Miley Cyrus’ mother admits she was “terrified” before her divorce from Billy Ray Cyrus

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The 2024 Grammy Awards were held this past February 4 and brought a lot of joy to some of the most important voices in the industry. Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Karol G starred in several of the best moments, but without a doubt Miley Cyrus He won great applause from the public and his followers through social networks during the following days.

The singer of flowers He had a gala in style, in which he won his first two Grammys. Thus, in the 66th edition of the awards and with six nominations, Miley Cyrus marked her history with her award for Best Recording of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. During this great celebration of music, her mother Tish Cyrus, whom he mentioned during her speech, was at her side.

“I want to thank everyone on this stage right now, Tom, Tyler, Michael and Greg. Our teams, my team, Crush, Columbia, my mom, my sister, my love…”, Miley shared from the stage. Furthermore, she added: “I don’t think I have forgotten anyone, but I may have forgotten (to put on) underwear.” But in that dedication many followers realized that “someone was missing”: her father.

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The divorce between Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray CyrusAs the family has mentioned several times, it was very problematic and complicated, with the children positioning themselves on both sides. While Miley, Trace and Brandi are shown by their mother’s side; Noah and Braison choose to support their father.

Now it has been Tish Cyrus who has decided to speak for the first time about how she felt during her divorce. He has done it on the podcast he has with his daughter Brandi Cyrus, Sorry We’re Stoned. Thus, he has revealed that she lived “a real psychological breakdown” during this procedure.

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“I will be turning 57 soon. When I was going through my divorce and trying to make the decision to leave a 30-year marriage, I was completely terrified“Tish confessed to her eldest daughter during her program.

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“My two biggest fears in life were always being alone and my mom dying… I was like, ‘I just don’t know if I’ll survive when my mom dies.’ Honestly. And I had like a month of, honestly, a complete psychological breakdown. “It was the worst, honestly… It wasn’t good,” Miley Cyrus’ mother said.

Likewise, she added: “I thought I was going to be alone forever. That was one of the times I had an anxiety attack that paralyzed me… I spent 30 days in which I did not eat, I did not sleep; I just felt like I was crawling out of my skin. It was really scary“.

If she reflects on the decision to separate from the father of her children after three decades together, Tish Cyrus does not hesitate to express that “it has been good” for her. “It was like taking a weight off my shoulders and just being able to breathe.”the mother confessed in this meeting with Brandi Cyrus.

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This whole time was complicated for Tish. And now, three years after that, he has managed to overcome this episode and remake her life with actor Dominic Purcell (Prison Break)whom she married last August in Malibu.


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