Looking at *that* photoshoot, *that* performance and *that* Wrecking Ball video (phew), it’s hard to believe that Miley Cyrus doesn’t believe herself to be typically beautiful. Naturally, we disagree, especially if her latest smokin’ hawt photos for Cosmopolitan are anything to go by. Nope, we can’t stop being properly jealous either.

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Miley Cyrus opens up about feminism and feeling sexy to Cosmopolitan - Images - Sugarscape.com

“I’m a feminist in the way that I’m really empowering to women… I’m loud and funny and not typically beautiful,” she explained.

“When do I feel at my sexiest? After I’ve eaten something really healthy and done Pilates, and I’m wearing tight leggings. When I’m in gym clothes I actually feel sexy and healthy, so sometimes I’ll stay in them all day!”

Miley Cyrus opens up about feminism, feeling sexy and being a home-girl to Cosmopolitan - Images - Sugarscape.com

Mmmm, sweaty...

Despite what people may say, Miles isn’t always the foam-finger rubbing, hammer-licking party animal we’ve all envisioned, either.

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The full interview appears in the December issue of Cosmopolitan, on sale 7th November. Also available in digital edition on Apple Newsstand. For more exclusive Miley content, click here.

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