Billy Ray Cyrus calls off divorce

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2011, 10:09 AM IST

Los Angeles: Miley Cyrus` father Billy Ray is calling off his divorce with wife Tish.

Billy, who had previously blamed his daughter`s fame after `Hannah Montana` behind the break-up, says he wants keep his family together, a magazine reported.

"I`ve dropped the divorce. I want to put my family back together...Things are the best they`ve ever been," Cyrus, 49, said during an interview on The View.

"I feel like I got my Miley back in a way. I feel like we are the daddy and daughter that we were before Hannah
Montana happened."

He and wife Tish had issued a joint statement in October, announcing plans to end their 17-year-old marriage.

PTI