Miley Cyrus has worked really hard to cleanse herself from the Disney image.
It hasn't been easy, either. People are pretty lazy when it comes to changing their impressions of people.
But inch by inch, Miley is forging her own path as a young woman who loves tattoos, John Lennon, and grunge.
Someone she especially admires is Joan Jett. She even used her I Love Rock And Roll to audition for her double-edged career-maker Hannah Montanna.
The edgy rocker has paved the way for rockin' females who just don't care.
And recently, Miley was lucky enough to sit down and talk to one of her idols. The two shared their experiences and thoughts on one another.
Click the jump to read the conversation.