Miley Cyrus Inducts Joan Jett Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Christina Lee | April 19, 2015 8:25 am
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Miley Cyrus inducted Joan Jett into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (April 18) at Cleveland’s Public Hall. While some had protested the idea of a pop star doing the honors, Cyrus presented proof in her induction speech that she was the right choice.

“I’m going to start off this induction with the first time I wanted to have sex with Joan Jett,” Cyrus said, as Rolling Stone reports. In 2011, she and Jett were set to duet for several songs on Oprah Live! During the episode’s taping, the Bad Reputation icon invited Cyrus up to her hotel room to share some pot and regale her with stories from her already-lengthy career.

“I was getting to have this moment with someone that, to me, is Superwoman,” Cyrus said.

As fan footage shows, Cyrus also joined Jett, Tommy James and Dave Grohl to perform “Crimson and Clover” during the ceremony. While James recorded the original in 1968, Jett brought it to the Top Ten in 1982 with her own rendition — her second biggest hit, following “I Love Rock and Roll.”

The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony airs May 30 on HBO. Watch the “Crimson and Clover” rehearsal below, then read Miley Cyrus’s induction speech in its entirety at Rolling Stone.


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