The couple couldn’t be together on his special day because Simpson is out of town in Milan, but Cyrus made sure to celebrate with two separate birthday messages. “Happy birthday to my best friend in the entire world @codysimpson,” she wrote wrote on January 10, ahead of his 23rd birthday. “I love you and our pirate life! ” she captioned an intimate picture of Simpson’s face peeking out from between her legs.
On Tuesday, October 8, Cyrus posted a selfie to Instagram from a hospital bed (she’s being treated for tonsillitis) in which she explicitly calls Simpson her boyfriend. “BF coming to visit me at the hospy,” she wrote, before sharing several pics and videos of Simpson cuddling with her and playing the guitar.
In an apparent (and subtle) response to breakup rumors, on November 20, Simpson posted a photo (per Yahoo! ) of his phone’s wallpaper on Instagram Stories that showed an adorable childhood image of a young Cyrus.
On Wednesday, October 9, the newlywed singer left a comment on a shirtless picture Simpson posted of himself and joked, “Ur body is a wonderland. ” Later, Bieber followed up with “Double date? ”—an indication that we could see Simpson, Cyrus, and the Biebers out and about one day.
Cyrus addressed the rumors on her Instagram Story and wrote about the gendered way in which women have to respond to speculation about who they’re dating. “I am grown now and make choices as an adult knowing the truth/details/reality,” she wrote. “People only ‘know’ what they see on the internet. ” She added, “Men (especially successful ones) are RARELY slut-shamed.
Simpson then shared a black-and-white photo that shows him giving Cyrus a kiss on the cheek and wrote, “Pre swim breakfast courtesy of baby.
January 11, 2020: Cyrus showed Simpson love on his 23rd birthday with a tribute on her Instagram Story.
People surfaced an old video in which Simpson says Cyrus was “his childhood celebrity crush” and confessed that he “knew all the words to her songs, I’m not gonna lie—I’m not ashamed about it at all.
Miley Cyrus just shaved Cody Simpson's entire head. That's trust! https://t.co/8w8jDbMNTw— Glamour (@glamourmag) April 3, 2020