Miley Cyrus hits out at US governor over ‘anti-gay’ bill

Singer brands Indiana governor Mike Pence an 'asshole' over State Bill 101

Miley Cyrus has blasted a US governor over a bill the singer dubbed “anti-gay”.

Cyrus posted an instagram picture of Indiana governor Mike Pence who she branded an “asshole”.

She wrote:

Pence passed a controversial bill yesterday (March 26) that prohibits state or local governments from hindering a person’s right to practice their religion.

The Republican Governor has said that State Bill 101, which was passed in a private ceremony, is a religious freedom bill and the idea that it’s an anti-gay bill is a “misunderstanding”.

Pence told the Indy Star: “This bill is not about discrimination and if I thought it legalised discrimination I would have vetoed it.”

Though the bill does not specifically mention sexual orientation some worry it will make it possible for employers to legally discriminate against candidates citing religious reasons.

That is seen by many as a precursor to refusing to employ gay people.

Cyrus recently uploaded several images of herself photoshopped as Kanye West‘s daughter, North West.

The pictures, which feature Cyrus’ face as a youngster pasted over that of North West’s, were posted to Cyrus’ Instagram account.

Back in 2013, it was rumoured that Miley Cyrus and Kanye West were working together. However, no collaboration has yet surfaced.

A wax sculpture of Cyrus recently went on show at Madame Tussauds in London. The life-like figure, which depicts the singer with her tongue out and an outfit as featured in her ‘We Can’t Stop’ video, was unveiled on March 17 at the Baker Street museum.