Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus File for Divorce

Billy Ray Cyrus and Leticia CyrusThe parents of a famous teen sensation have filed for divorce after 17 years of being married.

Singer and actor Billy Ray Cyrus and wife Leticia “Tish” (nee Finley) are calling it quits. Their statement said, “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.” They have filed their divorce in Tennessee, citing irreconcilable differences.

The couple have three biological children together namely, singer and television star Miley Ray (born Destiny Hope), Noah Lindsey and Braison Chance. Billy adopted two of Tish’s children from a former marriage. Billy has another son from a former relationship.

Billy and daughter Miley star in the hit Disney television show Hannah Montana.

Billy Ray became a household name via the song Achy Breaky Heart which won him the American Music Award for Favorite Country Single and Favorite New Artist.