Miley Cyrus‘ parents, Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus, are divorcing after 17 years of marriage, it has been announced.
The couple announced their split today, saying:
“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.”
The pair filed divorce papers yesterday in a Tennessee court, citing “irreconcilable differences."
They have three children together including Miley; daughter Noah and son Braison Chance. Billy Ray also has two kids from a previous relationship, Trace and Brandi.
“It was a long time coming. It is the best thing for both of them,” a source tells E! News.