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Parents Council Praises MTV for Censoring Miley Cyrus Smoking Joint at Europe Awards

The Parents Television Council praised MTV for editing out apparent drug use from Miley Cyrus during its U.S. broadcast of the European Music Awards on Sunday night.

The 20 year-old was shown what appeared to be marijuana during her acceptance speech in the European broadcast, but MTV heavily edited this scene for the American audience.

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“Last night MTV made a responsible decision and they executed it perfectly. It is unclear whether MTV’s actions suggest stricter content guidelines for its TV-14 programming, or whether this is just an example of the old saying that ‘even a broken clock is right twice each day.’ We certainly hope it is the former. We applaud MTV for taking responsible actions to eliminate the drug use from its U.S. broadcast, and we urge them to make that a uniform policy for all of its programming,” said PTC President Tim Winter.

Cyrus is no stranger to MTV Awards controversy. The singer raised eyebrows this past summer for her provocative dance moves alongside “Blurred Lines” singer Robin Thicke.

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