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"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."
Billy Ray Cyrus filed the divorce papers in Tennessee on Tuesday, Oct. 26, citing irreconcilable differences. He and Tish were married for nearly 17 years; they would've celebrated their 17th anniversary in December. Aside from daughter Destiny Hope, better known to the world as Miley Cyrus, the couple have a son, Braison, and daughter, Noah. Billy Ray is also dad to Tish's older children from a previous marriage, as he adopted Trace, now 21, and Brandi, now 22, when they were young children. The 'Achy Beaky Heart' singer also has a 18-year-old son, Cody, from a previous relationship.
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