Miley reveals why she licked the sledgehammer Wed-30-Oct-13 09:41 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyMILEY CYRUS has spoken out about her Wrecking Ball video, insisting she had no trouble getting naked on the wrecking ball, she hates crying in front of other people.She also revealed why on earth she licks a sledgehammer in the video.(She says director Terry Richardson told her to act like she was in love with it. When she started licking it, the crew shouted at her to stop, because it was covered in paint. But she kept on going because she thought it would be, quote, "dope.") You May Also Like Who are MTV's artists of the year? Miley manages to degrade Santa Check out 2013's biggest hits mashed up Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .