What’s stranger than a pig in spaaaaaace? How about a pig in your living room? That’s the lay of the land at Miley Cyrus’s house. The singer and pasty-wearing host of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards (airing Aug. 30) told Jimmy Kimmel that she’s ceded that room in her home to her newest pet, a porcine resident that she’s named Pig Pig. “I’ve taken out all the furniture pretty much, because she eats everything,” Cyrus says, adding that ankles are the pig’s favorite cuisine.
Pig Pig came into the singer’s life at one of her concerts, where the genius who invented those fake “hillbilly teeth” (Jonah White, proprietor of Billy Bob Products) presented her with a pig as a gift. “It was kind of a trade: I’ll take the pig, make me some teeth. So I had custom Miley bubba teeth.” Pig Pig subsequently came on the road with Cyrus while she continued her tour, staying in hotels and hanging out backstage at concert arenas. These days, though, the pig mainly stays at home, where it sounds like she has the run of the place. “My dogs are getting a little terrified of this pig, because it’s huge,” Cyrus notes.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. on ABC; The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards airs Sunday, Aug. 30 at 9 p.m. on MTV.