4. Finally, a controversy that doesn’t involve a ill-conceived photo. By fall of 2009, Miley was back in the media, causing yet another uproar after her performance of “Party in the U.S.A.” at the Teen Choice Awards. The then 16-year-old danced around the stage in hot pants and leather boots and even spun around around a stripper-like pole on the top of an ice cream cart. By the end of the year, she was voted worst celebrity influence of 2009 in a poll conducted by AOL's JSYK.com (Just So You Know) website aimed at 9-15 year-olds.