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Miley Cyrus Vows To Continue Tackling Homelessness Problem After MTV VMAs Date (VIDEO)

27/08/2014 12:05 BST | Updated 27/08/2014 12:59 BST

Miley Cyrus has revealed that taking homeless man Jesse to the MTV VMAs as her date is just the beginning of her efforts to raise awareness for homelessness.

The ‘Bangerz’ creator shocked everyone at this year’s event, for all the right reasons, when she sent Jesse on-stage to collect her Video Of The Year award.

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Miley and Jesse at the VMAs

However, since then, Jesse has been on the receiving end of a lot of negative press, after it emerged that there is a warrant out for his arrest in his home state of Oregon.

Miley has now taken to Twitter to share her views on the matter, choosing to stand by Jesse.

When he accepted her award, Jesse told the star-studded VMAs audience: “Thank y'all, my name is Jesse and I am accepting this award on behalf of the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the US who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now.

"I know this because I am one of these people."

As he made his speech, Miley sat on the edge of the stage and began to cry.

Since the ceremony, Miley has been urging her fans to donate cash to an LA-based homeless charity My Friend’s Place.

Elsewhere at the VMAs, there were plenty of shocking moments, including an awkward wardrobe malfunction for Nicki Minaj.

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