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Tuesday
Apr052011

Miley Cyrus Back on Twitter for Charlie Sheen

ABC News(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Miley Cyrus recently returned to Twitter by jumping on the feed of her producer friends Rock Mafia, but now she's set up shop under another Twitter handle, @GypsyHeartTour.  The Twitter feed was set up to promote her upcoming world tour, but Miley jumped on it for the first time Sunday, writing, “Yo guys! It’s MC! Thank you so much for my [Kids Choice Award]! PS I am taking over the Gypsy Heart twitter!” Later, she explained her return, tweeting, "I'm not gonna lie. I came back to twitter for two reasons -- my fans and to follow Charlie Sheen.”

Then in an explosion of tweets, Miley picked up right where she left off back in 2009, talking about her favorite music, posting a picture of her dog, and declaring that her goal was to reach one million fans.

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Saturday
Mar192011

Billy Ray Cyrus: Miley's TV Show Didn't Destroy Family

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Billy Ray Cyrus, in a taped appearance that aired Friday on ABC's The View, backtracked on comments he made to GQ magazine suggesting that he and his daughter Miley Cyrus' Disney Channel series, Hannah Montana, "destroyed" his family.

He told the women on The View, "I love Hannah Montana. I love Disney. That didn’t tear my family apart. Now, fame -- fame is a different animal, you’ve got to be careful with that thing."

Billy Ray says he and Miley have a strong relationship now, despite rumors that she was upset with him because of the GQ interview.

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Monday
Mar072011

Miley Cyrus Plays Justin Bieber on 'SNL'

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Miley Cyrus met Miley Cyrus on Saturday Night Live over the weekend.  Cyrus, who hosted the show, made an appearance in a new edition of the recurring sketch "The Miley Cyrus Show," in which castmember Vanessa Bayer imitates the Hannah Montana star. Rather than play herself, Miley portrayed Justin Bieber, constantly winking at the camera and pretending to act manly.

In another sketch, Miley briefly portrayed Lindsay Lohan in a Charlie Sheen-hosted talk show called "Duh! Winning!" Cast member Bill Hader played Sheen, who had Christina Aguilera as his bandleader and who welcomed guests who've had their share of controversy of late, including Lohan and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

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Thursday
Feb242011

Billy Ray Cyrus: I'm 'Mending My Family'

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Billy Ray Cyrus wants to be one big happy family. 

Cyrus is trying to do some damage control after he told GQ magazine that Hannah Montana destroyed his family.  He also said he was concerned about daughter Miley because of the people who are surrounding her.

Billy Ray's comments to GQ reportedly infuriated Miley.  Rumors also surfaced she was so incensed she ordered her father to bail on his scheduled appearance on The View this week.

Billy Ray Cyrus tells People, "It is very important to me to work on mending my family right now."  While admitting his remarks were "explosive and unintentionally so," Cyrus added, "My family is the most important thing I have, and we are working together to make sure our future is stronger and healthier.  It is all a learning process, and we thank everyone for their support and respect of our privacy as we sort through very important family issues."

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Wednesday
Feb162011

Billy Ray Cyrus: 'Hannah Montana' 'Destroyed My Family'

Photo Courtesy - Walt Disney Records(NEW YORK) -- No amount of fame and fortune is worth the trouble that came with Hannah Montana.  That's what Billy Ray Cyrus says about daughter Miley starring in the hit Disney show.

He tells GQ he wishes Hannah Montana had never come into their lives, adding, "I hate to say it, but yes, I do.  I'd take it back in a second.  For my family to be here and just be everybody okay, safe and sound and happy and normal, would have been fantastic.  Heck, yeah.  I'd erase it all in a second if I could."

He added, "I'll tell you right now -- the damn show destroyed my family."

Billy Ray also says whenever his 18-year-old daughter found herself causing controversy, he would be cited as the person responsible.

Cyrus said, "Every time the train went off the track...her people, or as they say in today's news, her handlers, every time they'd put [the blame on] me...I took it because I'm her daddy...OK, nail me to the cross."

Billy Ray, who confessed "there's no doubt" his family is under attack by Satan, also says he's worried because so many people want a piece of his daughter.

"I'm scared for her," he said.  "She's got a lot of people around her that's putting her in a great deal of danger.  I want to get her sheltered from the storm."

Billy Ray also discussed the infamous salvia incident, in which Miley was caught on camera smoking the herb from a bong.  He said one of Miley's "handlers" told him "it was none of my business."  He then added, "I should have said, 'Enough is enough -- it's getting dangerous and somebody's going to get hurt'...Honestly, I didn't know the ball was out of bounds until it was way up in the stands somewhere."

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Monday
Jan172011

'Hannah Montana' Series Comes to Close

Photo Courtesy - DISNEY CHANNEL/BOB D'AMICO(LOS ANGELES) -- Sunday night marked the final episode of Hannah Montana Forever.

In the final episode, titled "Wherever I Go," Cyrus’ character, Hannah, has to decide whether to go to college with her best friend Lilly, or to accept a role in a Steven Spielberg movie starring Tom Cruise. In the end, Lilly decides she can't leave school behind and the friends go their separate ways at the airport -- until Hannah makes a surprise appearance at the dorm, having decided to ditch the movie to keep her promise to go to college with her friend.

The Disney Channel series that made a global star out of Miley Cyrus first debuted March 24, 2006.

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Friday
Jan142011

'Hannah Montana' Comes to an End; Final Episode Airs Sunday

Photo Courtesy - Walt Disney Records(NEW YORK) -- The final episode of Miley Cyrus' TV show Hannah Montana airs on Sunday.

The Disney Channel series first debuted March 24, 2006, when Cyrus was the fresh-faced daughter of country star Billy Ray Cyrus.  Now, five years later, Miley's an international superstar who's sold millions of albums and concert tickets and millions of dollars' worth of merchandise.

In the final Hannah Montana episode, titled "Wherever I Go," Miley/Hannah is called upon to make the biggest decision of her life -- whether to go to college, or to accept a role in a movie.  Cyrus wouldn't go into details about the episode, but said, "I think everyone realizes that they can't live on Hannah Montana's coattails forever.  You gotta move on at some point."

Leaving behind the show on which she grew up will be a strange experience for Cyrus, who always felt it was her comfort zone.  She said, "It's going to be hard, after a tour or a movie, not [being able to say], 'OK, yeah, I can go back to the show and people that I'm used to and people that I like and have known me before any of this stardom thing ever happened.'"

Cyrus will next appear in the upcoming film L.O.L., opposite Demi Moore, and is also shooting another film called So Undercover.  She'll likely continue to tour and record as well.  Cyrus said, "I know, like, 100 percent what I wanna do, and that's continue to entertain people."

The final episode of Hannah Montana airs at 7 p.m. E.T. Sunday on the Disney Channel.

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