Miley, SNL, Today Show, Tongue Thrusts, Sticking Out Your Tongue
Body Language Expert Patti Wood will be talking about
Miley's body language on the Today Show and on her recent SNL interview.
Baby's thrust their tongues to as they nurse and to "self comfort" or self sooth. When a babies stop thrusting their tongues when they are not nursing it is a sign that they are ready to eat solid food. Miley thrust out her tongue to show she was ready to grow up and be seen as a sexual being. As she did it with the entire tongue thrusting out of the mouth and held is very sexual and aggressive.
During the Saturday Night Live Monologue she appeared confident and sassy. She came out giving a prayer steeple and self comfort handclasp. As she said, "I don't apologize for my VMA performance." Eye flutter. That she still feels bad about it. Though she appeared at one level to be UBER confident for the entire monologue their was something that may surprise you that revealed what she was feeling underneath the hupla and performance façade. It was very very subtle. When I do a read of a performance like this I have the first level read of how they performance and then how they feel about what they are saying. What was the most interesting that when she said, I'm not going to do Hannah Montana - She did a rapid eye flutter that indicated she high anxiety she I hate that old role in my life, I am done with that child persona. Then she said, "... but I can give you an update on what she's been up to. She was murdered." and then did a eye shutter. Though her voice was coached and powerful as she said she was murdered she puckered her mouth with distaste. She didn't really like saying that. So as much as you think she was confident and having the time of her life, their was a "tell" that she was
On the today
TODAY SHOW INTERVIEW
She was a
Can't go back rather than I can't go back, Can't Change, Depersonalize it. Taking away her responsibility for what she did in at the awards. Then she speeds even faster than her baseline through the, I don't regret anything.
In the media interviewing BIZ they call that statement aTalking point. It a prewritten rehearsed statement, written by your marketing team. Notice how she She rushes into it. Letting me know it is prepared statement.
Patti Wood, MA, Certified Speaking Professional - The Body Language Expert. For more body language insights go to her website at www.PattiWood.net. Check out Patti's website for her new book "SNAP, Making the Most of First Impressions, Body Language and Charisma" at www.snapfirstimpressions.com. Also check out Patti's YouTube channel at http://youtube.com/user/bodylanguageexpert.