Miley’s pole dance at the Teen Choice Awards has re-sparked the debate that young stars – with even younger fan bases – are crossing the line with sexually provocative images. Are they?
Cause: Sex and Relationships
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1/3 of high school students have been in an abusive relationship.
Yes, they're role models and need to behave accordingly.
62% (923 votes)
No, they're entitled to be individuals.
30% (440 votes)
I'm not sure.
8% (114 votes)
Total votes: 1477