Singer Miley Cyrus has come in defense of Selena Gomez after Stefano Gabbana, one half of Italian designer duo Dolce & Gabbana, called her “really ugly”.’

Cyrus took a stand for her fellow songstress by commenting on a throwback photo of the two hugging.

The “Wrecking Ball” hitmaker slammed the designer for making derogatory remarks saying “she (Gomez) is fine.”

Gabbana, who has often made headlines with his scandalous statements and feuds with celebrities, stepped into another controversy by commenting on Gomez’s appearance.

The Catwalk Italia had shared a collage of five red dresses worn by Gomez on Instagram, Gabbana commented in Italian “E proprio brutta!” which roughly translates to “She’s really ugly!”

The designer also responded to a user’s comment, agreeing that the singer “looks like a Pomeranian dog”.