Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus File for Divorce

Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus File for Divorce-photo

Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus -- parents of Miley Cyrus and four other Cyrus kids -- have filed for divorce.

PEOPLE broke the news of the split, as the couple plans on going their separate ways after 17 years of marriage. In a statement to the magazine, the couple said it is currently "a very difficult time for our family," and that they're "trying to work through some personal matters. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers."

Both Billy Ray and Tish have been instrumental in Miley's success, serving as managers for the Hannah Montana starlet. Watch a clip of Billy Ray and Miley talking about their path to fame in this 20/20 interview:

 

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  • lololol
    lololol

    :P I wonder if the divorce was filed in january or before miley turned coocooo, if it did then maybe hats why she gone crazyyyy.... so sad i cant believe its true wow why did trish have to have an affair with that wife stealing hillybilly ( he shoudlve known shes married >:()

  • sMiley23
    sMiley23

    maybe this is why she was kind of turning slutty!!! because she has so much going on, poor Miley!!! i just hope things will be ok, and most importantly that shell be ok... thanks for not having HATERS here!!! miley fans appreciates it!!

  • Teairra
    Teairra

    And with that, the Miley Cyrus nose dive begins. It's kinda sad actually, but I think this may through her off the deep end... my prayers go out to her and I hope she stays safe and healthy, then again this is Hollywood and it is reality :(

  • Phoebe
    Phoebe

    Damn That sucks:( My thought go out to their family

  • nikkie
    nikkie

    that must really suck.....but i think she and her family will be fine.....maybe its for the best.

  • isabela
    isabela

    Miley i am Brazil,my name is Isabela, i love you

  • Marianna Xavier
    Marianna Xavier

    her eyes, omg p.p

  • annabannana56
    annabannana56

    Poor Milerz...Hope she doesn't think it her fault.

  • xxx
    xxx

    Hope Miley and her family are ok!

  • jalfdksja
    jalfdksja

    poor miley

  • simplydiffer
    simplydiffer

    not surprised. i hope miley doesn't go off the deep end though. she's already this close to another brittney spears.

  • izzy
    izzy

    HERE EYES ARE LIKE A CARTOON'S COMPARED TO BILLY RAYS.

 
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