a rocket that flew me to the moon & by no means introduced me down. I couldn’t have imagined when taping myself singing, “I Love Rock N Roll” in opposition to a white wall in my mother’s buddy’s kitchen in Nashville, TN the title typed in marquee-style letters on the entrance of a primary draft script would make my wildest goals a actuality.”
The previous Disney actress additionally lamented on the lack of her grandfather, who had beforehand said that the business main as much as the premiere of “Hannah Montana” was “one of many proudest moments in his lifetime.”
“You & I’ve been by way of all of it collectively my buddy. We’ve shared many firsts. A whole lot of lasts. Ups. Downs. Tears [and] laughs,” Cyrus famous. “I misplaced my poppy my dad’s father whereas on set filming an early episode of season 1. He wished to carry on lengthy sufficient to catch the premier on March twenty fourth. He handed February twenty eighth.”
“He did get to see the business that ran throughout Excessive Faculty Musical which he claimed was one of many proudest moments in his lifetime + he was a louda– democratic state legislature. My coronary heart was damaged however fulfilled to know I may carry his title beside my dads by way of each credit score,” she added.
Cyrus shared that she skilled a number of firsts on the present as properly.
“I skilled falling in love for the primary time in these years,” she revealed. “Embarrassingly began my interval in a pair of white capris after all on the day a “cute man” was forged & requested to have lunch with me. As a substitute I spent it within the rest room with my mother sobbing & scrambling to discover a pair of recent denim.”
“I gained so many buddies over the 6 years spent onset. Emily Osment, Mitchel Musso & Jason Davies turned my household. I used to be seeing them greater than my very own. Properly moreover my dad who I drove to work with on a regular basis till my mother let me purchase a Prius,” Cyrus added.
The “Can’t Be Tamed” singer then mirrored on the ultimate episode, “Wherever I Go,” which premiered in 2011, calling the tip of the present “bittersweet.”
“The finale episode was appropriately titled “Wherever I Go” after a remaining tune by the teenager pop sensation herself. YOU. Me? Hannah Montana,” stated Cyrus. “The primary verse sings “Every little thing is about to vary. A chapter ending however the tales solely simply begun. A web page is popping for everybody.” And closes on a hovering refrain belting “We is likely to be aside however I hope you at all times know you’ll be with me wherever I am going.””
Cyrus concluded the letter with a poignant reflection in direction of her alter-ego and gave due to Disney and the crew that made “Hannah Montana” attainable.
“Hannah, I hope you hear me & consider these phrases are true. You’ve gotten all my loyalty & deepest appreciation till the tip,” Cyrus stated. “With all sincerity I say THANK YOU! To Disney’s complete crew, all fellow forged members, particular company, crew, brokers & managers. ESPECIALLY my mommy who took me to each lesson & audition even when it required leaving city or making a cross nation transfer which my siblings so selfless underwent.”
“Not a day goes by I neglect the place I got here from. A constructing in Burbank, California with a room full of individuals with the facility to satisfy my future. And that they did.”
“They gave me you. The best reward a lady may ask for. I really like you Hannah Montana. Without end, Miley,” she concluded.