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Billie Lourd Pays Tribute to Late Mother Carrie Fisher on Sixth Anniversary of her Death

  Billie Lourd wrote a tribute post to her late mother Carrie Fisher six years after Carrie’s death. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the Ticket to Paradise star acknowledged the six-year anniversary of her mother Carrie Fisher’s death. Captioning a photo of herself and her late mother together, Billie wrote, “It has been 6 years since my Momby died (feels like 2 but also like 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she’s died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the most joyful of my life.” Billie and her husband Austen Rydell welcomed their second child, Jackson, on 12 December. They also share two-year-old Kingston. “My mom is not here to meet either of them and isn’t here to experience any of the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest,” the actress shared in her post. “For anyone out there experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone.” She advised anyone experiencing both “magical” and

Miley Cyrus Hits Back At Criticism Of Low Singing Voice

 

Miley Cyrus has responded to critics of her low singing voice.


Speaking to Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich for Interview Magazine, the 28 year old shared that her rendition of the band's song ‘Nothing Else Matters’ for the tribute album The Metallica Blacklist made her feel free.


"This song means something to me on the deepest level," the singer shared, noting that recording the cover from home emboldened her to experiment with her voice after years of professionals likening her tone to "sounding like a man".


"I even went down to some of those octaves, because singing those super-low lead vocals is so satisfying," Miley recalled. "My whole life, whether in vocal training or just continuing to hone my craft, it's always been about, 'Why do you sound like a man? Where's your f**king falsetto, b**ch? Why can't you sing the high octave of Party in the USA anymore?'"


The former Disney Channel star explained that the low register helped her achieve an "authentic" and "genuine" sound.


"My voice is how I represent myself," she continued. "It's how I express myself. I've worked with so many people who tell me, 'We're going to have to bring in a singer to hit those high parts.' You know, 'falsetto' is this Latin term for when a boy goes through puberty, but they still want him to sing in the choir. It means 'false.'"


However, Miley insisted no matter what register she's singing in, it's about what she feels in the moment.


"I say what I mean in the moment, even if that changes tomorrow. I was honoured by the fact that I didn't have to sing this song in the way that females are 'supposed' to sing. You can hear that at the end of the song, when I take the gloves off and just start flying. That part of the song really grabs people," the Wrecking Ball hitmaker added.

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