Miley Cyrus Explains How Losing Her Home Brought Her Closer To Liam Hemsworth

Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus - The Last Song

It was a long road for Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth before the celebrity couple finally said "I do" to each other at the tail-end of 2018. The musician and the actor were on-and-off in their relationship, then on-and-off again, throughout the past ten years. It wasn't always clear if The Last Song co-stars were finally going to tie the knot after such a prolonged, broken-then-reconnected engagement. But they've finally buckled down and married each other, and Cyrus believes it was ultimately a great tragedy in her life that brought her closer to her new husband. Specifically, Miley Cyrus claims that losing her house in a wildfire made her more intimate with Liam Hemsworth:

To lose ‘everything’ at that time -- materially, because no lives of people I know and love were lost -- Liam and I have also found a new bond underneath all that rubble. Going through a natural disaster, the grief you experience is really unlike any other loss. No more, just different. In our position it feels or looks like everything is replaceable and you can start again, but you can’t buy spirit. Our place wasn’t filled with expensive, meaningless shit, but art -- a lot of which I made on my own, and by others, including personal letters and drawings from Heath Ledger, John Kricfalusi, Joan Jett, Murakami, David LaChapelle, Ryan McGinley, and so many others whom I respect.

Miley Cyrus expressed these feelings of comfort and despair during her recent cover story with Vanity Fair. As she explains in the interview, Cyrus is at a pivotal point of self-reflection and self-discovery at the moment. The musician/actress is constantly trying to find her sound and what she wants to achieve in this world. The "Nothing Breaks Like A Heart" singer lost a great deal in the wildfire that caused several California residents to lose their homes -- and a few others to lose their lives. But she also found a rekindled romance with her fiancé and that allowed the couple to truly appreciate each other's company and finally get hitched.

The spark between Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth has flickered throughout the past few years, and it has also died out a few times, but it came into bloom through tragic circumstances during the final months of 2018. Cyrus is thankful that she didn't lose her life, or lose any of the people she loves in this life, and she's hoping to rebuild her life as best she can with her new house and her new marriage to Liam Hemsworth. It will take some time to heal. But thankfully, she has found some good company to lift her spirits out of the rubble as she restructures her life.

Though it hasn't always been on stable ground, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's relationship is now sturdier than ever. It's a shame, though, that their romance had to be given a second life through such devastating and deeply traumatic means.

Will Ashton

Will is an entertainment writer based in Pittsburgh, PA. His writing can also be found in The Playlist, Cut Print Film, We Got This Covered, The Young Folks, Slate and other outlets. He also co-hosts the weekly film/TV podcast Cinemaholics with Jon Negroni and he likes to think he's a professional Garfield enthusiast.