Billy Ray Cyrus: I’ve Been A Better Friend To Miley Than A Father (VIDEO)


By Shari Weiss



Billy Ray Cyrus has opened up to “Entertainment Tonight” about his complicated relationship with daughter Miley, in advance of his upcoming memoir.

Hillbilly Heart is set to hit bookshelves next week, and features the country singer reflecting on everything from his rise to fame to co-starring with Miley on “Hannah Montana.”

In 2011, the famous father-daughter pair became temporarily estranged after Cyrus told GQ that the show “destroyed” his family, and that he was concerned for Miley’s future.

He later issued an apology, and vowed to work on “mending” the relationship.

Cyrus tells “ET,” “I almost feel a little bit bad as a daddy saying it, but I’ve always been a better friend to Miley than I have been a daddy.”

Check out the video here.

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