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Billy Ray Cyrus Says Miley Is 'The Happiest She's Ever Been' After Split From Liam Hemsworth

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Billy Ray Cyrus says when Miley smiles, 'she's like the sun.'
Billy Ray Cyrus says when Miley smiles, 'she's like the sun.'

Billy Ray Cyrus has consistently been vocal in his support for his daughter Miley, even at her most controversial. Yesterday, Billy Ray opened up to "Entertainment Tonight" and talked about his famous daughter's state of mind post-breakup from Liam Hemsworth, and how her happiness is really all that matters to him.

"All I know for sure is I heard my daughter say today she's the happiest she's ever been in her life immediately following [the breakup.] That's when I saw Miley being so happy," he said. "Somewhere along the stress and strain of different things I didn't see her smiling as often for a little while and all of a sudden she's like the sun, and when she smiles it's light."

He added: "Everything happens for a reason and the main thing for me, as Miley's daddy, is she's happy." Billy Ray echoed the same sentiment on Twitter following Miley's "Today" show appearance, tweeting:

The 52-year-old musician also spoke about his 13-year-old, Noah, comparing her somewhat to Miley and admitting wholeheartedly that their family is far from normal.

"I've really enjoyed the time I've been allowed to spend with Noah lately," said the father of six. "I've never known normal. Miley's never known normal. Noah might be [the closest] to all of our children as knowing normal and even that's quite sad to say, because let's think about her world right now. It's anything but normal."

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