Billy Ray Cyrus, Wife Splitting

Miley's parents are divorcing after 17 years
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2010 4:57 PM CDT
Billy Ray Cyrus, Wife, Splitting
Leticia "Tish" Cyrus, Billy Ray, and Miley in a 2009 file photo.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Brace yourself for an onslaught of really clever "achy breaky heart" lines. Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife of 17 years, Tish, have filed for divorce, reports People. They have five kids, including Miley. "As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for our family," the couple said in a statement. "We are trying to work through some personal matters. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers." (Click here for more on the Cyrus clan.)

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