Miley Cyrus has been getting abuse from fans of Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift.

The star, who was recently named the hottest woman in the world by Maxim magazine (somewhat inexplicably), tweeted a message to her fans on Sunday, urging them not to retaliate and hit back at her haters.

"Everyday someone with a Swift or Gomez in there (sic) name wishes terrible things upon me (death is popular)," she says. "Please Smilers don't ever think somehow you are supporting me by being hateful towards other artist (sic).

"My fans make me proud by supporting my music & everything I do," she added. "I'm sure these haters would make their idols much happier tweeting bout their music rather than wishing death upon their peers like psychos. We are all friends. Why can't you all be?"