Billy Ray, Miley, and Tish Cyrus (Getty Images)
It's a sad day for the Cyrus clan, since news broke that Miley's parents, Billy Ray and Tish, are divorcing after 19 years of marriage. While there was a close call back in 2010, this time it seems to be the real deal.
This got us thinking: These two have made it through nearly two decades — a big achievement, especially in Hollywood. They raised a daughter who turned into a major star without losing her mind, which is perhaps an even bigger achievement. And now… they're calling it quits? Isn't the hard part behind them?
It turns out, the timeline of their marriage (and its ending), is hardly unique in Hollywood. There are many child stars whose parents stuck it out during those early years, only to divorce after their kid made it big.
Back in 2002, Britney Spears was gracing the cover of Rolling Stone between Shakira and Mary J. Blige — and putting them both to shame. She had the most coveted figure on the planet, a $7 million promotional deal with Pepsi, and several recent GrammyRead More »from Child Stars Whose Parents Divorced After Their Kid Made It Big