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Miley Cyrus Tells Billy Ray She Will 'Be Good Tonight' At The VMAs

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In perhaps the world's creepiest Instagram post/world's worst photoshop job, Miley Cyrus has promised her father, country singer and soul patch-haver Billy Ray Cyrus, that she will "be good tonight."

In the photo, she gyrates against Robin Thicke during his 2013 VMA performance of "Blurred Lines." In the corner of the photo, a wistful Billy Ray looks at the viewer. His eyes do not descend down to his daughter as she does a forward fold. Instead, his droopy eyes ask, "What have I done to deserve this bad photoshop job? My daughter is her own person, I actually don't care how she expresses her sexuality, but she made me look like I was airbrushed on a funeral t-shirt. I am not dead; in fact, my other daughter Noah is up for Best New Artist at the VMAs tonight, and I am so thrilled I cannot stop tweeting about both of my daughters. Is my own fame fleeting? No, for my daughters' fame is my fame as well. Miley, stop making me look like a wet blanket. I am a Cool Dad."

Miley came out with an oddly wholesome video to her song Malibu earlier this year, appearing to eschew the bad girl and progressive image she has built in recent years. In this plea to her father, she completes the transformation.

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Will she uphold her promise? We'll have to wait and see. The VMAs start at 5 p.m. PST Sunday.

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