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Miley Cyrus' Parents File For Divorce

Miley Cyrus' Parents File For Divorce

Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus have split.

The couple, married for 17 years, told People, “As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for our family. We are trying to work through some personal matters. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers.”

Billy Ray and Tish have five children, including pop sensation Miley Cyrus.

The couple cited irreconcilable differences in divorce papers filed on Wednesday (October 27) in Tennessee.

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104 Responses to “Miley Cyrus' Parents File For Divorce”

  1. 1
    K Says:

    Damn so many splits!

  2. 2
    L Says:

    He’s probably divorcing her to make room for Miley

  3. 3
    ck Says:

    She broke his heart. His Achy Breaky Heart

  4. 4
    [I n F a m o u s l y C o o L] Says:

    …another one bites the dust! ahahahahahahaha …i’m looking forward to see who’s next.

  5. 5
    Jewel Says:

    It really was a matter of time… Didn’t come as a shocker to me, obviously :/

  6. 6
    Sophie Says:

    Aww, I feel bad for the children. It’s always very sad when parents divorce.
    People, please try to stay nice. I’m not a Cyrus fan either but now is not the time to attack this family.

  7. 7
    MOO Says:

    Wow i’m a bit shocked! :O I thought these two were very strong…
    Though we don’t see them together that often..as you would agree with me…

    and they have 3 children together by the way. Tish had 2 kids (Brandi and Trace) from a previous mariage

  8. 8
    truth Says:

    I blame theyre herpes infected sl utt hoe Miley for their break up. Stupid b itch ruins everything.

  9. 9
    truth Says:

    omg i bet miley was sleeping with her father and caused the break up!!!

  10. 10
    faith Says:

    i always thought there was something odd about this couple. billy ray seems so down to earth and wise, and his wife seems the polar opposite. pushy stage mom, former rock star groupie with 2 kids before she met billy ray. then she got knocked up, and while billy ray had another woman knocked up…and he chose to stay with this broad. i hear she’s controlling and gets what she wants…but not in a good way. why am i calling her a broad? because she is miley’s manager and she is behind everything miley does. she is producing her movies, her show, her career choices, her music, etc. notice how when hannah montanna had just started miley and her dad were very close? as she grew up and started to become more reckless in her personal choices and ‘sexy’, she hasn’t been as solid with her father. its because her mother has been influencing her. something tells me her mother is not a very good rolemodel. she looks like she’s had some plastic surgery, is obsessed with her youth, and is living vicariously through her daughter. i’m not sure if miley knew this was coming, but the reason they lasted this long in a marriage is because they were hardly together. with tish and miley always on tour or on location together, and billy ray persuing his career.

    divorce is always difficult on children, even on the older ones. but i feel bad for the 10 year old and miley. for some reason people think 18 is automatically an adult, but thats far from true. you’re still developing and finding out who you are as a person. since she hasn’t been making the best choices lately…i hope this doesn’t further the trend. i hope she remains on good terms with both of her parents and maybe finds more maturity and strength from it. :).

  11. 11
    MOO Says:

    @faith:

    Very true

  12. 12
    Kirsten Says:

    I am not a big fan of Tish but I feel for the kids. They were together for a long time.

  13. 13
    emily Says:

    it’s the season of the splits!

  14. 14
    Krista Says:

    i am sooooooo suprised! my jaw dropped when i saw this. but i wish them the best.

  15. 15
    Lisa Says:

    Miley’s recent antics: cause or effect?

  16. 16
    Brooklyn Says:

    So sad.

  17. 17
    Rockstar Says:

    To all the commenters who think incest is what caused this divorce: Are you serious? Look, I think Miley Cyrus is completely obnoxious and I wish she would step out of the spotlight and get an education, but to insinuate that she is having sex with her father is heinous. If you think this teenage girl has dressed inappropriately in the past because she is sleeping with her father, please go take a walk through any high school during school hours, or go to the movie theater on a Friday night, or look on facebook – I think you’ll see it is not uncommon for young girls to try to push the limits with what they wear. Not to seduce their fathers (eww), but in an effort to look sexy and grown-up to their peers. Not saying it’s right, just saying Miley Cyrus is not the first teenager to dress in revealing clothing. So, please consider this and also consider how distasteful it is to say that Miley and her father have an incestuous relationship.

  18. 18
    mika_says_hi Says:

    oh my god. so many breakups!!! i feel bad for their children

  19. 19
    Koree Says:

    i love celebrities seem to have these weird trends: first it was the cheating husbands and now its married couples getting divorces. wonder who’s next…..

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    Dan Says:

    Unfortunate, but understandable. I suppose we could all aptly assume that Miley Cyrus was the cause, not because of incest, but because of her fame. @faith: I agree with the polar opposite comment and @Rockstar: I agree with the incest remarks being heinous and repulsive.

    Another divorce, but the only difference is that it’s in the spotlight. Divorce rates are extremely high in America, and Hollywood is not an exception.

  21. 21
    faith Says:

    miley’s been photographed going out without bras wearing white tshirts with huge gaping holes in them. i’m sure as miley’s manager, the fact that tish has been ignoring, if not encouring this type of behavior has caused a strain on the marriage. we’ve seen this in all of the popstars/actresses with ‘momagers’. britney spears, lindsay lohan, etc. you’re just NOT suppose to mix parenting with management. she’s paying her mom as her manager, and the distinction between PARENT and friend/manager becomes blurred. she gets encouragement and people enabling her, when her mother’s job is suppose to tell her NO. i’m not sure if billy ray has been more of a parent to miley ,since he is the one that introduced the 20 year old underwear model to her….but most fathers who are protective do not like to see their daughters acting the way she has lately. seeing as how he is a veteran of a business which sucks you dry and spits you out…..i think billy ray doesn’t approve of the direction miley is taking both in her career and her personal life. like it or not, miley’s mom has dealt a large hand in that.

    if there is anything that led to their marriage dissolution beyond their children, business, etc….. im going to wager that her mother is a cougar. she just has that vibe lool.

  22. 22
    briana Says:

    i totally saw this coming, i mean come on! tish and miley are living in LA when billy lives in tennesse! ugh hello is that not weird? face it this family is not and has never been your “normal” family. before mileys fame, billy was touring 24/7, with tish and the kids at home. then miley got famous, and she toured with tish, leaving billy home. now they feel like theyve spent so much time apart they dont even know eachother, and there you go..now a divorce. its pretty simple if you think about it

  23. 23
    Midz Says:

    Their like the new Lohan family!

  24. 24
    ivanka Says:

    maybe that’s hy miley is so crazy and not acting in a good way, the divorce or the problems of her parents are affecting her and that’s how she shows she needs attention.

  25. 25
    Shawna Says:

    So which one of them will get custody of their 10 year old so they can continue to turn her into a prosti-tot? Hopefully there will be a guardian ad litem to determine who out of the two of them can actually PARENT their children, rather than pimp them out.

  26. 26
    kami Says:

    no surprise here. she has been living through miley for many years as her mom-manager. no time for a husband when you’re doing that. i never thought they had a strong marriage. he cheated on her years ago while touring and had trace with some other woman.

  27. 27
    annie Says:

    Arquette and Cox
    Aguilera and her husband
    Lively and Badgley
    So many others and now them…
    Damn, what’s up with all those splits this month? o_0.

  28. 28
    Hollywood destroy lives Says:

    This is sad to see their marriage being destroy thanks to Hollywood. They were a good christian couple. No wonder Mily has lost her way. Hopefully, she will not end up like Britney and Lindsay. Hopefully, they will work together and raise their Kids. The mom seem to allow Miley to do whatever she wants to do. she is more like her sister than mom while Billy is stright foward.

  29. 29
    Go Ask Alice Says:

    Thanks faith.

  30. 30
    Ashley Says:

    I can’t believe that happned poor miley was must be going though a rough time with that

  31. 31
    jaye Says:

    No one should be surprised by divorce. The only surprise I had was that it lasted this long. Who knows if they’ve really been ‘together’ all these years.

  32. 32
    Stan Says:

    @faith:
    @Faith, I think you hit the nail on the head. Tish started out as the strick parent while Billy Ray was more laid back. But in the last couple of years it appears that Tish has been acting like more of Miley buddy than her mother while Billy Ray is rarely seen together with Miley anymore. I think Tish is having a mid life crisis, and wants to be young again and is using Miley to get her goals. Noah made a lot of news last winter then she disappear. No more audiitions or anything, just horse back riding with her dad. Then in the last month Noah is back in the news, going to auditions again. I think Billy want to leave the LA life behind but Tish doesn’t. He smart. Divorce rate amoung stars living in Nashville are a lot lower than those in LA because there is less temptation.

  33. 33
    fat GAY queenie Says:

    Redneck Singles has two new members!!!

  34. 34
    Leila Says:

    ahh : /

  35. 35
    Iffy Miffy Says:

    @Rockstar: What’s new, some people are absolute morons. It wouldn’t surprise me if this is the same person who claimed the other day here on JJ that Jolie’s kids were fathered by her brother not Pitt.
    ~
    Anyway, best of luck to all, especially the kids. Divorce is always so hard on the children.

  36. 36
    is that you, Says:

    @fat GAY queenie: Perez?

  37. 37
    M Says:

    As sad as this is, it’s almost even more sad the way people automatically blame Miley. Sure she’s made a lot of mistakes, but all teenagers do. she’s still a person and this is obviously a very difficult time in her life. some of you people are disgusting saying that she screwed everything up with her career, her controversial behavior or even by incest. you don’t know anything about this family for sure, you don’t know anything about ANYONE in Hollywood for sure unless you know them personally. i highly doubt that Miley was the reason for her parents’ divorce…maybe her career put a strain on the marriage, but i’m pretty sure it wasn’t the only reason. i’m not exactly a Miley fan but I feel so sorry for her…i think she was already going through a lot of personal struggles with her amount of haters at an all time high, and this will probably only make things worse. NO ONE deserves to have their parents divorce and they definitely don’t deserve to be blamed for it. so many people are saying so many cruel things about miley…would it kill you to leave her alone at least for a little while during this hard time?
    I truly feel bad for those kids, especially Miley and little Noah. I’m praying for all of them…

  38. 38
    Ben Says:

    Oh well.

  39. 39
    amy Says:

    I’m frankly not shocked because they were not seen together in a very long time. It is sad, especially when there are kids involved. I am appalled at the disgusting comments here about Miley & her father. WTF is wrong with people? We don’t know them personally & even if we did, it is not anyone’s place to pass judgement or make disgusting remarks. I feel sorry for all the kids, and they will probably read these disgusting remarks, which is even worse. Most of the idiots who wrote comments above are animals, not humans. If you have ever even known a family that has gone through a divorce you know that the kids suffer alot no matter how the parents work things out or get along for the kids sakes. My heart is broken for Miley, Braison, Noah, Brandi & Trace & my prayers go out for this family.

  40. 40
    tinkerbell Says:

    N0w Miley is g0nna go 0ff the rails and get drunk and d0 drugs and will 0f c0urse blame her parents div0urce.

  41. 41
    Lisa Says:

    Okay, I have two more things to add:

    1. I decided to look up Noah’s twitter and discovered she now goes by “Noah Lindsey” rather than Noah Cyrus. My guess is Mommy Tish, who is closer to her based on some of the recent pictures, has had something to do with it.

    2. Does anyone else not see Miley Cyrus in 10 years talking on E! about how her parent’s relationship at this moment was part of the reason she decided to stop wearing pants and to end her first “real” relationship? I totally do.

  42. 42
    LollipopGurl Says:

    Lindsay Lohan in the making.

  43. 43
    ozzie Says:

    wow … what a bunch of mean comments

  44. 44
    Nanuuk Says:

    Billy Ray’s been trolling for extra-curricular activities for years….. hit on a friend here in Vancouver. No big woop.

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    E Says:

    http://www.tmz.com/2010/10/27/billy-ray-cyrus-tish-divorce-kids-comfort-mom-braison-noah/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

  53. 53
    P Says:

    let’s hope these divorced parents don’t turn out to be another Lohans!

  54. 54
    laverdadduele Says:

    Probably the worst parents out there. They’re kids are fugly and so are they. S.C.R.E.W. them all.

  55. 55
    Luiza Says:

    Poor Miley … now she will rebel for real

  56. 56
    Ossy Says:

    Trace Cyrus is Billy’s son from a previous marriage …. FYI “MOO”

  57. 57
    tenamoore Says:

    Wow am shocked to be honest but i wish the best for all the Children :)

  58. 58
    Annie Says:

    @Ossy – Trace is actually Tish’s son from a previous relationship.

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  88. 88
    Dani Says:

    @mika_says_hi:
    Me too, It’s so sad =(

  89. 89
    sunny Says:

    Totally agree! That whole Cyrus klan is a bunch of crazies! @Midz:

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    RUDE GYAL Says:

    OMA DAYYZZZ i never thought that would happen i wounder what side miley would choose propbebely her daddy’ss I KIND FEEL 4 DEM is it true dat mileyy got a daaammm tattoo ?? oooh i wonder first spencer pratt and heidi montag then hulk hoghan OOHHH GOD DO I WONDER loool xx ;)

  91. 91
    RUDE GYAL Says:

    OMA DAYYZZZ i never thought that would happen i wounder what side miley would choose propbebely her daddy’ss I KIND FEEL 4 DEM is it true dat mileyy got a daaammm tattoo ?? oooh i wonder first spencer pratt and heidi montag then hulk hoghan OOHHH GOD DO I WONDER loool xx ;)

  92. 92
    Jokergurl Says:

    This doesn’t surprise me either.

  93. 93
    COOLCHICK Says:

    miley= “move over mom it’s my turn” hate all the cyrus’s all ugly ***** to me :]

  94. 94
    Tipsy Says:

    I agree with Faith. She has it right. Billy Ray is laid back; down to earth; conservative. Then you get this Tish who stole him away from a pregnant lady; just a cheap old groupie type. And you know, billy Ray was side blinded by lust at the moment.
    As his marriage progressed, he realized that he needed a wife with more morals; values; class than what he had. He matured & now realized he wants substance in a woman. now, being his father was a preacher, that religious aspect will come into play now & he will be searching for someone that is truly religious; not just someone that sits in church to say they go.
    I believe Tish is the stage mother type & she doesn’t set a good example at all for her daughter. look at how she presents herself. And then look art a classy young lady like Taylor Swift. Does she need to go around half neked to attract the fans? Like a bulls’ rear end she does. Her beautiful voice will sustain her; always.
    C’mon folks, it’s time to set a new precedence that you don’t need to dress like a “tramp” to sell music. Start acting like young ladies. Look at Taylor Swift & Shania Twain. They dress nicely & soar in sales.
    And while were on the subject, the same with these stars & “Hef’s gals. I cannot tell one from the other. Tjey are like clones of each other. Bleached white hair; pile of make up, Bosom implants that look horrendous & lips that look lie mine whe I was a boxer & got hit a few times. Appealing? Not in the least! Where’s everyone sense of individuality anymore? It’s time to move out of the Monroe/Mansfield era & start becoming au naturale’.
    Women, stars, you don’t need double D implants & whale lips nor loads of make up. You don’t need to dress minus half your clothing. Start being yourself, not what’s in the media & start setting examples for the youth of today, like Miley.

  95. 95
    Mugsy Says:

    I hear that too, Tispsy that Tish Cyrus was running around with Brett Michaels. i believe I read that online & they even showed a photo. It seems to me that Tish has some wild oats in her that she wants to sow. Doesn’t seem like she wants to stay in the backwoods of Tennessee riding horses all day.
    You wait & see. I think that Brett Michaels & her will be seen more often together in the future. And old Miley’s probably smiling all the way. I don’t take her as being too sensitive about things. She’s a very outspoken lady with a strong opinion.
    Yeah, I agree, these two are like oil & water, Billy Ray & Trish. He’s too laid back; country; she’s too modern-La. Wrong Match Period. And lets’ look at the positive rather than be melancoly. All these nice children was a plus from the marriage. They will certainly make it through this & have new blended families.
    I picture Billy Ray with a more common girl, you know pretty, but spritiual too & just someone special he will meet through a letter sent or online contact about this subject. I just have that feeling you sometimes get.
    Anyway, brood, look at the bright side of this. They are both rich, independent & the kids have that security, where alot of other’s don’t. I see new marriages for both in the future, but only see Billy
    Ray’s as lasting at this time.

  96. 96
    Mugsy Says:

    I hear that too, Tispsy that Tish Cyrus was running around with Brett Michaels. i believe I read that online & they even showed a photo. It seems to me that Tish has some wild oats in her that she wants to sow. Doesn’t seem like she wants to stay in the backwoods of Tennessee riding horses all day.
    You wait & see. I think that Brett Michaels & her will be seen more often together in the future. And old Miley’s probably smiling all the way. I don’t take her as being too sensitive about things. She’s a very outspoken lady with a strong opinion.
    Yeah, I agree, these two are like oil & water, Billy Ray & Trish. He’s too laid back; country; she’s too modern-La. Wrong Match Period. And lets’ look at the positive rather than be melancoly. All these nice children was a plus from the marriage. They will certainly make it through this & have new blended families.
    I picture Billy Ray with a more common girl, you know pretty, but spritiual too & just someone special he will meet through a letter sent or online contact about this subject. I just have that feeling you sometimes get.
    Anyway, brood, look at the bright side of this. They are both rich, independent & the kids have that security, where alot of other’s don’t. I see new marriages for both in the future, but only see Billy
    Ray’s as lasting at this time.

  97. 97
    Mugsy Says:

    I hear that too, Tispsy that Tish Cyrus was running around with Brett Michaels. i believe I read that online & they even showed a photo. It seems to me that Tish has some wild oats in her that she wants to sow. Doesn’t seem like she wants to stay in the backwoods of Tennessee riding horses all day.
    You wait & see. I think that Brett Michaels & her will be seen more often together in the future. And old Miley’s probably smiling all the way. I don’t take her as being too sensitive about things. She’s a very outspoken lady with a strong opinion.
    Yeah, I agree, these two are like oil & water, Billy Ray & Trish. He’s too laid back; country; she’s too modern-La. Wrong Match Period. And lets’ look at the positive rather than be melancoly. All these nice children was a plus from the marriage. They will certainly make it through this & have new blended families.
    I picture Billy Ray with a more common girl, you know pretty, but spritiual too & just someone special he will meet through a letter sent or online contact about this subject. I just have that feeling you sometimes get.
    Anyway, brood, look at the bright side of this. They are both rich, independent & the kids have that security, where alot of other’s don’t. I see new marriages for both in the future, but only see Billy
    Ray’s as lasting at this time.

  98. 98
    Kendra Says:

    If you look in Miley’s eyes you see so much unhappiness. It’s unfortunate but I see another Lindsey Lohan in the making. The child has no real role models or direction, seems she’s on a wayward spiral going down.Hope she wakes up b-4 nit’s too late

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    sara Says:

    i feel vary sad for you mily i hope your pernts stop devorcing

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    dj Says:

    this is what i think. they need to breath and try life without the fame for a year so they could re connect and talk. the parents arent close anymore so they have to give it another shot without tours. miley is getting reckless so set some ground rules for her and try to get her out of the spotlight for awhile bc who knows she could be the next britney or lindsay. itll probably be tough and fights but thats probably what they need.

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    LoveFlu Says:

    Wait so they’ve been technically married for 17 years? And Miley’s 18 right?
    Oh. I see.

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    miley girl 1000000 Says:

    I feel really bad for miley and noah and there brother they must be really upset. i still think they should get back together come on tish your children would be so happy if you just got back with billy and so would all mileys fans including me please try. P.S write get back together if you think they should get back together…. THANKS for READING. biiii

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    Actress Says:

    I was extremely surprised and shocked when I heard that tish and billy got divorced I mean like how will they decide where the kids will live ?

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    actress girl Says:

    I was so surprised and shocked that Miley Cyrus’s parents got divorced after so many years of Billy and Tish being married

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