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Billy Ray Cyrus Honors Slain Nevada Teacher Michael Landsberry

July 7th, 2014 2:40pm EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus Honors Slain Nevada Teacher Michael Landsberry
Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus recently paid tribute to a Nevada school teacher by the name of Michael Landsberry at his concert stop in Incline Village near Lake Tahoe. Landsberry passed away as the result of a school shooting at the hands of a 12-year-old student.

Cyrus presented Landsberry's widow Sharon with a memorial plaque and praised the fallen teacher. An ex-Marine, Landsberry tried to talk down the shooter before being shot in the chest at a middle school in the suburb of Sparks. Before taking his own life, the shooter also wounded two other classmates.

Cyrus told the crowd...
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The 12 Worst Dressed At The 2014 Billboard Music Awards

May 19th, 2014 9:05am EDT
The 12 Worst Dressed At The 2014 Billboard Music Awards
Las Vegas, Nevada, was the place to be on Sunday night as stars celebrated the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

Carrie Underwood usually dazzles on the red carpet, but her greenish yellow gown with silver accents wasn't her best look - although maybe it looked better in person. The country pop star later redeemed herself by appearing in a black halter dress with a slit up the thigh.

She won the fan-voted Milestone Award and tweeted following the event: "Thanks so much, fans, for the Billboard Milestone Award! You have always been so great to me! I feel so honored and blessed tonight!!! Xoxo."...
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Billy Ray Cyrus Teams Up With Buck 22 For Hip-Hop Flavored 'Achy Breaky Heart'

February 12th, 2014 8:42am EST
Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus' "Achy Breaky Heart" has gotten a major do over by Dionne Warwick's rapper son Buck 22.

Over 20 years after the original tune hit airways, "Achy Breaky 2" includes country and hip-hop samples but keeps the iconic chorus in tact.

The single also references Cyrus' daughter Miley and her infamous "twerking."

The music video dropped on Tuesday and features Cyrus and Buck 22, real name Damon Elliot, abducted by scantily clad aliens dancing around a spaceship.

The video begins with Larry King releasing breaking news about an "unidentified flying object seen transcending over E...
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Top Celebrity Break-Ups & Divorces Of 2013

December 28th, 2013 6:00pm EST
Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones
2013 was chock full of celebrity break-ups, divorces, and even reconciliations.

Michael Douglas, 69 and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, 44, took a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August. They had their doubters when they wed due to their vast age difference but proved people wrong after staying together for more than a decade - a triumph in Hollywood.

In November, Douglas told reporters, "I hope to resolve my marriage in a positive fashion."

We're not sure what that means - have a peaceful divorce? Get back together? Who knows.

Check out other stars that split up (and so...
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The Morning Roundup: Jon Gosselin Is A Waiter Now, Billy Ray Cyrus Defends Miley, Stephen King's 'Shining' Sequel

September 20th, 2013 9:36am EDT
Jon Gosselin
Jon Gosselin, who rose to fame with his wife Kate and their eight children on TLC's "Jon & Kate Plus 8", is now waiting tables at a restaurant about 50 miles outside of Philadelphia, PA. The former reality star has been trying to make ends meet with his new job, which he took because it was "impossible" to find work after his show ended. At least he's not living in a van down by the river... (story)

Billy Ray Cyrus apparently had no problem seeing his daughter have virtual sex with Robin Thicke at the MTV Video Music Awards. Cyrus says daughter Miley is "an artist" and is "evolving" as an ...
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Billy Ray Cyrus Defends Daughter Miley, Says She Is 'Evolving As An Artist'

September 20th, 2013 8:19am EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus
After all the criticism Miley Cyrus received following her racy performance at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) last month, at least her father is still in her corner.

Miley made headlines after "twerking" alongside singer Robin Thicke while wearing a flesh-colored bikini during a performance of "Blurred Lines." She also made provocative gestures with a foam finger.

Billy Ray Cyrus talked to Piers Morgan on CNN, voicing his support for his daughter. "I'm a singer-songwriter first and foremost, and I'm her daddy. I come from that school where it starts with a song, and it's that magic mom...
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Lionel Richie Sympathizes With Billy Ray Cyrus Over Miley's Recent Antics

September 12th, 2013 11:30pm EDT
Lionel Richie
Singer Lionel Richie has offered up some words of wisdom to Billy Ray Cyrus after the recent antics of his daughter Miley have taken over headlines across the US.

The former Commodores singer, who is father to fashion designer/TV star Nicole Richie, says he knows what Billy Ray must be going though because he went through the same type of thing when his daughter struggled with drug problems.

"Dad to Dad, I've been Billy Ray," Richie said on TV show omg! Insider. "When you have a teenage daughter growing up in Hollywood, in the business, I mean, what I went through with Nicole, God bless B...
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Billy Ray Cyrus Not Ready To Discuss Daughter Miley's Raunchy VMAs Performance

August 28th, 2013 12:01pm EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus has broken his silence over daughter Miley's raunchy performance with singer Robin Thicke at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, saying that he'll always support her.

"I'll always be here for Miley," he tells Entertainment Tonight. "Can't wait (to) see her when she gets home. She's still my little girl and I'm still her dad regardless how this circus we call show business plays out. I love her unconditionally and that will never change."

Billy Ray had posted a message on his Twitter page late Sunday night that fans though was about Miley's performance, but he cleared th...
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Miley Cyrus' Parents Billy Ray & Tish Call Off Divorce, Seek A 'Fresh Start'

July 22nd, 2013 11:06am EDT
Billy Ray & Tish Cyrus
Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife Tish are giving their relationship another shot after going through couple's therapy.

Last month, Miley Cyrus' mother filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. However, a family friend says the couple, who have five children together, is trying to work things out.

Ken Baker, who works as a journalist for E! News, explained: "I spoke to Tish and she told me they both woke up and realized they love each other and decided they want to stay together. They recently went into couples therapy, something they hadn't done in 22 years of marri...
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Miley Cyrus Threatens Father Billy Ray: Tell The Truth, Or I Will

June 25th, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is ready to air some dirty laundry about her father Billy Ray Cyrus, and gave him a public warning that if he doesn't reveal what it is, she will for him.

Cyrus tweeted cryptically, "Since you won't reply to my texts I'm giving you an hour to tell the truth or ill tell it for you." The message has since been deleted from her feed, and replaced with the message, "Wtf? My twitter was just actin all types of cray!"

Attached to the tweet was a photo of Billy Ray next to a woman who isn't Miley's mother Tish. TMZ reports the woman is Dylis Croman, who was Billy Ray's co-star in the...
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The Morning Roundup: Real "Bling Ring," Miley's Parents Divorcing, Aniston's Hair Envy, Mumford Bassist Recovering

June 14th, 2013 9:37am EDT
The Bling Ring
Tish Cyrus filed for divorce from Miley's dad Billy Ray on Thursday, citing irreconcilable differences. Two-and-a-half years ago it was Billy Ray who filed papers, but then decided to try and work things out with his wife of 19 years. The couple apparently weren't able to iron out the wrinkles in their relationship. Tish is seeking custody of the youngest of the couple's five kids, daughter Noah, 13, along with spousal support. (story)

Miley was recently the target of a new bashing from Amanda Bynes, who called her ugly. Miley says she was rooting for Amanda's comeback until she became the...
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Miley Cyrus' Parents Tish And Billy Ray To Divorce

June 14th, 2013 1:21am EDT
Billy Ray nad Tish Cyrus
Miley Cyrus's parents are heading for divorce for a second time after mom Tish filed papers on Thursday, citing irreconcilable differences.

The news comes three years after Billy Ray, 51, filed to end his marriage to Tish, 53, but he ended up having a change of heart six months later and dropping the filing, deciding to try and make the marriage work.

The couple, married for 19 years, have five children together, Miley, 20, Braison, 10, and Noah, 13, along with Brandi, 26, and Trace, 24, from Tish's first marriage. Billy Ray adopted them when they were very young.

Tish has requested cust...
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Billy Ray Cyrus Is Skeptical That Daughter Miley Will Marry Liam Hemsworth

April 16th, 2013 8:57pm EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus
Just in case his daughter Miley doesn't marry Liam Hemsworth, Billy Ray Cyrus didn't include details about their engagement in his new memoir.

The actor popped the question last year; however, recent reports indicate the pair is having second thoughts about getting married. Cyrus, 20, was photographed without her engagement ring, and Hemsworth, 23, spent an extended vacation in Australia with friends and family.

Even though the singer/actress has denied speculation the wedding has been called off, even her father isn't sure what the future holds for the couple.

While promoting his new me...
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Miley Cyrus Wants Three Weddings, Says Father Billy Ray

November 7th, 2012 8:31am EST
Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth
When Miley Cyrus ties the knot with her fiance Liam Hemsworth - she wants to do it not once, not twice, but three times.

According to the star's father Billy Ray Cyrus, the singer/actress is planning more than one ceremony. He said, "They are going to have three weddings."

Miley and the Austrailan actor got engaged in June and are making preparations for the big day(s.).

Billy Ray is looking forward to the upcoming nuptials, and after watching Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano, who is battling leukemia, talk to his football team during the weekend, Cyrus sent a touching text to his d...
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Eva Longoria, Cher, & More Celebs Celebrate Obama's Victory

November 7th, 2012 8:13am EST
Eva Longoria
Celebrities including Cher, Billy Ray Cyrus and Mary J. Blige expressed their delight after Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States on Tuesday night.

During a lengthy campaign, Obama garnered a ton of celebrity support and endorsements, with rapper The Game, Pamela Anderson, and Beyonce among those who urged people to vote for Obama in recent days, while Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z performed at election eve rallies on Monday.

Meanwhile, George Clooney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Will Smith and Gwen Stefani hosted fundraisers for the President's re-election campaign.

After t...
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Miley Cyrus Moves Back Into Her Childhood Home With Liam Hemsworth

August 30th, 2012 10:24am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus and her fiance Liam Hemsworth are moving into the house the actress and her parents used to live in.

Cyrus grew up in the Mediterranean-style villa in San Fernando Valley, Calif. Eventually, her parents Billy Ray and Tish bought a property two doors down, and now Miley and Liam have claimed the vacant house.

The singer/actress finds using the master bedroom a little strange, but she enjoys being so close to her parents.

"It's really weird (sleeping) in my parents' room. Now it's my room, and Liam is at my dad's sink and I'm at my mom's. It's really strange but also really coo...
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Celebrities Dazzled By Danny Boyle's Olympic Opening Ceremony

July 28th, 2012 4:05pm EDT
Paul McCartney
Ringo Starr, Bette Midler and Christina Applegate were among the stars who offered their congratulations to Danny Boyle as his spectacular show opened the Olympic Games in London on Friday night.

The festivities kicked off with a stunning opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford and the show, directed by moviemaker Boyle, was watched by an estimated 4 billion people across the world.

A number of celebrity sports fans were among those watching the extravaganza on TV and they took to Twitter to share their thoughts on Boyle's efforts.

Joe Jonas tweeted throughout the ceremony a...
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Miley Cyrus's Brother Hospitalized From Losing Blood After Tonsil Surgery

July 17th, 2012 10:52am EDT
Braison Chance Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus' son and Miley's brother Braison Chance has opened up about his weekend hospital drama, insisting he is "all good" after suffering serious blood loss following complications from recent tonsil surgery.

Chance reveals he had his tonsils removed last week and appeared to be recovering fine until he started bleeding profusely on Saturday.

He was admitted to the Providence St. Joseph medical centre in California to receive treatment and was kept under doctors' care overnight before he was discharged on Sunday.

His dad posted a photo of the teenager in his hospital gown, holdi...
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Miley Cyrus' Younger Brother Hospitalized

July 16th, 2012 9:13am EDT
Braison Chance Cyrus
Miley Cyrus' younger brother, Braison Chance, was hospitalized in California on Saturday and kept under observation overnight.

On Sunday, dad Billy Ray Cyrus posted a photo on Twitter, sharing news of the scary incident with fans. Braison is shown holding a blood-splattered bucket with what appears to be a serious nosebleed. He is pictured with red fluid dripping from his nose and on his chin, while wires from various medical equipment stick out from the top of his shirt.

Billy Ray wrote, "This was yesterday. Everything is O K now and he is home...but @braisonwukong was bleeding badly!"
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Trace Cyrus Shaves Head To Make Room For His Native American Head Tattoo

May 10th, 2012 9:32am EDT
Trace Cyrus
Rocker Trace Cyrus has stunned fans by unveiling a new sprawling tattoo on the side of his head.

Miley Cyrus' half-brother took to Twitter.com on Wednesday to reveal his intentions for another piece of body art and told his fans that his father Billy Ray Cyrus was also going to have an inking.

He tweeted, "With my dad! He is getting his back tattooed! Gangster! Getting my head tattooed right now..."

And he returned to the site four hours later to show them a picture of the design he had inked - an American Indian complete with headdress.

He added, "Got my head tatted today! Excuse a...
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Kenny Rogers Pays Moving Tribute To TV Legend Dick Clark

April 19th, 2012 8:28am EDT
Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers battled through his grief following the death of his good friend Dick Clark on Wednesday to pay tribute to the beloved TV personality on a news show.

The veteran broadcaster, 82, passed away in a hospital in California after suffering a heart attack, and stars including Billy Ray Cyrus, Goldie Hawn and Snoop Dogg flocked to Twitter.com to pay their respects.

Rogers, who appeared on the star's show American Bandstand when he was first starting out in music, was left stunned by the news - and he went live on Your World to mourn Clark.

He revealed, "I knew that he looked fra...
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Billy Ray Cyrus To Pen Autobiography

February 3rd, 2012 8:46am EST
Billy Ray Cyrus
Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus is to lift the lid on his life story after signing a deal to write a candid memoir.

The Achy Breaky Heart hit-maker has teamed up with bosses at Amazon.com, who will publish the autobiography next year.

Heads at the company announced on Thursday that Cyrus will tell his story with "great candor" and will detail his career, as well as his relationship with his superstar daughter, Miley, in the book, titled Hillbilly Heart.
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Cyrus Clan, Minus Miley, Attend 'Joyful Noise' Premiere

January 10th, 2012 8:38am EST
Cyrus family
Noah, Tish, Brandi and Billy Ray Cyrus attended the "Joyful Noise" Los Angeles Premiere yesterday. The most famous member of the family, Miley, was absent.

The film stars Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in the tale of a small-town choir determined to win a national choral competition. As the choir leaders, G.G. Sparrow and Vi Rose Hill band together and set out to win at any cost, supported by their eager young participants.

Billy Ray starred with his daughter Miley in "Hannah Montana." Billy Ray's stepdaughter Brandi, 24, and daughter Noah, 12, also guest starred on their sister's show.
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Billy Ray Cyrus And Bret Michaels Mark Pearl Harbor Anniversary

December 8th, 2011 12:09am EST
Billy Ray Cyrus
Singers Billy Ray Cyrus and Bret Michaels have paid tribute to war veterans on the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks.

The country star and rocker Michaels remembered the lives lost in the Japanese attack on the Hawaiian naval base in 1941 by taking to their Twitter.com and Facebook.com pages on Wednesday to mark the sombre day.

Cyrus wrote, "National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 70th Anniversary. 'SOME GAVE ALL.'"

Meanwhile, Poison rocker Michaels quoted a famous speech from former President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and added, "The 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Today we reme...
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Billy Ray Cyrus Shares Photo Of 'U.F.O. Sighting'

October 25th, 2011 8:25am EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus
Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus has taken to his Twitter.com page to share what he claims is photographic evidence of a U.F.O. sighting.

Miley Cyrus' father posted a picture on the social networking site of a sunset over a hill with a series of yellow spots in the middle of the shot.

The star appears convinced the picture shows proof of alien life, writing in an accompanying post, "O.K. My first UFO sighting. Looks like 5 or 6 disk-like shapes hovering. Special moment 4 Dad."
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Miley Cyrus Was 'So Bored' Doing 'Hannah Montana'

September 7th, 2011 8:27am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is relieved to be moving on with life after "Hannah Montana," revealing she was "so bored" portraying the Disney sweetheart on the big and small screen.

Billy Ray Cyrus' daughter became a household name as the star of the hit TV series, which ended last year, but, behind the scenes she felt stifled by her repetitive filming schedule and hated having to be on her best behavior at all times.

She tells Prestige magazine, "I miss the family vibe, but I don't miss the routine at all. I was so bored doing the same thing every day. It's a lot easier, not being on a show, to live my l...
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'Rolling Stone' Readers List The 10 Worst Songs Of The 1990s

September 2nd, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Aqua
Rolling Stone recently tasked their readers with voting on the worst songs of the 1990s - there were plenty to choose from. At least no one had really mastered the use of Auto-Tune yet. Here are the Top (bottom?) 10 worst songs of the 1990s:

10. 4 Non Blondes, "What's Up?" - Lead singer Linda Perry would later write songs for P!nk and Christina Aguilera.

9. Right Said Fred, 'I'm Too Sexy' - The 90s was the decade of supermodels. Right Said Fred wanted to cash in, but instead created a theme song for the models they tried to make fun of.

8. Baha Men, 'Who Let the Dogs Out?' - If you atte...
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Billy Ray Cyrus Pays Tattoo Tribute To Native American Legends

July 13th, 2011 11:00pm EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus
Country star Billy Ray Cyrus has paid tribute to his Native American heroes with tattoos on his forearms.

The "Achy Breaky Heart" singer reveals he had Chief Joseph and Geronimo inked last year during a 48-hour period.

He says, "I've just always had a great deal of respect for Native Americans; I'm part Cherokee myself.

"Chief Joseph gave a wonderful speech years and years ago, called 'From Where the Sun Now Stands, I Will Fight No More Forever' (and) I actually memorised that speech in the sixth grade.

"And Geronimo, I used to think I was Geronimo when I was a kid."

Cyrus, who is pop ...
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Fan Posts 'Sexy' Twitpic Of Miley Cyrus And Mom Tish

June 3rd, 2011 5:30pm EDT
Miley and Tish Cyrus
Miley Cyrus fan Gypsy Heart Tour (@gypsyhearttour) posted a "random photo" of Miley backstage with mother Tish at one of Miley's concerts on her Twitter account Thursday exclaiming how sexy the mother-daughter pair looks together. They almost look like they could be sisters!

"@MileyCyrus & @TishCyrus1 more sexies than ever!" she Tweeted.

The former Hannah Montana recently added a sixth tattoo to her collection of body art, and it's pretty obvious that mom Tish is one of her big influences - sporting plenty of ink herself (see pics of her giant angel wings).

Miley's set to sing on the new...
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Billy Ray Cyrus Helping Raise COPD Awareness With Music Contest

April 17th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Billy Ray Cyrus
Country star-turned-actor Billy Ray Cyrus is literally breathing a sigh of relief after getting the all-clear following tests for a respiratory disease that killed his grandfather.

The "Achy Breaky Heart" singer chose to get himself tested for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after signing up as a spokesman for the health initiative hoping to stamp out the killer disease.

He took the Tune Up for COPD five-question screener quiz online and found out he's in good shape.

He tells website CMT.com, "I didn't have a perfect score, but I passed."

And Cyrus is content in the knowled...
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