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"I don't pay attention to the negative," Cyrus said in an interview with MTV. "How many times have you seen this play out in pop music?"
"You know now -- you know what happens. Madonna's done it, Britney [Spears'] has done it ... anyone that performs, that's what you're looking for, you're wanting to make history. Me and Robin [Thicke] the whole time said, 'You know we're about to make history.'"
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