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Billy Ray Cyrus Gets Support From Madonna's Ex

2/17/2011 10:39pm EST
Billy Ray Cyrus
Madonna's ex-lover Carlos Leon has spoken out about his concerns for the couple's teenage daughter Lourdes following the family meltdown surrounding Miley Cyrus.

The fitness trainer-turned-actor admits he feels for Cyrus' father Billy Ray, who recently blamed his daughter's Disney show Hannah Montana for wrecking the family and admitted he's often embarrassed by the teenager's actions.

The "Achy Breaky Heart" singer even missed out on Miley's raucous 18th birthday party last year because he didn't think it was smart to have it in a bar when the legal drinking age is 21.

Leon states his h...

Billy Ray Cyrus: 'I've Never Made A Dime Off Of My Daughter'

2/16/2011 8:31am EST
Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus has slammed reports suggesting he's profiting from his daughter Miley's phenomenal career success, insisting he's "never made a dime" off the teenager.

The singer has opened up about his family troubles and his fears for the Hannah Montana star as she grows up in the public eye in a candid new GQ magazine interview.

In the article, Cyrus, who starred alongside Miley in Hannah Montana, claims hit Disney show destroyed his family, and adds the 18 year old's aides are failing to protect her - referencing a string of scandals in recent months, including controversy over video ...

Billy Ray Cyrus Blames 'Hannah Montana' For 'Destroying' His Family

2/15/2011 9:14am EST
Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus has reportedly blamed daughter Miley's role in Hannah Montana for "destroying" his family.

The country star and his wife Tish filed for divorce in October, and 18-year-old Miley has been hit with a string of scandals in recent months, including gossip about her turbulent love life and outrage over footage of her smoking a legal high from a bong.

And the Achy Breaky Heart hit-maker is convinced his family's problems stem from the huge success of the Hannah Montana brand - and he's also reportedly taken aim at his daughter's aides for sparking a rift between the two.


Miley Cyrus Is Giving Up Movie Career To Go Back To Music

2/14/2011 2:00pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has confirmed she is set to step away from Hollywood to revive her music career.

The former "Hannah Montana" star made her big screen debut away from the hit franchise in 2009's "The Last Song," opposite her now ex-boyfriend Liam Hemsworth.

She announced plans to put her music career on hold to focus on acting full time, and she's filmed a number of roles in upcoming movies including "LOL" with Demi Moore and "So Undercover" with Kelly Osbourne.

Cyrus has now confirmed she's done with acting for the foreseeable future, and is making plans to go back to music with a massive to...

Miley Cyrus:'I'm Not Perfect'

2/9/2011 3:23pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has broken her silence about the bong scandal that threatened to derail her career last year, confessing she made a "bad decision" when she was caught on camera smoking a hallucinogenic legal high.

The singer/actress became embroiled in controversy in December when video footage of the teen smoking psychoactive plant Salvia, giggling and babbling incoherently emerged online - just days after she celebrated her 18th birthday.

Anti-drugs campaigners condemned Cyrus for setting a bad example to her young fans, while her own father, Billy Ray Cyrus, admitted he was saddened by t...

2010 Year In Entertainment Review: January

1/1/2011 9:08am EST
Josh Duhamel
2010 was an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups.

Here, WENN takes a look back at 2010...


Matthew McConaughey became the first new celebrity dad of 2010 when he and Camila Alves welcomed baby Vida into the world, but they weren't the only couple celebrating births. Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell experienced the joys of fatherhood all over again, while supermodel Claudia Schiffer and actress Monica Bellucci were bursting with excitement after announcing their pregnan...

Miley Cyrus Gets Fresh & Feisty In New Racy Pics

12/28/2010 1:20pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is facing fresh controversy after a set of photographs which appear to show her in a compromising position with a female friend leaked online.

The "Hannah Montana" star is pictured lying on a sofa in a revealing black mini-dress, as a girl, believed to be her assistant, pulls at the fabric and pretends to lick the star's breast.

Another snap shows the 18 year old surrounded by scantily-clad men, pulling up a white t-shirt to reveal her bra.

The leaked pictures are the latest blow for the former child star, coming just weeks after she was caught on camera allegedly smoking hal...

Dr. Drew Pinsky To Miley Cyrus: 'Get Professional Help'

12/14/2010 7:56am EST
Drew Pinsky
Celebrity drug counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky has urged Miley Cyrus to seek professional help following her bong-smoking scandal - insisting she's "acting out" following the breakdown of her parents' marriage.

The 18-year-old Hannah Montana star sparked outrage on Friday after film footage of her smoking a huge pipe, allegedly containing the legal high Salvia, was posted on TMZ.com.

She was subsequently slammed by anti-drugs groups for being a bad role model to her impressionable fans and now Celebrity Rehab host Pinsky has branded Cyrus a "child in trouble" and urges her to seek medical help...

Steven Tyler Supports Miley Cyrus During Her Bong-Scandal

12/13/2010 8:20am EST
Steven Tyler
Reformed rock wildman Steven Tyler has reached out to Miley Cyrus following her bong-smoking scandal - urging the teenager to call him if she needs some advice on the pitfalls of fame.

The 18-year-old Hannah Montana star sparked outrage on Friday after film footage of her smoking a huge pipe, believed to contain the legal high Salvia, was posted on TMZ.com.

Anti-drug campaigners blasted the star for sending the wrong message to her young fans, and now Aerosmith frontman Tyler, who successfully conquered his drug demons, has offered Cyrus his help - even though he has no knowledge of Sal...

Billy Ray Cyrus Saddened By Miley's Bong Scandal

12/11/2010 11:00am EST
Billy Ray Cyrus
Miley Cyrus' father Billy Ray has taken to his Twitter.com blog to express his disappointment at the teenage superstar after she was caught on camera smoking a bong.

The Hannah Montana star, who turned 18 last month, was filmed puffing on a huge pipe allegedly containing hallucinogenic legal high Salvia days after celebrating her birthday.

In the video, obtained by TMZ.com, the singer/actress is seen inhaling huge lungfuls of smoke, reportedly from the burning of controversial but legal psychoactive plant Salvia.

The clip has caused a stir online and her entertainer dad Billy Ray has now...

Miley Cyrus To Go 'Undercover' With Kelly Osbourne

12/10/2010 2:52pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is set become roommates with rock offspring Kelly Osbourne in new action-comedy film So Undercover.

The Hannah Montana star will play a private detective who is hired by officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to go undercover at a college.

Osbourne has signed up to play Cyrus' roommate, according to Variety.

Filming is due to begin this month ahead of a 2011 release.

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Dolly Parton: 'I'm Hoping That Miley Is Going To Be Just Fine'

11/24/2010 11:07am EST
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton is not a fan of Miley Cyrus' raunchy new image and fears the young star is "surrounded" by advisers who are steering her career in the wrong direction.

The country legend has known Cyrus since she was a baby and has previously labeled the 18-year-old singer/actress her "honorary goddaughter". The Hannah Montana star has shed her clean-cut image in recent months, wearing increasingly saucy outfits and shocking fans with provocative stage performances. Parton is adamant she hasn't "encouraged" the youngster to flash the flesh, and fears Cyrus may be getting bad advice from her ...

Happy 18th Birthday, Miley Cyrus! Check Out Her Most Risque Moments

11/23/2010 7:00am EST
Miley Cyrus
We haven't heard too much from Miley Cyrus lately (at least in the last couple of weeks). The actress/singer has been trying hard over the past year or so to shed her "Hannah Montana" image and enter the world of grown ups.

Now that's she officially 18, we're taking a look back at some of her most scandalous moments.

August 2009: Miley danced around a pole in a skimpy pair of shorts flanked by scantly-clad dancers during her performance of "Party in the USA" at the Teen Choice Awards. She showed up to the 11th annual Awards show in a super short mini skirt and tank top.

Dec. 7, 2009: Mil...

Miley Cyrus' AMAs Dress With Huge Bow & Train - Hot Or Not?

11/22/2010 1:00pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus showed up to the 2010 American Music Awards wearing a very short white strapless dress with an enormous bow on the back and a very large train. How did she walk in that thing?

The actress/singer has no plans for a big celebration to mark her upcoming 18th birthday - she just wants to spend the day "hanging out" with her friends and family.

The former "Hannah Montana" star will reach the milestone on November 23rd and wants to make sure she sees all of her loved ones on the big day.


Miley Cyrus Planning To 'Hang Out' For Her 18th Birthday

11/18/2010 1:49pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has no plans for a big celebration to mark her upcoming 18th birthday - she just wants to spend the day "hanging out" with her friends and family.

The former Hannah Montana star will reach the milestone on November 23rd and wants to make sure she sees all of her loved ones on the big day.

The American Music Awards (AMAs) will take place just two days beforehand and the singer/actress admits she's glad the ceremony fell on that date because it means all her famous friends will be in Los Angeles to help celebrate her birthday.

She tells E! Online, "For my birthday this year,...

Miley Cyrus: 'I Think Every Woman Should Know A Little Self-Defense'

11/10/2010 12:30am EST
Miley Cyrus
Singer/actress Miley Cyrus almost quit her role in new action movie "So Undercover" when she was reduced to tears after learning how to fire a gun.

The teen superstar, who shot to fame on Disney TV hit "Hannah Montana," plays a private investigator who goes undercover at a college sorority in the Tom Vaughan-directed movie - but the gritty nature of the part was almost too much for Cyrus to handle.

The 17 year old managed to overcome her fear of firearms and has since hired a personal trainer to help her master the moves for her demanding action sequences.

She tells MTV.com, "I've been d...

Miley Cyrus Bedazzles Her Forehead; Boozes It Up In Madrid

11/7/2010 12:00pm EST
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has been criticized by the head of an international alcohol awareness group after she was allegedly spotted boozing in Spain.

The 17-year-old singer/actress was reportedly photographed drinking beer while partying in Madrid - the legal age to drink in the country is 18, but teenagers as young as 16 are allowed to consume "certain" alcoholic beverages without issue.

Hannah Montana star Cyrus didn't break any laws, according to TMZ.com, but she has been slammed by the boss of the International Institute for Alcohol Awareness.

James E. Copple tells the website Cyrus' actions wil...

Miley Cyrus Goes 'Undercover' For Her Next Movie Role

11/4/2010 11:11am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus will go undercover for a new movie role - she's set to play a private investigator in an upcoming action comedy.

The singer/actress made her name on Disney TV show Hannah Montana, and has since starred in a number of films, including The Last Song and a cameo in Sex and the City 2.

Now she's preparing to film her next big screen venture - an action comedy called So Undercover, according to GossipCop.com.

Cyrus will reportedly play a private investigator hired by the FBI to go undercover at a college sorority in the Tom Vaughan-directed movie.

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Publicist For Bret Michaels Denies Tish Cyrus Affair

11/3/2010 12:23am EDT
Bret Michaels
Representatives for Bret Michaels have dismissed reports an alleged affair between the rocker and Miley Cyrus' mom Tish broke up her marriage to Billy Ray Cyrus.

The "Achy Breaky Heart" hitmaker filed for divorce in Tennessee last week, citing irreconcilable differences, and now Us Weekly magazine is reporting an alleged affair may have been the reason for the split.

The magazine's article suggests Tish had a brief affair with Poison star Michaels shortly after he recorded a duet of his rock ballad "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" with Miley earlier this year, but he's adamant the report is fic...

Disney Starlets Keep Going To Rehab, Battling Eating Disorders & Getting Naked

11/2/2010 2:00pm EDT
Disney stars
Demi Lovato is the latest Disney star to check into a treatment center. She has reportedly struggled with an eating disorder, and rumors of "cutting" have been surfacing for years. Her rep has dismissed these rumors and released a statement saying, "Demi has decided to take personal responsibility for her actions and seek help."

The "Sonny With A Chance" star isn't the only Disney actress to struggle with fame.

One of the most well-known fallen Disney stars is Lindsay Lohan. She has been checking in and out of rehab for years and has been arrested for DUIs. Most recently, the actress f...

Miley Cyrus Sporting A 'Sleeve Tattoo'?

10/28/2010 12:39pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has sparked rumors she's shed her clean-cut image for good after she was seen out in Los Angeles with what appears to be a massive tattoo on her forearm.

The Hannah Montana star was seen enjoying a night out with friends at the Bourgeois Pig restaurant in Los Feliz on Tuesday, but it wasn't her super-short mini-dress that turned heads - the 17 year old stunned onlookers by sporting a huge piece of body art stretching from her left wrist to her elbow.

It is not known whether the tattoo is permanent, a temporary transfer, or a henna marking that will fade over time.

Cyrus al...

Liam Hemsworth Struggles With Miley Cyrus Attention

10/25/2010 12:18pm EDT
Liam Hemsworth
Liam Hemsworth struggles to cope with dating Miley Cyrus - because public scrutiny of his romance with the Hannah Montana superstar wears him down.

The actor was barely known outside his native Australia until he struck up a relationship with Cyrus on the set of their movie The Last Song last year, propelling him to global fame.

He admits the intense public interest in their romance puts a strain on him - and he often returns to his home country to escape the pressure.

Hemsworth says, "It's not easy. I'm not complaining. I don't read the tabloids and coming back to Australia keeps me ...

Victoria Justice Cuddles Up With Build-A-Bear

10/24/2010 5:00pm EDT
Victoria Justice
Teen singer/actress Victoria Justice is quickly adding to her resume after signing a deal to launch a line of kids apparel and stuffed animal merchandise.

The 17-year-old "Zoey 101" star will design a bear-sized T-shirt with the Build-A-Bear Workshop, which is set to hit shelves in December.

A dress will then be made available early next year; and she will eventually design a stuffed animal, reports Variety.

Build-A-Bear bosses have previously teamed up with heads behind "Hannah Montana," "Toy Story" and Jonas Brothers franchises on similar deals.

A spokesperson for the company tells Va...

Miley Cyrus Berates Photographers Over 'Dangerous Driving'

10/19/2010 10:48am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus was caught up in a roadside furor on Saturday after she stopped her car and warned a group of photographers to curb their "dangerous driving".

The Hannah Montana star was motoring through Los Angeles but became incensed when a snapper's vehicle "cut off" another motorist and Cyrus stopped her BMW at the side of the road to chastise them.

The singer/actress walked up to the window of the photographer's car and calmly told the occupants to stop taking risks on the road.

She said, "That guy is calling the cops on you guys. So you got your picture? No more following me? You ju...

Miley Cyrus Donates To The Homeless; Looks Like A 'Normal' Teen For A Change

10/15/2010 7:00pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus stopped at her local homeless shelter looking more like a normal teenager than a rock groupie. The Disney star was dropping off 10 bags of clothing to donate to the less fortunate.

Miley has been under fire from concerned parental groups lately over her latest music video, "Who Owns My Heart," in which she's seen blindfolded and grinding seductively in her underwear.

It still remains to be seen if Miley will head down the path of Lindsay Lohan or go clean-cut and pure like the Jonas Brothers, but these pics show she may be headed in the right direction - away from Britney Spea...

Miley Cyrus With Braids Looks Like Pippi Longstocking

10/13/2010 11:00am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus left Paty's Restaurant yesterday after having breakfast at the diner with her mother Tish and sister Noah. The 17-year-old actress/pop singer wore her hair in braids and had on a ripped white t-shirt with denim shorts.

The Disney star has come under fire from concerned parental groups over her racy new music video, in which she can be seen writhing semi-naked on a bed.

In the new clip for "Who Owns My Heart?" the former "Hannah Montana" star is seen blindfolded and grinding seductively in her underwear.

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Miley Cyrus Criticized For Sexy New Music Video

10/10/2010 5:45pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Disney star Miley Cyrus has come under fire from concerned parental groups over her racy new music video, in which she can be seen writhing semi-naked on a bed.

In the new clip for "Who Owns My Heart?" the 17-year-old former Hannah Montana star is seen blindfolded and grinding seductively in her underwear.

But Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council, insists the footage sends the wrong message to Cyrus' young fans.

He tells TMZ.com, "It is unfortunate that she would participate in such a sexualized video like this one.

"It sends messages to her fan base that are diametri...

Miley Cyrus' New 'Who Owns My Heart' Video - Too Sexy For A 17 Year Old?

10/8/2010 3:00pm EDT
Miley Cyrus just debuted her new video "Who Owns My Heart." She writhes around a bed with a sleep mask on and wears a tank top and underpants while applying lipstick.

At one point she sits in the back of a limsine showing off quite a bit of leg and thigh in a gold sequined halter top and short shorts. She also dirty dances in a club.

Is this video too provocative for the former "Hannah Montana" star? Or is it just a case of "girls being girls?" Check it out below, and you decide!

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Brandi Cyrus Praises 'Great Guy' Liam Hemsworth

10/4/2010 12:20pm EDT
Brandi Cyrus
Miley Cyrus' half-sister Brandi is pleased to see her younger sibling reunite with her on/off boyfriend Liam Hemsworth - because the Australian actor is a positive influence on the teen superstar.

The Hannah Montana actress ended her relationship with Hemsworth in August but the break-up didn't last long and the pair was subsequently spotted together again, sparking rumors of a reconciliation.

Cyrus' older sister Brandi has confirmed the romance is back on and admits she's delighted to see the singer/actress happy again.

She tells OK! magazine, "Liam is honestly one of the most down t...

Miley Cyrus Looks Like A Street Walker

10/1/2010 8:20am EDT
Miley Cyrus
We spotted 17-year-old Miley Cyrus wearing a pair of denim hotpants and cropped top for a night at Voyeur in Hollywood. It almost looks like she's patrolling for clients...what do you think of this white trash look?

The star was hidden as she left the club and bundled into a car by firends who shielded her from the cameras.

The singer/actress recently posted a video addressing various rumors. She explained, "No, I'm not engaged. No, I'm not getting engaged anytime soon... Miley doesn't need to do anything but sit and chill and enjoy life."

She also addressed reports she had plastic surge...