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Miley Cyrus Can't Stand Claustrophobic 'Hannah Montana'

March 19, 2010 (3:25 am) GMT
Now that she believes she's too old for kids' show, the 17-year-old Disney star admits that she feels 'claustrophobic' in all 'Hannah Montana' frills.

has to "grit her teeth" while filming her hit teen TV show "" - she feels "claustrophobic" because she has "grown out of" her role on the show. The singer/actress shot to international stardom playing the schoolgirl-turned-secret pop star, landing the part when she was just 12-years-old.

Cyrus has now established herself as a pop star away from the Disney show, and is set to hit the big screen in "" - her first lead film role since 2009's "". And the 17-year-old admits she can't stand going back to the teen TV series - because she is now too old to be starring in a kids' show.

She tells Parade magazine, "As I've grown into it, I've grown out of it. When I was 12, I thought, 'I want to be famous all the time! I want everybody to recognize me!' " Cyrus especially hates the "sparkly" costumes she has to wear on the series, adding "(I have) to grit my teeth. I can't breathe looking like that anymore."

"A friend came by the set one day and said, 'You don't look very happy'. I said, 'I'm feeling claustrophobic in all these frills. I hate being thought of as a product. I am not a doll, and people want to treat me that way. I'm older now. I have an opinion. I have my own taste."

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