Miley Cyrus grieves loss of beloved dog with enormous statue
I wanna go home. But I don't wanna go home to a home with no Floyd 5 am. Can't sleep. Playing Barclays tomorrow. guide me rainbow Floyd
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) April 5, 2014
While we've likely all had to suffer through the loss of a pet, Cyrus took her grieving to a theatrical level, commissioning the creation of a gigantic inflatable replica of Floyd (in only two days!) for a concert in Boston on April 3. She also rolled out the inflatable pup for her performance at Barclays on Saturday.
"That was the hardest song of the night to do," she told the New York audience after singing "Can't Be Tamed." "As y'all know, because I lost my Floydie this week. Sometimes I just can't stop from breaking down crying."
— Miley's Spicy News (@CyrusCrowd) April 3, 2014
Unfortunately, such public grief can come with scorn from those who can't relate. Take Radhika Sanghani, a journalist for the UK Telegraph, who wrote an article expressing her wonderment that people actually care about the death of animals.
"Every time one of my Facebook friends posts about how devastated they are that their beloved [insert animal here] has died, I squirm uncomfortably. When they keep on going, and give endless updates about the funeral, I press that little cross by their name and hide them from my newsfeed.
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