Miley Cyrus is PETA's Compassionate Citizen

Miley Cyrus is PETA's Compassionate Citizen

Miley Cyrus has earned PETA‘s Compassionate Citizen Award from the youth division for her love of chickens.

The 16-year-old starlet admitted to taking home a few chickens from the set of her latest flick, Hannah Montana The Movie. Costar Jason Earles shared about Miley‘s snatching: “Miley picked it up thought it was real cute and decided she needed to save this chicken. So she put it in a cardboard box with some pine straw and got her mom to take it home. She is funny with animals — she was like ‘I have to have that chicken’. She falls in love like you wouldn’t believe.”

Miley‘s heart is as big as her smile,” said Dan Shannon, PETA’s assistant director of Youth Outreach and Campaigns. “We hope that her act of compassion will inspire her fans to be kind to animals too.”

Congrats, Miley!

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  • dani

    im sick of miley
    i saw the movie hannah montana the past friday and i have to say that was bad

  • Rochel


  • Kiki

    i am not sick of miley, she is still my fave actress/singer ever!! and the movie rocked!

  • nicci

    awww thats so nice. haha im the same way…im always like “omgosh! we have to save that dog!”

    and dani…if ur sooo sick of miley…why did u even go to the movie.

  • vanessa

    “Miley’s heart is as big as her smile,”- that’s so true!! congrats Miley!
    U r a sweetheart!!

  • nina and nicole


  • x’]

    yay! good for her

  • MIchelle

    im not sick of miley too…i think she’s great actress and singer and she’s totally one of my best role models…but for me the best ever is Demi …:)

  • http://justjaredjr Marisa


  • Annette

    aw congrats miley! you are so sweet! :)

  • mcftd8

    Awwwwwwwww thats so sweet!

  • kim-kim

    this seriously make me wanna go back to my farming roots haha i grew up with chickens…and horses…and cows…and omgosh to much stuff haha. i had pet chicks…

    miley is inspiration to alot of people. even as little as just saving a chicken is a big thing

  • kidanimationlover

    hey did you guys read on the internet what jamie foxx said about Miley, that was totally uncalled for. so i guess he went to kids inaugrial day or whatever you spell it was for nothing huh..

  • Hiji

    Aww…Miley amazes me in many ways.
    She really does have a big heart,in my opinion she’s one the most amazing role models out there–yeah she’s been in the media because of many stuff —but the media is always on her b/c she’s real, if u think of it mileys only flaw is being real and trusting that ppl are like her.

    She’s a sweetheart and she deserves all that she’s getting!!!

  • kidanimationlover

    that was kinda funny when she want to takes some chickens home. haha

  • kidanimationlover

    i didn’t get to see a movie yet, well i’m not in America….so yeah

  • http://jjj miley

    congratulations! love’ya miley!

  • delsy

    Miley has seven dogs 4 horses(i think) she really does care about animals including Chickens

  • One sock left

    yeah Miey…congratulations!!
    I lov ya

  • Alyssa

    I wish she’d do more for Sick kids and hunger than animals.

  • Anna

    Congrats Miley <3
    You deserve it :D

  • izabella

    awesome, congratulations Miley!! :D ♥

  • Emma

    I’ve always wanted a chicken :( but i live in a apartment now, so i cant… I probably sound stupid, but they’re acually really cute :)

  • jjlova

    Finally she is getting recognized for only SOME of the good she does. She is kind to both animals and the environment. It’s great that she is recognized.

  • yoooo

    aww congrats miles!!

  • nessa

    i love PETA and everything.. but they don’t care for miley cyrus the PETA people care for the chicken she saved!

    and she’s famous so she gives publicity..
    so this is a good thing for PETA!

    and the animals

  • billythekid


    You are the first person I have read anywhere, other than movie critics, that didn’t actually like the film. And I have seen LOTS of comments. But no way everyone is going to like it. Anyhow, this isn’t really why I am posting.

    I am posting this so I can vent my outrage over the malicious tirade by Jamie Foxx perpetrated on Miley Cyrus recently. Apparently, in the infinite wisdom of a 41 year old man, with a daughter Miley’s age, decided he needed to rant about her on some silly talkshow of his. Presumably he was all upset about her recent attack on Radiohead, so he decided to take their defense. He, and his posse, proceeded to call on her to start taking heroin like Britney, or do some crack like Lindsay, or at least go out there and make a s*x tape. etc etc etc. They even called her a white b*tch. Sound a little racist?

    But should anyone be surprised that people go off on Miley like this? Of course not. You got guys like Perez Hilton leading off with Sl*tty Cyrus every time he mentions her name. Every single time! There are other that follow suit because it’s easy to attack a white girl in this society. I know this doesn’t belong here, but I could care less. I am writing anyhow just to tell everyone what a jerk Jamie Foxx is. Whatever respect I once had for him has completely vanished. I hope he falls off a cliff.

  • mileyrox

    @billythekid: that’s exactly what I thought when i read that article.
    that man is a complete jerk!

  • Victoria

    i thin miley is absolutely amazing and she is a sweetheart!
    she deserves this honor completely!

    i love you miles <3

  • [[ME]]

    U no wat im sick of miley bloody cyrus…she does sumfin bad n no1 cares…she does sumfin gud n da whole world thinks shes sum saint.

    I MEAN….

    Selena Gomez was in PR n she was saving 100′s ov dogs bt Miley saves 1-2 chickens n shes sum bloody saint…

  • mileyrox

    @[[ME]]: oh sorry, i can’t understand idiot language!
    gosh can’t you just spell out the words? and no one even cares about selena ho-mez.

  • nysro

    Where is the Bird Flu when you need it?

  • LuckyL

    Lol, didn’t this b*tch say how she loved to EAT chicken the other day?

  • Lea


    She’s been donating millions to charities, visiting hospitals, and helped save aninals and children ever since she started. And no, you don’t know that bec. you’re Suhlena Gomez even posted a documentary on YouTube just to tell people how goody-goodie she is. Publicity stunt much?

  • Peace Love Miley


    now I hate jamie foxx of what she just said to miley! is that the way to respect a person?! miley’s a woman too and he just said that Miley’s a “White B*tch” which is totally NOT true!!!! ugh!

  • billythekid


    You are an ignorant fool. Just because she rescues a couple birds doesn’t mean she has to now become a vegetarian just to prove her sincerity to the likes of whatever you are. Just because we eat animals doesn’t mean we have to be devoid of all feeling for them. Miley just happened to work with these particular birds, which was probably the reason behind her feelings regarding them. To be ignorant must be bliss.

  • tainara

    Miley Congratulations! Who is a fan knows that Miley loves the animals … the award is well deserved … Miley come to Brazil!


    Miley Congratulations! Who is a fan knows that Miley loves the animals … the award is well deserved … Miley come to Brazil!

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