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Who Was Miley Cyrus’ VMA Date?

August 26th, 2014

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By know everyone knows about Miley Cyrus’ bold choice of date for the VMAs. Prior to the award show Miley posted a series of photos of her and this mystery man to her Instagram, which obviously led many people to speculate whether she had a new beau. However, it was only after Miley’s Video of the Year win did we find out who her date really was. Jesse Helt was a former homeless teen who accept Miley’s VMA in honour of the 1.6 million runaway and homeless teens in the United States.

Miley met Jesse through My Friends Place, and organization that helps homeless youth in Los Angeles. A week before the VMAs Miley visited the organization where she met Jesse and other homeless teens. A worker at the group stated that everyone had a great time with Miley.

Miley was really infatuated by Jesse and even put him up in a hotel for a week leading up to the award show. Jesse is currently heading home Salem, Oregon to be with his mother. Jesse’s mom told a reporter that he left home because he wanted to make it on his own. Jesse is currently a wanted man in Oregon. Four years ago Jesse was arrested for a drug related burglary. after pleading guilty to criminal trespass and criminal misbehavior he spent three weeks in jail and was on probation. Jesse has since broken his probation and now faces more jail time.

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Regardless of Jesse’s past Miley is still standing up for him and other homeless youth.

Miley is using all her power and influence to help bring awareness to youth homelessness. The singer posted a video on her Facebook page promoting My Friends Place and even offered a chance to win airfare and concert tickets to her Bangerz concert in Brazil for every $5 donation to the organization.

Even when she’s not twerking, she still happens to make a big statement at the VMAs. It’s crazy how much people change in a year. Miley even let Jesse keep her moonman. Saint Miley has a nice ring to it right?

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