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Miley Cyrus calls for compassion amid coronavirus pandemic

Miley Cyrus presents a creation from the Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter 2020 collection during New York Fashion Week. Picture: Reuters

Miley Cyrus presents a creation from the Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter 2020 collection during New York Fashion Week. Picture: Reuters

Published Mar 16, 2020

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Popstar Miley Cyrus has called for compassion amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 27-year-old pop star has urged the American public not to stockpile food amid the health crisis, warning that "the more we hoard the more expensive and sparse necessities will become".

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Miley wrote on Instagram: "NO ONE needs every soup in the store, the more we hoard the more expensive and sparse necessities will become, leaving many without essentially.

"This is a great time to practice restraint... it's incredibly difficult to make smart decisions while panicking. (sic)"

Miley - who has 105 million followers on Instagram - insisted there is "enough to go around if we take care of one another".

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A post shared by Miley Cyrus(@mileycyrus) on Mar 15, 2020 at 12:05pm PDT

Meanwhile, Lady Gaga recently announced she has decided to self-quarantine and "not hang out with people over 65" amid the coronavirus crisis.

The 33-year-old singer took to Instagram to reveal how she's coping with the global health crisis and to offer some supportive words to her followers.

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Gaga wrote on the photo-sharing platform: "So I talked to some doctors and scientists. It's not the easiest for everyone right now but the kindest/healthiest thing we can do is self-quarantine and not hang out with people over 65 and in large groups. I wish I could see my parents and grandmas right now but it's much safer to not so I don't get them sick in case I have it. I'm hanging at home with my dogs. I love you world, we'll all get through this. Trust me, I talked to God --she said we're gonna be ok. (sic)"

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