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Christmas song madness: Miley Cyrus sings feminist version of 'Santa Baby'

Tells Santa she can buy her own stuff

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Miley Cyrus sang a so-called feminist version of the Christmas classic "Santa Baby" on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon."

Cyrus, 26, began a skit with Fallon by telling him she wanted to change a few lyrics in the song, which debuted in 1953.

"Has anyone actually ever listened to them?" Cyrus asked Fallon during Thursday's show.

"…am I singing that I'm going to hook up with Santa if he buys me all this stuff?" she continued. Cyrus was referring to the lyrics that ask the mythical figure for a yacht and a car, among other things.

Fallon told her the song is a classic and people love the original lyrics. Then he tells Cyrus to do whatever she wants because he trusts her.

The song begins with Fallon appearing behind Cyrus and holding a sparkly necklace in a gift box as she sings that she doesn't need any fancy jewelry.

What did she change?

"Don't want diamonds, cash or stocks," Cyrus sang. "Nothing that comes in a box. No more fluff, I've had enough."

"And I can buy my own d***n stuff," she sang, drawing cheers from the audience.

Next, Fallon and producer Mark Ronson sneak up behind Cyrus as they each dangle a set of car keys. But Cyrus sings that she already bought "baller car of my own," with no help from Elf on a Shelf.

Cyrus also sang that she hopes her "a** won't get grabbed at work by some ignorant jerk."

"So put away your chimney tonight," she concluded.

Anything else?

Earlier this month, radio stations faced backlash for playing the long-standing Christmas classic, "Baby It's Cold Outside."

Some stations banned the song after critics claimed it is disrespectful in today's #MeToo era.

The 1940's-era song features lyrics that describe a woman trying to exit a date as a man tells her to not leave because it's cold outside. Although some claim the song promotes date rape, others say it is merely playful and funny, not threatening.

One last thing…
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