Is Miley Cyrus Using Her love Life as the Ultimate Publicity Machine?

We get it, breakups happen. But Miley Cyrus seems to be making a career out of them recently. First, she split from her longtime on and off again lover and husband Liam Hemsworth. Then, she began dating Kaitylnn Carter, only to break up with her and get caught making out with Cody Simpson. Seriously, does the girl ever rest?

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter
Kaitlynn Carter and Miley Cyrus | Robert Kamau/GC Images

While a relationship coming to an end is nothing out of the ordinary, having so many public relationships in such a short amount of time is a bit strange. Which is why people have begun to wonder just how genuine Cyrus has been in her dating life.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth’s relationship

Cyrus and Hemsworth dated on and off for most of their adult lives before finally coming back together in December of 2018 and getting married.  Unfortunately, the pair didn’t even make it a year in holy matrimony before calling it quits.

“Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time,” a rep for Cyrus said in a statement to People. “Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what’s best while they both focus on themselves and careers. They still remain dedicated parents to all of [the] animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart. Please respect their process and privacy.” 

Though the breakup seemed to come out of nowhere to Cyrus’ fans, those close to the couple saw it coming.

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Abs like a ninja turtle

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“This split isn’t shocking to people who are actually with them every day,” a source told the outlet.

“After they reunited, everyone thought they were this ‘perfect’ couple, but they still had a lot of issues. They’re not on the same page when it comes to a lot of fundamental things that make a relationship work,” the source said. “It’s not surprising at all.”

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter’s relationship

Very shortly after Cyrus and Hemsworth announced their split, Cyrus was seen kissing Kaitlynn Carter, who was fresh off her own divorce from Brody Jenner.

Carter and Cyrus had apparently been friends for a while, so when they both found themselves single, taking their relationship to the next level seemed like a natural step.

Unfortunately, not long into the relationship, Cyrus decided she needed to take some time for herself.

Cyrus and Cody Simpson

Now, just days after her split from Carter, Cyrus was spotted kissing singer Cody Simpson. Instead of shying away from the attention of photographers and the media, Cyrus leaned into it.

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Last night was literally the G.O.A.T ❤️

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She shared the photo on her Instagram story with the caption “Can a girl not get a f**king acai bowl and a morning make out session in peace?!?!”

Is Cyrus using these relationships for publicity?

Though Cyrus’s relationships may have started out of love, it’s hard to imagine that having so many public relationships back to back is just a coincidence.

Not to mention that the singer is preparing to release the follow up to her EP SHE IS COMING. The original EP didn’t really receive any recognition, with its lead single “Mother’s Daughter” only reaching 54 on the Billboard Hot 100. Could the constant makeups and breakups be a way for Cyrus to create some buzz around her name before the new album drops?