Miley Cyrus fans have pointed out the “suspicious” release time of the artist’s upcoming single.
Before celebrating the new year, the 30-year-old pop star surprised fans by announcing the release of her new song, titled “Flowers”. Cyrus even shared a teaser for the song on social media, writing in her Instagram caption: “New Year, new Miley, new single. Flowers on January 13.
In a short clip, Cyrus can be heard singing the words, “I can love myself better than you.”
The single will be released on January 13, which is the same day as the birthday of Liam Hemsworth, Cyrus’ ex-husband. While it’s unclear if the timing of her new song was intentional, fans couldn’t help but applaud Cyrus for the song’s “iconic” moment of release.
“Miley tells the world she can love herself better ON LIAM’S BIRTHDAY?! she definitely wasn’t lying when she said she had nerves,” one fan said on Twitter.
“Miley released her new single on Liam Hemsworth’s birthday it’s so iconic,” another fan tweeted.
“Ouuu, she’s acting suspiciously. We love watching it!!” third person wrote.
One user jokingly said that the song’s release date was ironically “so Sagittarius”, while another person replied “Oh, she’s petite and that’s why I love her.”
While many fans praised Cyrus for the release date of her new single, some social media users suggested that the timing of the release of “Flowers” meant the singer had not moved on from her previous relationship with the Australian.
“I want her to beat him,” one person tweeted, while another user said, “she’s looking for attention.”
“Damn, she was obsessed with a relationship that ended a decade ago,” another critic tweeted.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth officially ended their ten-year relationship in 2020 when they finalized their divorce after only eight months of marriage.
The former co-workers met in 2008 while filming a Nicholas Sparks film last songwhen Cyrus was only 17 and Hemsworth 19.
The couple married in December 2018 in a small ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. The couple first got engaged in 2012 but broke up a year later before rekindling their romance in 2015.
However, Hemsworth filed for divorce in August 2019, citing “irreconcilable differences.” In a statement to People after news that the couple had broken up, a representative for Cyrus confirmed that the couple had split.
“Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time,” the statement read. “Evolving constantly, changing as partners and individuals, they decided this was for the best while they both focused on each other and [their] career.
“They still remain devoted parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly sharing this time.”
Cyrus has been open about her former relationship with the Hunger Games star. In March 2022, the singer performed at the Lollapalooza festival in São Paulo, Brazil, where she invited a gay couple on stage to propose. Daily mail.
After wishing the couple a happy birthday, Cyrus said: “Honey, I hope your marriage is better than mine, mine was a fucking disaster.”
Shortly after their divorce was finalized, Cyrus explained on the show The Joe Rogan Experience podcast as she was maligned in the press after their split went public. “What really sucked was that me and someone I loved realized we didn’t love each other like we used to,” Cyrus said. “Okay, I can accept that. I can’t accept the villain and all these stories.