It's been three years since Miley Cyrus killed Hannah Montana. She became an all-you-can-eat buffet for the press, gyrating on Robin Thicke at the 2013 MTV VMAs, smoking weed on stage in Amsterdam and flashing more and more flesh. In recent months though, she's unveiled a more tender side to her. One that doesn't thrive in the glare of media attention.

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus doesn't want to do red carpet events anymore

These days, Miley Cyrus is being less and less controversial, merely focusing on her music, her philanthropy and her relationship. Since Miley disappeared from the spotlight, she's reunited with her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth, released an album based on her dead pets ('Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz') and launched the Happy Hippie Foundation. Fame has become less of a crutch for this transformed popstar, and more of an unfortunate (and often unwelcome) tag - so much so that we won't ever see her on a red carpet again, so she says.

'I had to do the [A Very Murray Christmas] premiere, and I will never do a red carpet again. Why, when people are starving, am I on a carpet that's red?' She told Elle Magazine in a new interview. 'Because I'm 'important'? Because I'm 'famous'? That's not how I roll. It's like a skit-it's like Zoolander.'

In fact, Miley is so concerned about the effects of fame that she's even worried about her fellow stars; Britney Spears, for example. 'She's a little distant in her world. I just want Britney to be happy', she said. 'Every time she puts out new music, I'm like, 'Is that what she wants to be doing? Or does she just want to chill?''

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Miley is about to star in Woody Allen's new 6-part comedy series 'Crisis in Six Scenes'. Given the format of the project, it's unlikely to get a red carpet event which means Miley will be able to keep her word. 'I'm playing this '60s revolutionary', Miley explains. 'Woody plays someone who grew up in the suburbs of New York. He's got an ice cream machine, and I'm like, people are starving and you're sitting here making ice cream?!'

Apparently, poverty and famine in the world is something Miley thinks about a lot. 'For a long time, I couldn't sleep because I just felt so guilty', she revealed, contemplating the way she lived her life. 'I was covered in rashes because I was so stressed. Even today, I dropped my water on my hike and felt like such an a**hole. There are children being sold into sex slavery; how can I go on a hike right now? So now I try to do as much as I can through Happy Hippie.

The Happy Hippie Foundation was formed by Miley in a bid to aid vulnerable communities such as the homeless, the disadvantaged, the depressed and the LGBTQ youth. She's been a particularly vocal supporter of LGBTQ rights, in fact, revealing to the world that she herself identifies as pansexual and gender fluid. 

Miley has hit headlines again because of her upcoming stint on season 11 of 'The Voice', where she will act as a coach alongside Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine.