Billy Ray Cyrus’ Dog Introduced Him to Future Wife Firerose 14 Years Ago
The newlywed couple sat down for a joint look on Thursday’s episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show, opening up in regards to the kismet means they first crossed paths 14 years in the past as Firerose was leaving an audition in Hollywood.
“It is actually a funny story,” Firerose says. “Billy’s dog at the time, Tex — who was the most beautiful German Shepherd you’ve ever seen — he was tapped in to some divine purpose because we were, at the time, just friends.”
Billy Ray was married to Tish Cyrus for 28 years, throughout which era they break up up and filed for divorce 3 times, reconciling repeatedly till Tish’s final filing in April 2022. In the submitting, it was famous that the 2 had not lived collectively since February 2020, and he or she cited irreconcilable variations because the grounds for his or her divorce.
Billy Ray previously recounted his meet-cute with Firerose in an interview with People, revealing that they met on the set of Hannah Montana, the TV sequence he starred in along with his daughter, Miley Cyrus.
“I loved doing that show,” he mentioned of the Disney Channel program, which ran for 4 seasons from 2006 to 2011. “There’s a couple old pine trees on the lot that look like Tennessee. [My dog] Tex and I would go out there in the middle of the day and he’d take care of his business and we’d stretch and I’d think how much I missed Tennessee. On that given day, Firerose came out of the front door. There was almost a moment of, I don’t know, recognition. I was like, ‘This girl’s a star.'”
After Firerose petted Billy Ray’s canine, she informed him she’d had an audition that day for a component she did not get. He determined to step in and put her in contact with producers and different executives he knew.
“I think she met a lot of the cast and met the producers, writers. And, in some ways, well, in a lot of ways, we became friends,” Billy Ray shared.
The 62-year-old “Achy Breaky Heart” singer married Firerose on Oct. 10 in an “ethereal celebration of love.”
“10/10/23 will always be the beautiful, joyous day that our two souls united as one in holy matrimony,” they captioned the submit, which options the comfortable couple embracing on a mountaintop. Billy Ray stored issues conventional with a black go well with, whereas Firerose wore a long-sleeved lace robe and flowing veil, with make-up performed by Jessica Candage.
“It was the most perfect, ethereal celebration of love we could have ever imagined. For both of us to hear the preacher say, ‘Billy Ray and Firerose Cyrus… I now pronounce you husband and wife’ that was the sacred moment our new forever began. Long Live Love!”
The couple got engaged in August 2022.
Billy Ray and Firerose’s nuptials got here lower than two months after Tish married Prison Break actor Dominic Purcell in an intimate ceremony, with Miley by her mother’s facet because the maid of honor.
In addition to Miley, 30, Tish and Billy are mother and father to Trace, 34, Braison, 29, and Noah, 23. Tish shares daughter Brandi, 36, along with her ex, Baxter Neal Helson, whereas Billy additionally has a 30-year-old son, Christopher Cody, with Kristin Luckey.