After years of denials, Miley Cyrus has finally admitted that she did, in fact, date Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers.
"We became boyfriend and girlfriend the day we met," Miley says in the September issue of Seventeen Magazine. "He was on a quest to meet me, and he was like, 'I think you're beautiful and I really like you.' And I was like, 'Oh, my gosh, I like you so much.'"
"Nick and I loved each other," she says now. "We still do, but we were in love with each other. For two years he was basically my 24/7. But it was really hard to keep it from people. We were arguing a lot, and it really wasn't fun."
After they broke up at the end of 2007, she says, "At first I bawled for a month straight. I was so sad. I just went into this weird funk. And I dyed my hair black. When we were dating, Nick wanted me to get highlights -- and so I did that, and I got myself looking great. And then, on the day we broke up, I was like, I want to make my hair black now -- I don't want to look pretty; I want to look hard-core. I was rebelling against everything Nick wanted me to be. And then I was like, I've got to be by myself for now, and just figure out who I really am ... Maybe he'll be my best friend for the rest of my life or maybe I'll end up marrying Nick Jonas!"
You know, I have to be honest, this is a fairly mature, brave and articulate expression of the termination of a long-term relationship. I remember dying my hair brown because the guy I was dating preferred brunettes, and, the minute we broke up, I ran to my hairstylist like "Blonde! BLONDE BLONDE BLONDE! RIGHT NOW!" So, although it's kind of frustrating that my behavior in my mid-20s is the same as the behavior of a 15-year-old, I still felt a sense of kinship reading this.
Nick's currently carrying on with Selena Gomez -- which is probably part of the reason Miley agreed to give this interview -- but I have a feeling this drama is not yet complete.
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