The 28-year-old singer was seen letting loose on Saturday night while hanging out with a group of friends at the outdoor dining area of The Village Pub in Palm Springs.
Video obtained by DailyMail.com, shows the pop star clinking glasses with a tall, unidentified man before the two guzzled down their drinks, as her hit song, ‘Party in the USA’ blares in the background.
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Bottoms up! Miley Cyrus was spotted knocking back shots with a mystery man on Saturday while hanging out with friends at The Village Pub in Palm Springs
The 28-year-old singer was seen drinking and letting loose just months after she shared she was sober again
Miley, who wore a white graphic tee and a black face covering, appeared cheerful and in good spirits throughout the night, and at one point was seen laughing and gyrating in her seat next to one of her male friends to a Spanish song.
She also befriended a group of guys in a nearby table, who she had been ‘eyeing up all night’, according to eyewitnesses at the bar.
In November the former Disney star admitted that she was working on abstaining from alcohol again after briefly breaking her sobriety.
She first shared in June that she had been six months sober after undergoing surgery in November 2019.
Five months later, she revealed that she had temporarily fallen off the wagon during the pandemic, but had since quit drinking again.
‘Well, I, like a lot of people, being completely honest, during the pandemic fell off…,’ she told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe in November.
Dressed in a white graphic tee and black face covering, the former Disney star appeared cheerful and in high spirits while in the company of a small group of friends
At one point Miley was seen in footage obtained by DailyMail.com gyrating in her seat as a Spanish song blared in the background
Witnesses say she pop star was accompanied by her entourage during the outing. She was seen sitting at the outdoor dining area of the bar (pictured)
‘I would never sit here and go, “I’ve been f**king sober.” I didn’t, and I fell off and I realized that I now am back on sobriety, two weeks sober, and I feel like I really accepted that time,’ she added.
But footage from the weekend appears to show that the former Hannah Montana starlet might be struggling with her sobriety again.
‘She was with her entourage,’ said a source, who shot the footage while he was out drinking with friends.
‘There were three guys at one table off to the side and she was eyeing them up all night.
‘She was flirting with them all night, and then they did shots together. They didn’t know each other beforehand,’ he added.
‘The poor kid was scared and almost trembling. He was totally star-struck and didn’t know what to do with himself.
‘As more and more people came to the bar, Miley’s team was ready to go.
‘They had a lot of security. Then they all left. The one guy who was doing shots left with Miley and her people.’
In November, Miley sat down with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe and revealed she had fallen off the wagon after marking six months of sobriety in June, but said she was two weeks sober at the time of the interview
Miley explained she didn’t want to talk publicly about breaking her sobriety but knows she feels her best when she’s not drinking
Miley released her seventh studio album Plastic Hearts in November. Her hit single, Midnight Sky, was reportedly inspired by her breakups with ex-husband Liam Hemsworth in 2019 and Australian singer Cody Simpson in 2020.
The singer/actress has not been publicly linked to a new partner since her split with Simpson, however, a recent TikTok suggests she could be dating again.
Just three days after she was spotted drinking in Palm Springs, Miley shared a video on the app using the clown face filter with the text: ‘When he wants to connect to your Bluetooth in the car and sees all your exes iPhones are still paired.’
‘FML is the new NFT,’ she wrote in the caption.
Last year Miley revealed her decision to quit drinking was initially due to her vocal cords surgery, but then decided to commit to an overall healthier lifestyle.
‘At the beginning, it was just about this vocal surgery. … But I had been thinking a lot about my mother. My mom was adopted, and I inherited some of the feelings she had, the abandonment feelings and wanting to prove that you’re wanted and valuable,’ she told Variety.
The singer/actress has not been publicly linked to a new partner since her split with Cody Simpson, however, a recent TikTok suggest she could be dating again
‘My dad’s parents divorced when he was 3, so my dad raised himself. I did a lot of family history, which has a lot of addiction and mental health challenges. So just going through that and asking, “Why am I the way that I am?” By understanding the past, we understand the present and the future much more clearly. I think therapy is great.’
In her interview with Lowe months later, she explained she didn’t want to talk publicly about breaking her sobriety but knows she feels her best when she’s not drinking.
‘To me, it was a f*** up because I’m not a moderation person, and I don’t think that everyone has to be f***ing sober,’ she explained.
‘I think everyone has to do what is best for them. I don’t have a problem with drinking. I have a problem with the decisions I make once I go past that level of … Even into, I’ve just been wanting to wake up 100 percent, 10 percent of the time.’
At the time, Miley said staying sober hadn’t been too challenging because she has great self-control.
‘I’m very disciplined,’ she said. ‘Yeah, very disciplined. That’s why it’s never easy, but it’s pretty easy for me to be sober or in and out of sobriety because it’s like the day I don’t want to f***ing do it anymore, I don’t. The day that I do, I do. You know? But when I don’t want to it just is. I’m just very disciplined.’