has slammed performers at the 2013 MTV VMAs
, branding them "pitchy strippers".
The American Idol winner took to the social-networking site to air her views after watching two performances at the star-studded ceremony.
Clarkson wrote: "Just saw a couple performances from the VMA's last night. 2 words.... #pitchystrippers."
After being told by one of her followers that her comments her "not nice", Kelly responded: "@sheybug74 haha that WAS me being nice!"
Cyrus has faced criticism for her raunchy performance at the ceremony, which saw her twerking up against Robin Thicke
in a nude PVC bikini.
Miley has since defended her stint on stage on Twitter, writing: "Smilers! My VMA performance had 306.000 tweets per minute. That's more than the blackout or Superbowl! #fact."
She also posted a number of quotes from Rolling Stone, which read: "Miley was the one star in the room who truly understood what the MTV Video Music Awards are all about!
"Miley stole the night, which is why the nation is still in recovery today. Thanks, Miley..."