Miley Cyrus is looking back at her childhood and recalling the grueling work schedule she had during her early teens while she was starring in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana.
The singer and actress has been sharing a series of videos promoting her newest single “Used To Be Young” where she is remembering her teenage years. In one of the videos she shared on TikTok, Cyrus pulled up a schedule from around when she was 12 or 13 years old.
“5:30 a.m.?!” Cyrus exclaims. “I’m probably 12 or 13. Friday, January 5, 5:30 a.m. — Hair and Makeup in my hotel. 7 a.m. — we get picked up. 7:15 a.m. — I’m on the news. 7:45 — I have another live interview. 8:15 — another interview. 8:45 — another interview. 9:30 to 11 a.m. — meeting with editors, back to the hotel.”
She continued, “OK, I have to do an interview but the reporters are all fifth-grade students. 1 to 2:30 — me and my dad have a lunch interview. 2:40 — we have to go to the Life magazine photoshoot. 3 to 5 — interview and photoshoot for the Father’s Day issue. Arrive at 6 p.m. for kids online interview then at 6:15 we have another interview. Then the next day starts at 7 a.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. when I fly home to probably go to Hannah [Montana] — that’s on a Saturday and then Monday be back at work in the morning.”
Cyrus reflected on her demanding work schedule at such a young age adding, “I’m a lot of things but lazy ain’t one of them. So, I do think this girl deserves a little endless summer vacation.”
In a previous video, Cyrus opened up about how hard it is to go on tour saying that “if you’re performing at a certain level of intensity and excellence, there should be an equal amount of recovery and rest. There’s a level of ego that has to play a part that I feel gets overused when I’m on tour. And once that switch is on, it’s hard to turn it off.”
The “Flowers” singer acknowledged that that lifestyle “isn’t healthy for me because it erases my humanity and my connection and without my humanity [and] my connection I can’t be a songwriter, which is my priority.”
Watch Cyrus read her schedule from her Hannah Montana days in the video posted below.