'I should've worn a shirt': Miley Cyrus jokes about being cold while wearing pink heart- shaped pasties on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Miley Cyrus wore heart-shaped pasties on Wednesday that flustered chat show host Jimmy Kimmel.
The 22-year-old provocative pop star immediately flashed her pink pasties as elevator doors opened onto the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage in Hollywood.
She donned the nipple covers under a short dark metallic jacket and also sported a matching sequined skirt.
Pop provocateur: Miley Cyrus wore pink heart-shaped pasties for her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live
'I'm a little cold. I should've worn a shirt,' Miley said as she took a seat next to 47-year-old Jimmy.
'I'm embarrased now,' Jimmy said after Miley raised her arms and again exposed her pasties.
'Just stare at my eyebrows,' advised the former Hannah Montana star who had her brown hair swept back.
Awards host: The pop star appeared on the chat show ahead of hosting the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday
Clearly flustered: Jimmy was flustered while trying to interview Miley
Jimmy asked what Miley's father Billy Ray Cyrus, 53, says when he sees her on television in such outfits.
'My dad doesn't know how to turn on the TV,' quipped Miley who also accessorised with dangling earrings and heart-shaped designs near her eyes.
'He'd rather have me with my t**s out and being a good person than rather have my shirt on and be a b****,' Miley added.
Provocative pop star: Miley Cyrus showed a heart-shaped nipple cover in an Instagram snap shared backstage by her mother Tish before her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Getting ready: Miley is shown having her microphone affixed in another snap shared by her mum
The pair continued an animated conversation that prompted Jimmy to say it would 'be better probably' if Miley kept her arms at her sides.
'The humans aren't afraid of the human breast. It's the nipple that's an issue,' Miley said.
She pointed out that showing 'underboob' was allowed but 'it's the nipple that's the problem'.
Candid conversation: The Wrecking Ball singer blamed the nipple for being an issue
Totally awkward: Jimmy had a hard time looking at Miley during their interview
Miley claimed to purchase the pasties on Hollywood Boulevard.
The We Can't Stop singer said she was excited to host the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
She's scheduled to present the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to Kanye West at the awards ceremony.
'I hope he doesn't push me off stage,' Miley joked.
Starting a trend: Ali Wentworth also flashed silver pasties as she appeared on the show
Bunny ears: Miley wore bunny ears on Wednesday while arriving for the taping
Colourful outfit: The Wrecking Ball singer matched her bunny ears with a colourful shirt and denim shorts
Bright eyes: Miley had a bright smile as fans greeted her outside the Hollywood studio
Thumbs up: The pop star give her signature tongue out pose for fans taking pictures
The pop star also discussed her pet pig named Pig Pig who resides in her living room.
Miley early in the show participated in a segment of I Witness News.
She wore a dark wig and grey suit as she pretended to be an Australian news reporter named Janet.
Pet pig: Justin Bieber posted an Instagram snap on Wednesday of Miley promoting his upcoming appearance on the MTV VMAs along with her pet pig named Pig Pig
Funky look: Miley had her hair swept back and added dreaded blonde extensions
Matted extensions: The singer showed her lean legs in tiny denim shorts
Janet in an Aussie accent quizzed people about their thoughts over Miley hosting the MTV Video Music Awards.
'The whole fabric of America is falling apart and she's not doing anythig to make it better,' said one man in a black hat.
Janet played along with a man who said he preferred Taylor Swift and also twerked with gals.
Man on street: Miley pretended to be an Australian reporter named Janet as she interviewed people about Miley hosting the MTV VMAs
Twerk time: Janet joined a couple of gals as they twerked
One man wearing a New England Patriots T-shirt noticed the resemblance and guessed it was Miley.
She showed him her breasts to prove her identity.
'Those are Miley Cyrus titties. I'm Janet up here, Miley downstairs,' she said.
Proving it: Janet proved her identity to a man who guessed she was Miley
Miley made a grand entrance and exit from the chat show studio in Hollywood wearing pink bunny ears.
She teamed her headgear with a colourful long-sleeved T-shirt with a bunny print, tiny denim shorts and pink trainers.
The fan favourite stopped to sign autographs and posed for pictures.
Bunny theme: Miley's long-sleeved shirt also featured a pink-eared bunny
Signing autorgaphs: Miley also stopped to sign autographs
She's popular: The provocative pop star also signed a piece of artwork
Fan favourite: The Hannah Montana star leaned against a chain-link fence for her fans
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