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Billy Ray Cyrus: Candidate for 2011’s Tacky Taste

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith

HollywoodNews.com: Here it is, only February and already we have a strong candidate for this year’s Tacky Taste Awards: poor pitiful papa Billy Ray Cyrus, for the recent ‘GQ’ interview in which he blames “Hannah Montana” for pretty much all the ills in his life — including the end of his marriage and his concerns over the behavior of his 18-year-old daughter, Miley.

“The damn show destroyed my family,” he proclaims. He gripes that every time there was a scandal, like Miley’s awards show pole dancing or her sexually provocative ‘Vanity Fair’ photos, his daughter’s “handlers” had the nerve to put him before the press to take the heat. “‘Somebody’s shooting at Miley! Put the old man up there!’ Well, I took it, because I’m her daddy, and that’s what daddies do. ‘Okay, nail me to the cross, I’ll take it,” he whines.

Good daddies don’t allow their little girls be photographed topless cuddling a bed sheet at age 15, or join them for creepy couple-style shots that hint at incest. Billy Ray’s mea culpa in ‘GQ’ is all about how he should have been more of a parent and less of a friend to Miley, but doesn’t include anything about his responsibility in matters like photos in which he was personally involved.

To many observers, his true priorities have often shown through the thin veneer of a family man performance. This is the guy who tended to frown, sigh, purse his lips, become clipped or otherwise give evidence of his distaste whenever press asked Miley-related questions — instead of Billy Ray-related questions. Even in the best of times. He rode the young talent’s coattails into an obviously fervently-desired fresh wave of fame. And now that his “Hannah Montana” ride is over, he’s in ‘GQ,’ pointing fingers at everyone else for Miley’s excesses.

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One Comment

  • February 22, 2011 | Permalink |

    This is possibly the worst article I have ever read. To say something so pathetic like that makes most people laugh at you. He’s a father! He’s obviously going to blame what’s right! If Miley was my daughter I’d have every right to blame Hannah Montana. Why? Because shevgot her fame through it and Miley has obviously lost her head in fame. Don’t start with articles saying he basically isn’t a good father because he’s blaming hannah montana. Put yourself in his shoes, would you like it if someone wrote an article about you and made you look like a shit parent? Even if you don’t have kids. This article is lame and trashy.

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