Miley Cyrus‘ dad Billy Ray Cyrus is reportedly engaged to Aussie singer Firerose.
The 61-year-old country music star is believed to have popped the question to the much-younger Sydney-born artist after she was seen wearing a diamond ring, according to The Sun.
The couple have known each other for a decade and have collaborated multiple times in the past, their most recent was in July 2021 on the track new day.
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The reported engagement comes just six months after Billy Ray’s wife and Miley’s mum, Tish Cyrus, filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences”.
This was the third time Tish, 55, had filed for divorce from her husband throughout their 28-year marriage.
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“It is after 30 years, five amazing children and a lifetime of memories, we have decided to go our separate ways – not with sadness, but with love in our hearts,” the couple wrote in a joint statement released to people magazine at the time.
“We have grown up together, raised a family we can be so proud of, and it is now time to create our own paths.”
“We will always be family and look forward to a continued and loving shared experience as friends and parents,” they continued. “We have not come to this decision lightly or quickly but with so much going on in the world, we wanted to provide some clarity and closure, so we can remain focused on what is important. With Love and Hope… Tish and Billy Ray Cyrus .”
Billy Rae is now reportedly much happier in his relationship with Firerose, but not everyone is on board with his new relationship.
“Not everyone sees his decision to move on so quickly in the same light though,” a source told The Sun. “There has been some tension with Miley, which is sad to see, but everyone is hopeful that they will be able to get over it soon enough.”
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It seems Billy Ray’s connection with Firerose is just too strong to be affected by external noise. Last year, in an August 2021vinterivew Live With Kelly & Ryan to promote their single, Firerose only had good things to say about the country music star.
“We actually met 10 years ago on the set of Hannah Montana,” she said, referring to Billy Ray and Miley’s children’s sitcom. “Billy Ray’s been a phenomenal supporter of my music ever since. He’s just really believed in me and continued to tell me to pursue my dreams no matter what and not give up. The music industry is not easy, but he’s been just a really, really incredible support.”
Firerose is also reportedly the first music artist signed by Billy’s record company, Sunnageronimo Publishing Inc.
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