Yes, Miley Cyrus’ VMAs performance was problematic, but the body-snarking and slut-shaming is, too

I won’t lie: I thought her performance was over-the-top, unoriginal and icky (Madonna rang, she wants her shock value back). There are valid criticisms to be made, for sure, especially about the racial overtones — Vulture calls Cyrus out for essentially leading a “minstrel show,” noting the offensiveness of Cyrus’ recent “annexing [of] working-class black…