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“You Are the Sh**”: Miley Cyrus Had the Most Unique Way of Praising Friend Shaun White on Olympic Achievement

Published 05/31/2022, 4:15 PM EDT

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Sometimes, sports and pop culture go hand in hand. Taking the case of Shaun White, he is the god of snowboarding while acting in various movies throughout his career. Dating actress Nina Dobrev, White has many friends in Hollywood and recently appeared at the Oscars. He appeared with Tony Hawk and Kelly Slater to give tribute to James Bond.

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With his connections in the industry, he shares a great bond with singer Miley Cyrus too.


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Both of them bond really well, as Cyrus shared an interesting photo after his gold medal victory. This was one of the greatest moments in social media history.

Miley’s signature appreciation post for Shaun White

After a sensational gold medal victory at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, Cyrus showed appreciation by posting a photo with him. Sitting with a pink hoodie, White and Cyrus posted a photo on social media. Meanwhile, Cyrus is seen holding White’s famous dog Leroy in one hand while having White’s image candle in the other hand. Apart from that, she wore the gold medal of the superstar snowboarder, looking happy.

Apart from being bubbly and charismatic, Miley’s words of wisdom were on full display. It was just an epic moment, that was followed by trademark Cyrus quotes. “Chillin’ with an American legend… and I mean @leroythegoodboy. Kidding @shaunwhite, you are the sh*t! So bad*ss! Proud of you!”


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That was just so Miley, oozing energy throughout her career. As for Shaun, he just won his third Olympic gold medal. The 2018 Olympics had been doubtful for White after his nasty crash in New Zealand. He received 62 stitches on his face. But that didn’t put him down.


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Third Olympic gold medal

Now retired from the sport of snowboarding, White dominated the event for a long time. He won three Olympic gold medals in the half-pipe competition and entertained audiences with his performances. His participation in doubt, he had a sensational last run to clinch home the gold medal. Although he finished fourth in this year’s Olympics in Beijing, White is a legend of the sport.

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Now that he is retired, the world of Hollywood brings out interesting prospects. Friendships with Miley can help him to launch himself in the music or acting industry. For now, let’s just enjoy this amazing throwback photo and comment of Miley Cyrus and Shaun White.


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Throwback to the Shaun White and Nina Dobrev’s Queen’s Gambit Halloween Party

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Written by:

Jacob Gijy


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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Post Graduation in Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the power forward, the respect he deserves.
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Pritam Priyedarshi