Miley Cyrus deliberately made a huge, somewhat disturbing stir at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards with her awkward twerking and foam finger self-groping with Robin Thicke -- but she promises that at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards there won't be any teddy bears or foam fingers involved ... and probably a lot less backlash!

"I've had this vision for a while; I've wanted to somehow involve something around aliens — because I really love aliens," Cyrus told MTV News. "Obviously, I really loved teddy bears so I built a whole show around teddy bears. And I also like aliens, so I built the show around aliens. And when I knew that RedFoo was going to be there, I just felt he was the perfect person to get involved in what I'm all about, which is just having fun on the show, and not doing anything too serious."

As for what the world will think of this intergalactic performance, Cyrus giggled, "God, I don't know. If I only knew! But I can't think of any kind of prop that I would use in disrespect and offend. So I think I'm good about that," she assured. "No Foam Finger Association is going to call me. I made custom [alien costumes for her performance], I made my own. No one owns aliens."

And of course, Cyrus had to gush about Amsterdam, where the awards are taking place ... and where it's legal for her to toke up. "Amsterdam is such an amazing place to be in, and I'm obviously so happy to be here, and so excited to be at the EMAs," she said. "The last time I was here I was doing 'Who Owns My Heart?' So now to be here, and be on my record, and my record's doing so well ... it's amazing," she said. "I didn't know how it was going to be once I was in somewhere that I'm not from, and how people were going to relate to the record, and it's been amazing."

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