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Reactions to Miley Cyrus's nude pre-VMAs selfie are really surprising (PHOTO)

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Is anyone really all that shocked that Miley Cyrus posted this before the VMAs tonight?

Miley Cyrus started her big VMA day exactly the way we would expect her to: by posting a naked selfie and complaining about having to get up early.

On Sunday morning, Cyrus took to social media to air her grievances about having to be up at an ungodly hour to prepare to host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.

She captioned the snap, "When yiew da host so you gotta get to the vmas early AF!!!!!"

When yiew da host so you gotta get to the vmas early AF!!!!!

A photo posted by Miley Cyrus (@mileycyrus) on

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And while most fans would think nothing of this bare-all selfie — we are all basically immune to shocking behavior from the 22-year-old artist — people have been having reactions that surprise us more than the photo itself.

One commenter said, "Very sad Miley has potential but she has to go the thirst bucket route."

This is hardly new or different behavior for the "Wrecking Ball" singer, so I don't really she how she is acting "thirsty."

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Many commenters posted about how ashamed her father must feel or how she is letting her family down. One said, "If I were her Dad, I’d be ashamed to mentioned her appearance tonight.. The music world has change from talent to exhibitionism and Cyrus is a sad example."

I do believe, if we looked through history, we would see exhibitionist activity clearly on display throughout a lot of it. And Cyrus's family posted several throwback photos of the former child star with captions saying things like, "It's almost party time!"

So it is safe to say that Miley's family is very proud of her.

If this were the first time we were seeing wild and crazy Miley after her Hannah Montana days, it would be different. But everyone expects this from her, so what are people getting all bent out of shape about?

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What do you think about Miley's pre-show post?

Is anyone really all that shocked that Miley Cyrus posted this before the VMAs tonight?

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