Miley Cyrus has hit back at internet rumours claiming she's anorexic saying that while she is following a special diet, it's not actually to do with losing weight but to deal with allergies to certain foods.

Miley Cyrus hits back at anorexia rumours

According to the actress, people have jumped to the wrong conclusion and apparently the changes in diet are for specific medical reasons.

The rumours started after Miley tweeted a picture of herself sniffing a bag of takeaway with a caption saying: "I can't eat it. So I'm just gonna smell the shittttt out of it! My mouth is LITERALLY watering." [sic]

Naturally, the photo caused a lot of confusion and after it was claimed she had an eating disorder, Miley decided to clear things up.

Tweeting to reassure her followers, Miley added: "For everyone calling me anorexic I have a gluten and lactose allergy. It's not about weight it's about health. Gluten is crapppp anyway!"

Miley Cyrus says she isn't anorexic but has food allergies to lactose and gluten

Miley's no stranger to people scrutinising her weight and has previously spoken out about the pressure girls are put under to look a particular way.

Subjected to media speculation over her weight back in November last year, Miley tweeted, saying: "By calling girls like me fat this is what you're doing to other people. I love MYSELF & if you could say the same."

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