Tish Cyrus Responds to Billy Ray Cyrus' Claim Hannah Montana Destroyed Their Family


Tish Cyrus Responds to Billy Ray Cyrus' Claim Hannah Montana Destroyed Their Family


Miley Cyrus' parents Tish Cyrus and ex Billy Ray Cyrus don't see eye-to-eye about the impact Hannah Montana had on their family.




According to Tish CyrusHannah Montana wasn't the wrecking ball Billy Ray Cyrus made it out to be.


Tish Cyrus Responds to Billy Ray Cyrus' Claim Hannah Montana Destroyed Their Family


In fact, Miley Cyrus' mom shut down the "Achy Breaky Heart" singer's 2011 assertion that the Disney Channel series "destroyed" their family.


"Absolutely not," Tish who officially divorced Billy in 2022 said on the Feb. 6 episode of the Call Her Daddy podcast. "I just think he was having a moment."


While eldest daughter Brandi Cyrus, who joined Tish for the interview, concurred. "The family's not destroyed, first of all," the 36-year-old noted. "We're doing great."


Tish also mother to Trace Cyrus, 34, Braison Cyrus, 29, and Noah Cyrus, 24 then offered her own take on Billy Ray's mindset regarding Hannah Montana. "I'm trying to be politically correct," she began. "He had done 'Achy Breaky' and nothing else was working."


The 1992 song is Billy Ray's debut single and one of his most successful records, hitting No. 1 on charts around the world.