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October 11th, 2013
07:22 PM ET

Piers Morgan asks Marie Osmond the pressing question, “Do you Twerk?”

Coming up this evening at 9, Piers Morgan welcomes the sole female member of the legendary Osmond clan, and one half of a famous brother/sister Las Vegas performing duo, as Marie Osmond joins him in studio for a primetime, face to face interview.

Staring across the desk at a business woman, former child star, and performer with a career spanning half a century, Morgan asks his guest about the latest crop of young female entertainers, leading off with the most probing of all questions.

“Do you twerk?” he asks Osmond.

“I work,” she deadpans, likely using the two words to send a much broader message.

As a woman who entered the business at an early age, toting a strong brand of ethical, family-oriented fare, Osmond offers her assessment of the 20-year-old pop star who dropped jaws with an intensely controversial performance at the Video Music Awards:

“I don’t think she’s stupid,” says Osmond of Miley Cyrus. “I think she knew exactly what she was doing.”

Asked if her career had ever tempted her to do something “naughty,” Osmond answers clearly and proudly.

“No, I never wanted to. And I believe it’s because I had incredible parents. And mostly I had a great mother who taught me to respect myself.”

While not wanting to impose her own values on others, Osmond explains how the choices one makes ultimately define the direction of a career, citing other successful women who have opted for alternate routes than her own, such as Cher and Madonna.

Ultimately, she tells the "Piers Morgan Live" host, it’s all about individuality.

“I just know that some people love it and some people don’t find it appealing for their children," she says of Cyrus' brand. "And she gets to make those choices.”

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  1. brasstacs

    Leave it to the tasteless tabloid simpleton Morgan to ask Marie Osmond such a mindless question " Do you Twerk" What a pathetic jerk..I'll be so glad when CNN finally kicks his fat a$$ out of there.

    October 11, 2013 at 11:47 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Wilf

    Mr. Cruze makes more than ever the simple impression that he might be a bipolar man. It is not the first time in the history of mankind that such maniacal behavior holds an entire nation hostage.

    October 12, 2013 at 12:18 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Anna

      To Wilf, I think you're on the wrong blog. This is about miley and twerking. anyway, i did want to comment on your statement about Ted Cruz. I also think he might be Bipolar II. He's hypomanic as can be seen by the marathon speech he did (was it 24 hrs?), as well as his grandiosity. Because of his untreated mental illness, we are stuck in a gov't shutdown. If people only got medicated. Please doctors, give him some Lithium or Haldol so we can end this craziness!

      October 12, 2013 at 7:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Wilf

        No doctor in the house, only head nurse Obama. USA needs two public paradigm shifts, health care & guns. They seem interrelated; getting there slowly.

        October 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
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    My 27 year old son,FARHAD EBANJA AKALE[mother Iranina and father Cameroonian]was brutally and senselessly shot to death in his apaartment in PHOENIX,ARIZONA on the 5th of October,2013.We have just laid him to his eternal repose..Is he an unregistered statisic?I guess many others like his sad ending do not recieve attention or are even counted as some more gun victims.Who will now let the world know about their demaise from uncontrollable gun attacks?Oh dear Piers Morgan I would gladly tell you more in case you are in need of more information.

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