Hannah Montana Gave Her ‘Identity Crisis’
Miley Cyrus says working on Hannah Montana left her with an ‘identity crisis’.
Cyrus starred in the Disney Channel sitcom between 2006 and 2011, even having a string of US top 10 under the guise of lead character Hannah Montana, before leaving and going on to release music under her own name.
“I had gone from being a character almost as often as I was myself.
“And actually, the concept of the show is that when you’re this character, when you have this alter ego, you’re valuable. You’ve got millions of fans, you’re the biggest star in the world.
“And then the concept was that when I looked like myself, when I didn’t have the wig on anymore, no one cared about me, I wasn’t a star anymore.
“So, that was drilled into my head. Like, without being Hannah Montana, no one cares…