WILEY MILEY! Experts Say: Billy Ray & Tish Cyrus’ Divorce Is Making Miley A Bad Girl!

Thu, October 28, 2010 4:49pm EDT by 11 Comments
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Did Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus’ failed marriage cause Miley to break down?

Miley “Can’t Be Tamed” Cyrus has been dressing in provocative clothing, going out to 21+ clubs and even making out with her boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth in public. After hearing the news that her parents, Tish and Billy Ray, are separating, Miley’s 180 degree shift to being a “bad girl” makes a lot more sense.

“Now that we know her parents have been heading towards divorce, it’s no wonder Miley has been sliding down the slippery slope of increasingly provocative behavior,” Dr. Carole Lieberman, psychiatrist and author of Bad Girls: Why Men Love Them & How Good Girls Can Learn Their Secrets tells HollywoodLife.com. “Her inappropriately sexual antics are a reaction to her fear of abandonment by her father. On top of this, he’s talking about wanting to be her friend, which is particularly damaging at this time.”

Billy Ray, who works with Miley, 17, on her Disney show, Hannah Montana, recently said his biggest goal was “to be Miley’s friend” — a parenting tactic doctors frown upon, especially during a divorce.

“It is very confusing for Miley to fear losing a father, and at the same time, hear that he wants to be her friend. She needs a father not a friend,” Dr. Lieberman explains.

Dr. Gilda Carle agrees and says although Miley has been the family’s bread-winner for years, she still needs parental support — and not just cheerleaders.

“She has no adult guidance. Life becomes more complicated as one gets older, and it is even more complicated when one grows up in the public eye,” she says. “She’s trying to figure out which parent is going to be her role model.”

Now that Miley’s parents are divorcing, she’s at an even higher risk of succumbing to risky (and inappropriate) behavior.

“When adolescents are anxious or depressed they don’t show it the same way as adults. They show it by acting out,” psychologist Dr. Mary Lamia says. “In general, ‘acting out’ behavior consists of drug abuse, sexual acting out, sexual behavior, or any behavior that distracts you or distracts other people. The typical behaviors are: drugs, sex, and over-stimulating activities.”

Yikes! We feel badly for Miley and her family. Going through a divorce is hard enough by itself, but it’s got to be much harder in the public spotlight!

–Kirstin Benson, with reporting by Jennifer Murray & Sarah Rose Attman

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Me

Posted at 8:54 AM on November 24, 2010  

Billy Ray and his wife are just one of those parents who don’t know how to put their foot down to anything. They think they’ll lose their daughter that way. What they do instead is go the opposite direction and act like a friend to their daughter instead of being the people who provide her guidance. So without parents, she’s really raising herself…its no wonder she’s such a total wild alleycat. Oh yeah, Miley…I almost forgot to tell you but my daughter is friends with Madonna’s daughter and I heard that Madonna can’t stand you either. She thinks somebody needs to put you over their lap and give you a good hard spanking (not you Billy Ray, seeing as you’d probably enjoy it and all since you’re not like a real parent or anything). Anyways, I heard that she (Madonna) thinks Miley is nothing but a little sh*t. What do you think about that Wiley Miley?

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Warren

Posted at 11:35 PM on October 31, 2010  

Miley is not a bad girl and has never got into any kind of trouble. She is always respectful of others and gives back to society through many charities. Yes, she is sexy and beautiful, but there is nothing wrong with that.

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liz

Posted at 8:24 AM on October 29, 2010  

what a packof lies just an excues to cover up her bad behaviour which she has been acting out for 4 years counting so because her parents are divorcing that most be the reason bs and what ever they say about parents divorcing their children will act out is also bs and also only one of six children acting up dosen’t make sense does it and i know because its happened to me when i was 12 and i had an older brother and younger sister but we never acted up like that withor without fame.

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mathew

Posted at 4:03 AM on October 29, 2010  

i think that …what do you wrote here isnt true

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Alice

Posted at 2:01 AM on October 29, 2010  

Probably Billy Ray Cyrus wanted to split because no one father likes to see his daughter being vulgar all the time and her mother must think that’s normal.
More probably Miley to ser the blame for the separation of her parents, NOT the victim..

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Lori

Posted at 12:40 AM on October 29, 2010  

Wow, usually patients spend weeks, month or sometimes years visiting a psychiatrist to get some sort of diagnosis. What a waste of money, Dr. Carole could do it over the internet without ever meeting them. (sarcasm)

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DaTruth

Posted at 10:18 PM on October 28, 2010  

I really effing doubt you “feel badly for Miley and her family” If you did you would be leaving them alone and not starting crap!!

Hell even Perez Hilton is being nice, WHY CANT YOU JUST LEAVE THEM ALONE FOR ONCE?!

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Melu

Posted at 10:15 PM on October 28, 2010  

I’ve said it before & I’ll say it again. BS! Miley has been acting out for the last three to four years. Her parents REFUSE to be parents & now she’s acting like a hooker. The divorce had nothing to do with her behavior.

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blah

Posted at 9:54 PM on October 28, 2010  

I can not wait until miley sues you.

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Tamara

Posted at 2:05 PM on October 29, 2010  

For what?

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Chris

Posted at 7:15 PM on October 28, 2010  

Dear Bonnie, this article is just so filled to the brim with lies and pure fabrications that it’s hard to know where to begin, other than to state at the start that you are one sad, sick sexually repressed woman who’s obviously looking for ways to drag other people down for being human. Miley Cyrus, to our public knowledge, has never “acted out.” She dresses the way other people in her late-teen, early-twenties LA peer group dress, along with a lot of teenagers and twenty-somethings in the rest of the developed world!!! It’s not acting out, it’s fitting in!!! She’s never been into drugs or alcohol, as most kids her age, in their late-teens and early-twenties, are. She’s never been in trouble with the law, with school, with her business contracts and managers or in any other part of her complex and hectic life. She treats people with uncommon politeness in public, even those who don’t deserve it. And Bonnie, being a liberated sensual person is not a crime. You might want to try it sometime. It might help you to get past your hyper-uptight hangups. And, you are still making the false claim that Miley Cyrus has been the “breadwinner” of her family for years. Billy Ray Cyrus have $150 million in assets. Look it up!!! That’s more than twice what Miley’s assets are worth. Neither Billy Ray, nor his wife, nor his other kids, are financiall dependent on Miley Cyrus. That’s a lie that people like you knowingly spread and you should stop it.

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