Back in 2008, the Hannah Montana star revealed that she was ‘embarrassed’ about the ‘supposedly artistic’ shoot and apologised for the ‘misinterpretation’.

The Wrecking Ball singer is now claiming that she was pressured by the Disney Channel to make the earlier statement, who then scolded Vanity Fair for ‘deliberately manipulating’ her to ‘sell magazines’.

Miley attended elementary school but while working on Hannah Montana, she studied with a private tutor on set.

The Hannah Montana star said, 'That made me feel like I had to be a femme-bot, which I'm not.

And then when I was with a girl, I felt like, 'Oh s***, she's going to need someone to protect her, so I'm going to need to have this macho energy.' And that didn't feel right either.'Miley added, 'And I thought, 'I'm not living like this.

You start scrolling and you see all these people you'll never be like and they have so many followers and so many friends.'Desire: The Wrecking Ball singer admitted she when she was with women, she felt she needed to 'protect' them and be 'macho.' The subject was broached when she talked about being around 'overly macho energy' Reflective: She has also described the moment she opened up about her sexuality to her mother Tish when she was 14.

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I think that's a new freedom for women, especially.'She has also described the moment she opened up about her sexuality to her mother Tish when she was 14.

'I remember telling her I admire women in a different way,' she explained to Paper Magazine earlier this year.The show’s success resulted in Miley being known as a teen idol and she went on to tour with The Cheetah Girls in 2006, with the soundtrack topping the Billboard 200 chart and selling over three million copies.During this time, she had a two year relationship with Teen Wolf actor Tyler Posey and then with the singer Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers.After deciding she wanted to be an actress, Miley’s first role was in Doc and she went on to be the star of Hannah Montana, under her mother’s management.She was also signed with the director of the youth division at Cunningham Escott Slevin Doherty, Mitchell Gossett, who is often credited for discovering her.Later, after the advice of her godmother Dolly Parton, she worked with Jason Morey who handled her music career.