Billy Ray Cyrus Changes His Name: WhatMiley’s Dad Wants To Be Called Revealed

Madonna,Seal,Beyonce— do you see where we’re going with this? Ever since the dawn of music, celebrities have been dropping one halfof their name to make themselves a more marketable brand. No one has the time to say, “Hey, did you hear that new song by Seal HenryOlusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel?” Yes, that’shis real, full-length name. In any case,Billy Ray Cyrus, 55, is thelatest celebrity to follow the trend. Fans may now only refer to him as Cyrus. No Billy. No Ray. Just Cyrus.While this minor change may seem totally pointless or irrelevant to you, it’s actually a big deal to the country singer. “I always went by Cyrus, and I begged Mercury Records to call me Cyrus in the beginning because that’s whatI was comfortable with,” explained Billy toRolling Stone. “I’m going to the hospital where I was born in Bellefonte, Kentucky, and legally changing my name.” Wait a minute…haven’t weheard a similar story before?Miley Cyrus’ Craziest Outfits On ‘The Voice’ — PicsWE SURE HAVE, and it all begins with daughterMiley Cyrus. In case you didn’t already know,The Voicecoach was legally named Destiny Hope Cyrus at the time of her birth. Later on in life she was given the nickname “Smiley,” which eventually turned into Miley. Don’t get too comfortable with the “Wrecking Ball” singer’s last name though, since she may be adoptedLiam Hemsworth‘s in the near future! We’re just dying to knowwhen these two lovebirds are getting married!


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