News

Miley Cyrus, Dennis Rodman among ‘least influential’ celebs

Miley Cyrus, Dennis Rodman among ‘least influential’ celebs

LEAST INFLUENTIAL: Dennis Rodman isn't a fan favorite, according to GQ. Photo: Associated Press

Miley Cyrus and former basketball star Dennis Rodman have been named two of the Least Influential Celebrities of 2013 by GQ magazine.

Editors at the U.S publication have compiled a list of the 25 stars who they believe are uninspiring to the general public, noting that this year “has been a bad year for impotent megalomaniacs.”

WATCH: Dennis Rodman ‘leaves the U.S.’ in Footlocker’s new ad

In the shameful number one spot on the list is the ex-basketball player, who has garnered attention for his controversial friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Editors call Rodman a “Q-list celebrity willing to commit borderline treason just to hang out with a dictator who himself aspires to be a Q-list celebrity.”

PHOTOS: Miley Cryrus through the years

Embattled U.S. chef Paula Deen comes in at number two following her racial slur controversy this summer, and American politician Anthony Weiner rounds out the top three thanks to his ‘sexting’ scandal.

Meanwhile, pop star Cyrus, who turned 21 years old on Saturday, ranks sixth on the list for her provocative and racy performances over the past few months.

The magazine states, “Miley spent the entire year foam-finger-blasting herself, licking sledgehammers, and basically trying every inane strategy she could think of to rile up America’s few remaining pearl clutchers. What’s sad is that it totally worked.”

Also making the list are Will Smith and his family, Justin Bieber, Ryan Reynolds and U.S. President Barack Obama at number 17.

Recent Headlines

in Local

New York Jets set to land in Cortland Wednesday

Fresh
jets1

The New York Jets are set to arrive in Cortland Wednesday afternoon for their 2014 training camp.

in Local

Ithaca businesses on high alert after series of break-ins

Updated
crime2

The Piggery, Quilter's Corner and Ithaca Dispatch are just some of the latest victims in a string of break-ins in recent weeks.

in Local

NYSEG recycles 30k refrigerators

Local_News41-620x400

NYSEG marked 30,000 recycled refrigerators Tuesday since the start of their recycle program in 2011.

in Sports

‘Johnny Football’ has a month to win Browns QB job

manziel

Johnny Manziel has found instant popularity since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns, but will have to wait until to find out if he has the starting quarterback job.

in Local

Following contamination claims, INHS vows clean-up at Stone Quarry site

Updated
Local_News41-620x400

There is a plan to clean up contamination at a planned affordable housing project on Spencer Road in Ithaca.