Miley Cyrus appeared to open up about her failed marriage to actor Liam Hemsworth in her new song — titled “Flowers” — in which she references the brief union that lasted less than nine months.
The lyrics center around someone who thought the person they were with was right for them but who now realizes they are stronger without them. It is set to the melody of Bruno Mars’ ballad “When I Was Your Man.”
“We were good / We were gold / Kind of dream that can’t be sold,” Cyrus sings in one of the lyrics. “We were right / ‘Til we weren’t / Built a home and watched it burn.”
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The later part of the line was an obvious reference not only to the ending of their marriage burning down but the actual destruction of their Malibu home in the 2018 Woolsey wildfire that destroyed their California home, Page Six noted.
“I didn’t want to leave you / I didn’t wanna lie / Started to cry but then remembered / I can buy myself flowers,” Cyrus added in another lyric. “Write my name in the sand / Talk to myself for hours / Say things you don’t understand.”
“I can take myself dancing / And I can hold my own hand,” she added in the song. “Yeah, I can love me better than you can.”
In another part of the song, the “Hannah Montana” star sings about how she has “no remorse” and “no regret” and forgets “every word” her ex-husband ever said.
Miley and Hemsworth were together off-and-on for ten years after first meeting on the set of their film in 2009 “The Last Song,” the outlet noted.
They got engageed in 2012 and finally decided to tie the knot in an intimate ceremony with only a small group of close friends and family members in December 2018. Less than nine months later, reports surfaced that the two were separating, Page Six noted. A short time later, Hemsworth filed for divorce. The pair officially became divorced in January 2020, as previously reported.