Once upon a time, long before the non-stop twerk fests, long unfurled tongue, armpit hair, marijuana smoking, and bisexual publicity stunts, there was a little girl with dreams as big as the midnight sky.
Miley Cyrus has been a household name since she entered into the Hollywood scene in 2006 as a young and innocent childhood star.
While those days are a thing of the past, it’s nice to reminisce on what once was.
Cyrus’ audition tape for Hannah Montana surfaced this week, found below, and is quite shocking, all things considered.
The five-minute clip features the then 12-year-old little girl reciting lines for the Disney show and even singing alongside her father, Billy Ray Cyrus.
Hannah Montana aired its finale episode in 2011, but Cyrus has gone on to find success in the mainstream music industry, as one of the most controversial pop stars of today.
Then and now:
Watch: Miley Cyrus Audtion for Hannah Montana, compliments of E!