Billy Ray Cyrus in GQ: My family is under attack by Satan, I’m ‘scared for’ daughter Miley


Miley Cyrus' dad, Billy Ray Cyrus, told GQ he is 'scared' for his daughter's future in the spotlight.

In this startling interview with GQ, Billy Ray Cyrus mentions Miley Cyrus’ “handlers”, his fears of seeing her dead like Anna Nicole Smith and Michael Jackson and the evil side of the industry.

Here’s the NY Daily News report on it:

Since condemning Miley Cyrus’ bong scandal in December, Billy Ray Cyrus hasn’t said much about his daughter or the controversies that keep surrounding her.

But in an interview conducted a mere five days after the video leaked, for GQ’s March issue, he comes out swinging.

Among the most startling revelations is an admission that “Hannah Montana” “destroyed” his family and his fear that 18-year-old Miley could possibly end up meeting the same tragic fate that befell controversial stars that came before her – namely, Michael Jackson, Kurt Cobain and Anna Nicole Smith.

“Every time something happened in Miley’s career, every time the train went off the track, if you will – Vanity Fair, pole-dancing, whatever scandal it was – her people, or as they say in today’s news, her handlers, every time they’d put me … ‘Somebody’s shooting at Miley! Put the old man up there!'” Billy Ray told the magazine about why he used to have such a strong public presence in his daughter’s life.

“Well, I took it, because I’m her daddy, and that’s what daddies do,” he added. “‘Okay, nail me to the cross, I’ll take it … ‘ ”

Now the 49-year-old father of six said he realized “they used me every time.” And he eventually reached his breaking point, choosing not to attend the starlet’s 18th birthday party last year.

“You know why I didn’t go? Because they were having it in a bar,” he explained. “It was wrong. It was for 21-years-old and up. Once again all them people, they all wanted me to fly out so that then when all the bad press came they could say, ‘Daddy endorsed this stuff … ‘”

“If I would have went out there I would have been right in the middle of all this stuff that’s going on right now with the bong. They’d be hanging it on my ass,” Billy Ray continued. “I had the common sense … I said, ‘This whole thing’s falling apart up there and they just want to blame all of this stuff on you again.’ I’m staying out of it.”

Billy Ray, who is in the process of divorcing Miley’s mom Tish, said he knew something was especially wrong in the days before the video of the teen star smoking salvia from a bong hit the web.

He explained to the magazine that he had heard her “handlers” were concerned about a missing iPhone and bartering with the people who obtained it.

“And that was on the heels, the week previous, of some pictures from Spain [which showed Miley drinking a beer] – a five- or seven-day period of just boom!” he recalled. “There’s a train wreck happening and my daughter’s right in the middle of it.”

Since he didn’t know what was on the missing phone, Billy Ray said he tried to find out through Miley’s team.

“They told me it was none of my business,” he claimed. “I’m dealing with somebody that had only known my daughter for possibly four years and I’m her daddy. I was pretty damn insulted.”

“And I took that as the ultimate alarm,” he continued. “‘It’s none of your business’! None of my business that you’re out running around L.A. trying to buy kids’ computers and phones because there’s something about my daughter?”

In her own recent interview with Marie Claire, Miley apologized for disappointing her fans with the drug incident, but also noted that it’s “normal” to be “imperfect” at her age.

Billy Ray made a similar concession in the GQ interview, admitting, “There’s no doubt I did stuff when I was a teenager that I’m sure could have turned out horribly.”

“I’ve done some stupid crap – I do stupid crap. We all do. But it’s different when you sit back and you see it happening to your little girl,” he explained. “I feel like I got to try. It’s my daughter”

“And,” Billy Ray added, “some of these handlers are perhaps more interested in handling Miley’s money than her safety and her career,” something that leaves him “scared for her.”

Billy Ray went on to discuss how fame ultimately cut short the lives of Jackson, Cobain and Smith, which has made him all the more eager to help his daughter navigate through life in the spotlight.

When he looks back on Miley’s rapid rise to fame through “Hannah Montana,” on which they both starred, he said he sees how “the business was driving a wedge between us.”

“It destroyed my family. I’ll tell you right now – the damn show destroyed my family,” Billy Ray declared, before admitting he wishes they never agreed to do the Disney Channel show.

“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,” he said.
“I’d erase it all in a second if I could.”

And for those who believe Billy Ray’s concern is really about whether his daughter will continue to be a cash cow, he offered to set the record straight.

“I’ve never made a dime off of Miley,” he insisted. “You got a lot of people have made percentages off of her. I’m proud to say to this day I’ve never made one commissioned dollar, or dime, off of my daughter.”

Billy Ray didn’t place all the blame on those currently in Miley’s life. There are also evil forces at work, he claimed.

“Somewhere along this journey, both mine and Miley’s faith has been shaken,” he said. “That saddens me the most.”

His family, Billy Ray argued, is now being ruined by Satan.

“No doubt,” he insisted. “There’s no doubt about it.”

And Billy Ray also held himself partially responsible for his daughter’s behavior.

“How many interviews did I give and say, ‘You know what’s important between me and Miley is I try to be a friend to my kids’? I said it a lot,” he admitted. “And sometimes I would even read other parents might say, ‘You don’t need to be a friend, you need to be a parent.’ Well, I’m the first guy to say to them right now: You were right.”

“I should have been a better parent. I should have said, ‘Enough is enough – it’s getting dangerous and somebody’s going to get hurt,'” he continued. “I should have, but I didn’t. Honestly, I didn’t know the ball was out of bounds until it was way up in the stands somewhere.”

– Source

Michael Jackson and Anna Nicole Smith were mentioned in the article  When Insiders Expose the Ugly Side of the Entertainment Industry.

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243 Comments on "Billy Ray Cyrus in GQ: My family is under attack by Satan, I’m ‘scared for’ daughter Miley"

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If you Billy Ray Cyrus truly believed in The Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,Son of the Living God you would know this: 1) satan has NO power over those who believe in AND obey Jesus Christ. satan's power was destroyed at the Cross 2000+ years ago. 2) You are Miley's father here on earth. You have authority-earthly and spiritual- over Miley and all your children no matter what their age. Your daughter's happenings "not your business?" Says who?the voice of satan ! And you buckle down to that voice ? and whine about it? Take action Billy Ray Cyrus.Take action before its too late.Your child's soul is on the fast track to hell for eternity. Yes your "child" Miley. She will always be a child in the eyes of God The Father. Weigh the events of your life against Gods' Holy Word : Proverbs 10:22- " The Blessing of The… Read more »

This is very well said………my sentiments exactly. GOD is always in control of every circumstance. Praying for you BR and your daughter.

Turn back to your faith with intensity Billy Rae. God says he never gives us more that we can handle and I am a walking talking testament to the fact that sometimes we feel he gives us more credit than we deserve. But if you keep the faith, you’ll find he was right in the long run.

I wish we could do something…

I wish we could too… But, now I think it’s too late. Even though I’m the first one that always says “It’s never too late” in some cases I think “too late” isn’t strong enough.

You are wrong……..with GOD it is never too late……that’s the key.

Plezzzzzzz change I loved u back then as Hannah and now my mom sayin ur just not good influence for me so plezzzz get saved and I can go back to lovin u again

Miley is a Monarch and Ray used to be her handler. I don't know how he got 'off the job' for awhile. Look at her birdcage photos etc. He was pimping her out as a sex kitten and bluebird when she was very young. Hannah did not ruin their lives, Ray is a sick dog, not some christian faithful. Look up photos of them together. VC would do well to expose Miley Cyrus and her father on this site, the evidence is compelling!

You’re absolutly right.

Something needs to be done about Miley. She is too young to be like she is. She needs to find Jesus and change her ways for the good. Yes, she really needs Him in her life…her only chance.

Do you think that he really had no idea what he was signing his daughter up for?

I think Billy Ray Cyrus did know what was going on, considering how Miley's success benefited him. After some mild success in the early 90s, Billy Ray Cyrus' career struggled from then on, and most the public forgot about him. Miley's success as Hannah Montana helped re-vamp his career, and he was back to living the high life.

Thats exactly what happened.. I'm also afraid for that young girls life…
Too bad her daddy is too late to help now. He should've done something, but instead he already gave her up when she was in Hannah Montanna.

Aww Billy Ray, What did you think of watching your daughters performance at the VMA's? did it break your Achey breaky heart? lol………….I cant help but think too little too late I guess. Well good luck Mr Cyrus, Miley and Tish coz ya gonna need it my friend. Hollywood is gonna f**k y'all up 🙂

I don't know but, for real, if this is how people try to be recognised now, it's just Rubbish! One thing we all must know is, none of us was left out of GOD'S gifts! Every single person has an incredible gift from GOD. A skill that no other person has, unique from the other person. You don't rush to be noticed! There are no short cuts to been Good at what you can do! I'll advice anybody, please, this world could seem hasty to it's decisions but you don't have to follow it! Don't think time is going, because truly Time is not going anywhere if you don't want it to! Build your skills and Pray to GOD for direction, and you will see things you never thought you were worth! Your all worth so much! You will make in Jesus name! Amen!

Amen to that………..Jesus is the ONLY way.

Billy Ray sold his daughter to Satan (Jewish run DisneyCorp) a decade or so.
BR, you got rich, so "quit your b*tching.".

But the scorpion will be a scorpion and will turn all goyim girls into disgusting s***s.
As in the Weimar Republic – that's what Jews do.

i would have liked to have seen the day my boss would have told one of my parents it was none of their business when presently the girl is 1/2 naked in front the world looking like a bumble bee with twisted pupils in her eyes…seriously, that would have been a 1/2 of a performance with parents pulling their child off of a stage and so long to the boss at her age….like it or not when your parents put that many years in to your welfare they have the right to be where ever, when ever and out of respect the child doesn't have to like it, if it is what is in their best interest….so be it. As for her career well brittney saw many changes in her life and is still around – obviously, this is a change that Miley will have to go through and come… Read more »

Let us intercede for all of the victims.
Let’s pray for them, they are controlled, hepless.. they thought they’re free but its just an illusion..
God cant move in them because they are living a life of their own, selfish and conforming to this world. But when we intercede, we are moving the hand of God’s mercy and grace to them..

We need to intercede for them so that God can move in their life with authority. Please my dear bro and sis.. let’s cry out for them to be saved and freed from the chains of the enemy.

She wanted to dance with the devil while daddy encouraged her.Duh.

Maybe if billy ray cryrus was a better father “satan”, wouldn’t be attacking your dumbass.

I feel that Billy Ray dropped the bomb when it comes to Miley . I don’t even like to see her . He is part of her problem but she is old enough now to do her thing and I guess she is .

your Daughter would be attack .if she did not attack Christian first ,I’m not a Christian but I think your daughter is the most vile yong women I have ever seen .and thank the grate sprit that 1she is not my child or that I have know children that would use her as there roll model

If Billy Ray had kept his walk with the Lord all this wouldn’t be happening now. He had a HUGE ego and wanted fame and money. The best of him was when he played a Dr. on the CLEAN program Doc. But once he left that……………he became a wild man………..anything goes type. He could have had it all with God’s help. But he chose the wrong lifestyle and yes, Satan probably is after the whole family because he let Satan in years ago. And…………..I think he also tried to ride on Miley’s fame. All you have to do now is Humble himself, Pray for forgiveness, accept God and proceed. He is a Loving God and forgives anything. Try it. your life will be enriched for it. Praying for you.


It ant his fault she's a grown woman and she knows right from wrong. I feel bad for him .and maybe if everybody would stop supporting her she woundnt be famous and letting their children praise her basically then .maybe you guys should sit back and think about things before you judge somebody else……. ps.. it says in the Bible that it's a sin to judge.. JUST SAYING…. hope things get better for your family Billy Ray Cyrus. .

I'm reading it now . now it really happened 🙁

“They told me it was none of my business,” he claimed. “I’m dealing with somebody that had only known my daughter for possibly four years and I’m her daddy. I was pretty damn insulted.”

HE IS SO right on about that!! Insulting indeed!! You are her father, who the hell did that moron think he was?!? I would have been arrested if I was you, that's all I gotta say, if some nobody thought he was gonna take my rightful place in my baby's life!!!

“You know why I didn’t go? Because they were having it in a bar,” he explained. “It was wrong. It was for 21-years-old and up. Once again all them people, they all wanted me to fly out so that then when all the bad press came they could say, ‘Daddy endorsed this stuff … ‘” You know that is a great start for him! Awesome, he knew it was wrong, so instead of do something!!! I WOULD HAVE RAISED HELL IF THAT WAS MY 18 YEAR OLD BECAUSE SHE IS MY DAUGHTER AND SHE IS ONLY 18 YEARS OLD AND IT WOULD BE OVER THEIR DEAD BODIES THAT SHE WOULD GO!!! LET HER HATE ME BUT GUESS WHAT SHE STILL WOULDN'T GO!!! JEEZ!!! Why is he so flipping worried about them and what everyone thinks, especially if he is doing what he is supposed to?!? If he believes in God,… Read more »

Oh your poor achy breaky heart Billy. WELL DO SOMETHING ABOUT, IT MAN! Get both of yourselves out of the damn business! Save your daughter and stop whining about it !

Billy Ray handed her over to the jew Eisner, and he and she becamevery rich.
BR turned his daughter inro a sleazy n-word ho and has no right to complain now.
BR is more evil than Eisner.

way to be racist.

Take up some reading materials, start with the Talmud. Then feel free to call racist.

Lilith eh? girl change ya name first. Demon ass. The dirty ass jews will be punished for their evil ways just like god allowed Hitler to do so…… What you gonna say now Demon?

At last he realize the sinister outcome of his own daughter if she continues on like this. Good on you sir for showing concern for your own daughter, especially when her posse just refuses to let you in on the dark secrets of whats really going on in the music industry.

But this was the expected result, especially when you gave in your own child to stardom and now shame afterwards and losing your way into the big time moments, which also may include partying, drugs, and a possible demise like that of Jackson and smith at your own expense.

Don't blame Miley's father but instead pray for him! I'm praying for you Mr. Cyrus and for your daughter. May Christ Jesus lift you both up from this dark place and into His loving grace, Amen!

The Bible tells us we are the keepers of our children. So yes, he is to blame. But God can straighten him out and work on Miley too. But he must ask forgiveness and then change his life and God will do the rest. Only Jesus can Satisfy the Soul……Only he can take your heart and make it Whole. Amen Yes……….they need all of our prayers.

please pray for miley cyrus
in Jesus name Amen!

Miley come on have faith in ur self listen to ur dad plezzzzz quit bein on Satans side u can do it keep fighting for ur self don't give up

I guess he failed to protect her, she now twerks and just to be honest, a s**t

It's sad all these girls that will do whatever for fame, very sad. I bet the majority of us here on this site that see it going on couldnt care any less about fame and fortune. How right am I?

As for the father Billy, he's up against an Army of handlers and other leeches. The problem is people like us, "normal folks" don't do much to stop these kind of activities, but then again, what can we do?

We can always PRAY

miley cyrus wanted out along time ago dude wow she's been out..same goes with kate they already killed the real one

I used to LOVE billy Ray Cyrus’s music when I was a kid…I danced to that ish when i was a lil boy…But what he’s done to his daughter is an unspeakable crime. He should have hustled his cd’s harder or something instead of pimpin out his own flesh and blood.. I lost all respect for the man

you hear me BILLY RAY…..Your scum!!!

Ok so Cyrus decided to take it all back on the View- another stupid show that I lose brain cells watching- he just took it back and said over and over- "I love Disney. I love Hana Montana. I love Disney, I love Hana Montana." And basically blamed GQ for knocking on his door when he was down during hard times…

all effin bs i tell ya

Wow… Iits crazy how rich and famous you can get if you have the right people behind you. Miley looks like any other girl pretty much, well around here at least. She had no choice but to sell her soul if she wanted to be rich lol she woulda just been some other s**t somewhere trying to attract guys with her no talent and ugly face. Same goes for Billy Ray. He woulda probly still been some random redneck guy with a guitar. Seriously peoples minds are f****d the way they decide who to give fame and attention to. There are a million good musicians out there trying to make it, and people would still rather check out the new miley video or line dance to gay ass achey breaky heart. and another thing anyone agree with me that miley didnt look like she was tripping on salvia? Ive smoked… Read more »

I am very saddened by this reality in the Cyrus family. I understand Billy Ray's concerns for Miley and I sure hope things turn around for all of them!! Message to the Cyrus family, you are in my prayers! May God bless you abundantly and help you all get things together once again as a family! I really hope the best for you guys! God Bless!!

well, all i can say is that right now miley is going through a ROUGH STAGE in her life. Satan is the one to blame but it also take two to tango. i really believe you SHOULD NOT always treat your kids like BUDDIES, thats a very bad mistake parents now a days have. I think people should learn from this example. The so called experts that say treat your kid like your friend ARE WRONG.

That apparently DOES NOT WORK because now you see what can happen, just look at Miley.

i strongly urge Billy to keep his head up and pray pray pray

I am confused how he missed all the signs…years ago the media and people everywhere were saying how inappropriate things in their family seemed. Even their younger daughter, Noah, has been seen everywhere in clothes that only a stripper would wear and she was only 6 or 7 years old!?!

I guess I question the sincerity here, maybe he is sincere, or possibly he is just getting out of the blame most of us would be putting on him. At some point he and his wife turned a very blind eye….there is footage online to prove this all over the web.

He had proof all around him, look at all the former Disney Stars and where they ended up.

I'm sad for them but I saw it coming years ago as did many others.

WOW! Billy Ray truly cracked. He probably exposed so much more in this article than he meant but I don't blame him at all. They are getting sloppier by the minute and a lot of people are waking up.

If people had their doubts about mind control, then this should be proof enough!

Jimmy Kimmel Live he says "Satan Attacks Billy Ray Cyrus "

Funny, Billy Ray was on the Hannah Montanna show before, he's done photoshoots with miley, and for miley-cyrus tagged brands. So yes, he has made money off of her name before, he's making money off of this interview here. LOL Which is amusing, the way this blog picks and chooses what stories and crap to put out there and spin in a certain way for your mindless followers is amusing.

The media picks and chooses. The news room picks and chooses. And your point is? Do your own research, maybe you'll find out the real truth rather than just having your head stuck in your butt. 🙂 Just saying.

After reading his story, I feel like crying… None of this was in Mr Ray's control. Miley's gonna die.

pull yourself together girl.

For more on how crazy the government/illuminati is check out Farhank501 channel on youtube.

Seriously, there is enough evidence out there to see whats going on… If you can't see it then have mercy on your soul. All this government, satan, Jesus stuff does exist. Do your own reasearch.

Yes, because through research you can prove that God and Satan exist. Right.

(Sorry, but I am just sick of people coming here just to remind us all that Jesus is our saviour…)

Bottom line is the man admitted that something is going on and he is not proud of the fact that he played a role in his daughters continuous destruction. I don't really think it matters what he meant by stating that his family is under attack by satan. The fact that grown people feel the need to argue about ones interpretation about what he meant is obsurd. In my personal opinion, one with common since would know that he meant just what he said. I mean come on people what website are we on??

Did anyone else get extremally confused about that Billy Ray?

Half of the stuff he was saying were botched and hard to understand…

I think that because he is (or was..?) apart of the business that he should've known this would have been coming. Maybe he thought that they were better than the industry. Who knows. Even still, he should stop supporting her in what she's doing. Show her the destruction that could come to her. Then you just kind-of hope that you did a good job as a parent

There are four kinds of spiritual beings in our world. There are those with love in their hearts, but without light in their eyes. These are mortal folks, we human beings in general. Then there are those beings with neither love nor light at all. They are what you might call "Satanic", but in the vaguest sense. Materialism is all they care about and all-in-all this mode of consciousness is what elites try so hard to impose on people. Beings who embrace light but reject love are called Luciferic beings. They recognize the spiritual world, but without compassion they are brutal and jaded beyond words. These beings rule the material world. They use their powers to sap the life from us because we're blind to them, because they can comprehend the spiritual realms and we don't. Above all are beings of both love and light. These are called Christic beings.… Read more »
Upon further consideration, I should append that I recognize there are a significant number of red flags surrounding Billy and Miley, though I've taken the above interview at face value. I'm pretending the country music industry isn't completely owned by the shadow government and steeped with monarch mind control programming. If you've got good control of your gagging reflex, well into the Hannah Montana movie is a song Miley and her father sing together about a cute little Miley caterpillar becoming a butterfly. Pointing fingers at "Satan" sounds silly, and it's also possible, perhaps even probable, that the Cyrus family is a traumatic mess of monarch programming. It didn't occur to me fully until I read more of the comments and reflected on what I knew. If Miley was a monarch slave to begin with, it'd take either a miracle or an experienced hypnotist to pull her alter system out… Read more »


I'm not saying that the religion of anyone else is stupid and I'm not saying that my opinion is better than that of anyone else. Whatever you believe is fine if it works for you. What I'm saying is take responsibility for your own actions or lack of action and don't blame someone or something else.

Does it not occur to people that if god exists everywhere and in everything then satan (which means adversary of god possibly referring to lucifer after rebellion) is part of god, the shadow of god as such, in other words the two cannot be seperate beings in reality only mans polarity infested mind make's this distinction and hence we have good and evil in the world created by man's hand due to his seperated thinking. My point here is that in laying blame of all evil to something called satan you give power to a lie and take all blame from man's shoulders over the evil he commits in the world. ''Every man holds responsibility over his own soul, what is chosen in life is his choice to make.'' I fully agree with the last comment on the article above “I should have been a better parent. I should have… Read more »

^^^^^^ THIS^^^^^^

Thank you very much for that random thought, Random Thought. It is great food for thought, and one of the most intelligent comments I have ever read on this site.

Billy Ray put his daughter in a silver platter and handled her to the best bidder (Disney). How come he is the victim now?

What about Noah? Is it by the time she finally turns 'rotten' like Miley that he will come and offer an insight of his 'sadness' and 'pain' again?

I feel bad for Miley and her sister, they didn't know better; but Billy Ray DID know and he is sorry now because he is not her 'handler' anymore.

Michael Jackson warned Britney Spears about the music industry before he died. He told her that she should retire from the industry to focus on her family so she does not end up like him. And now Michael is dead.

I heard that too!! They were talking about that when Britney Spears started going downhilll, even before Michael Jackson died!! So crazy! She reportedly promised Michael that she would take a long break after her tour.

Britney Spears is awesome because she was controlled by her handlers before, but she tried to break free and wants to do things her own way now.