Billy Ray Cyrus Shares ‘One of My Best Memories Ever’ of Daughter Miley Amid Reported Estrangement

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Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus is looking back on good times.

The "Achy Breaky Heart" crooner took to social media to share a throwback of one of his "best memories ever," which included his daughter, Miley.

"One of my best memories ever: @cma Fest, back when it was Fan Fair. That's @mileycyrus and me, surrounded by thousands of incredible fans at the fairgrounds," he opened the caption of the Friday, June 7 Instagram upload.

The 62-year-old included the sentiment alongside an image of himself holding an infant Miley. The photo was placed in a frame with two handwritten notes, which he revealed was a poem he wrote in honor of his then-baby girl.

"The next day, someone handed me this picture, and I wrote that poem right then on the bus. I’m incredibly proud of her. She's a survivor and a true artist. She learned early on to love and appreciate the fans who make everything possible," the caption continued. "We both cherish the connection we have with our fans and are grateful for every single one of you! Hope you all have a great Friday! Now rock the country!!!"

See Billy Ray's heartfelt post here!

The public reflection comes at an interesting time, amid the Cyrus family's ongoing estrangement following his and ex-wife Tish's divorce.

Before their official split in 2022, the former couple were married for 30 years and welcomed three children together: daughters Miley and Noah, and son Braison. Additionally, Tish has two kids from a previous marriage, while Billy Ray is also the father of a son from a separate relationship.

Fans theorized Miley was on the outs with her famous father after she didn't attend his wedding to his new wife, Firerose, before leaving him out of her Grammy Awards shoutout speeches—further fueling rumors of a rift between the two.

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Miley and Billy Ray previously had a very close relationship, making music together and starring alongside one another on the hit Disney sitcom, Hannah Montana.

The "Flowers" singer has since seemingly shown where her loyalties currently lie, often showcasing her relationship with her mom.

Meanwhile, Noah and Tish have reportedly drifted apart, causing yet another family estrangement, after it was rumored that the 24-year-old was affiliated with Dominic Purcell before her mother tied the knot with the Australian actor in 2023.

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