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According to TMZ, the pop star’s San Fernando Valley storage unit was raided and thieves made off with her expensive guitar collection valued at more then $10,000. The robbery likely took place sometime in October, but Cyrus apparently believed that the instruments were being borrowed by family members and didn’t report the crime until this week.
The news comes just one day after Cyrus spoke out about moving on and staying positive after the destruction of her home.
“Honestly, I’m in a really good kind of healing place right now,” the singer, 26, said during an On Air with Ryan Seacrest interview on Tuesday, adding that she “definitely learned a lot.”
Cyrus — who just released “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart,” a new collaboration with Mark Ronson — revealed on Nov. 12 that the Malibu home she shared with fiancé Liam Hemsworth was lost in the blaze that swept across Southern California.
In the weeks since, the Disney alum has found solace in wisdom shared by her father, Billy Ray Cyrus.
“My dad has always told me, ‘Life is a series of adjustments.’ And sometimes we never understand what our parents are telling us until we start to experience life more because they learn those things as they go,” she said in the interview. “So I’m starting to really understand what that means now. I think experiencing something as life-changing and devastating as a natural disaster, it’s a really deep character challenge, I think, to see the way you react to loss.”
After losing her home, Cyrus said she decided to move forward with a positive attitude.
“For me, I had a choice of post-traumatic stress or post-traumatic growth,” she said. “You feel like you don’t have control, especially when something happens that’s a natural disaster because there is no beating nature; it is really what it is. To be able to go into yourself and to find that growth and say, ‘What am I gonna do about this?’ and being able to be an active member of my community — not as a celebrity figure but just as a neighbor — has just been really a big growing experience.”
After the fire, Cyrus and Hemsworth returned to the remains of their home, where they found little aside from the letters “L-O-V-E” that had decorated their front door.
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It’s been a heartbreaking few days. This is what’s left of my house. Love. Many people in Malibu and surrounding areas in California have lost their homes also and my heart goes out to everyone who was affected by these fires. I spent the day in Malibu yesterday and it was amazing to see the community pulling together to help each other out in any way they can. Malibu is a strong community and this event is only going to make it stronger. Thankful for the all the great local guys that helped keep smaller fires out around my property. I love u guys. I love you Malibu. Thank you to all the hero firefighters around California. It’s going to be a journey to rebuild. Stay strong all. To help/donate visit @malibufoundation and @happyhippiefdn
“That’s literally and physically all that’s left, so I felt that that was really poetic. You can always rebuild a physical structure, but that love that can’t be destroyed is always there and always stays strong,” Cyrus told Seacrest. “That’s been something that gave me a lot of light at a dark time.”