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Miley Cyrus Shades Joe Jonas! Mocks Insinuation She & Demi Lovato Pressured Him Into Smoking Weed!

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The Twerk Queen has finally responded!!

But don't hold your breath, Joe Jonas — this kinda-sorta doesn't make you sound good!

Way back when Joe revealed in his tell-all that Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato tempted him into trying marijuana, we were wondering when the Wrecking Ball singer was going to respond to his accusations!

The time as come — ironically, in the New York Times — and Miles held no bars back for this one! She said thoughtfully:

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X Factor's Rachel Crow Releasing EP & Going On Tour!!!

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Today is a GREAT day!

Why U ask? Because we’re ECSTATIC to hear that one of our favorite teens, Rachel Crow is set to finally release a self-titled EP on June 26!!!

This SUPERSTAR in the making won’t be cryin’ no more!!!

We hear the new EP will feature powerful songs such as Mean Girls which is about being true to one’s self and overcoming peer pressure!

Best of all? Our former X Factor cutie is working with heavy hitting producers that have collaborated with Beyonce AND Fergie! Not too shabby!!!

Oh, and if you think she’s finally getting the recognition she deserves, wait till you hear that she’s gearing up to hit the road with non other than…BIG TIME RUSH on their Big Time Summer Tour starting July 5!!!

Here’s the full track listing for her upcoming EP:

1. Mean Girls
2. Rock With You ft. Mann
3. Lemonade
4. My Kind of Wonderful
5. What A Song Can Do

We’re SO proud of Rachel!!! She's proof that no matter how hard the road may get, dreams really do come true!!!!

[Image via Rachel Crow.]

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Former Miss America Opens Up About Anorexia Struggles

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Miss America eating disorder story

Ugh! Such a sad story, but thankfully it has a happy ending.

2009's Miss America winner Kirsten Haglund is a true inspiration to anyone who has ever suffered from an eating disorder because she not only beat one as a teenager, but went on to use her pageant success as a means of helping others struggling with same issues.

Her descent into anorexia began at just 12-years-old after falling victim to

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14-Year-Old Dies After Inhaling Helium At Party

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Such an unnecessary tragedy.

14-year-old Ashley Long of Oregon died after being pressured to inhale helium at a party.

Ashley attended the party with her best friend, where a boy held up the helium tank to Ashley's mouth and insisted that she inhale.

She then passed out and was taken to a hospital where she later died.

It doesn't seem like her BFF was much help in standing up for her either. Watch the video above to see what we mean. It was only until AFTER she passed out that her friend swooped in to help.

So, so, so sad. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ashley's family.

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Nebraska Woman Loses Half Her Body Weight, Drops Over 280LBS!!!

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Natalie Strawn
has overcome a lot in her weight loss battle.

Now, she's half her former self. Literally!

The Omaha, NE native shed over 280 pounds in three years. At her heaviest, she weighed 562 pounds.

Fellow high schoolers teased her so much she switched to homeschooling.

Strawn couldn't learn to drive and had difficulty walking at her former weight.

Now, she and her mother on the road to a healthy lifestyle!

Check out the videos above to see Natalie's amazing journey.

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Avoiding The 'Freshman 15' At College

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We've all heard of the dreaded "Freshman 15", but college newcomers can take a sigh of relief because studies suggest it's usually closer to a freshman 7.

However, that doesn't mean you won't gain more than 7 pounds if you're not careful.

It's hard to pinpoint just one cause of the unfavorable phenomena, but a decrease in physical activity, a boost in alcohol consumption, and a change in eating habits from healthy foods to those high in sugar and fat probably have something to do with it.

With college just beginning, we're sure there are plenty of freshman already dreading what the scale will read by the end of the semester and we're sure there are just as many thinking "that will never happen to me!"

Bad news is, it can and probably will, but the good news is you can take easy steps prevent it! Continue reading below for tips on avoiding the Freshman 15!

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Not Just A Gay Issue! Another Bullied Teen Commits Suicide

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All the more reason that this needs EVERYONE'S attention. This is not just a gay issue.

A Pennsylvania teenager killed herself Saturday night, and now her parents are speaking about about the tragedy, and claim that bullying is to blame for her death.

Tiffani Maxwell was apparently bullied so badly that fellow students falsely told teachers that they saw her do drugs, which resulted in her expulsion from school last week!

Mother Sandy reveals that in the wake of this awful loss, she and husband Shane are starting an on-line campaign to raise awareness about peer pressure and bullying, which 77% of students in the country have admitted to have been victim.

Sandy explains:

"She got text messages, saying 'Tiffani you're in rehab.' 'You're on drugs.' Even if it saves one kid … just remember there are family members behind you and that tomorrow will be better."

And Shane concludes:

“Just don’t bully people. What’s the sense of it. Put yourself in their shoes.”

Such true, and undervalued, words.

NOBODY should feel as though they have no one supporting them, and it's our job to ensure that the country's youth understand that no matter how alone, or how ganged up on, that they feel, there are people who understand and want to listen.

No more unnecessary deaths! It's time to end BULLYING once and for all!

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