NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country musician Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife are calling off their divorce proceedings for a second time.
Tish Finley Cyrus filed for a divorce last month in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. But in a statement provided by their publicist on Monday, the couple said they are working on their relationship in therapy.
“We both woke up and realized we love each other and decided we want to stay together,” they said.
It said couples therapy after 22 years of being together brought them closer and “really opened up our communication in amazing ways.”
It was the couple’s second divorce attempt after Billy Ray Cyrus, who rose to fame in 1992 with the hit song “Achy Breaky Heart,” filed for divorce in 2010. He later withdrew the petition.
The two got married in December 1993 and have three children together, including actress-musician Miley Cyrus.
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BELLAIRE, Mich. — Filmmaker Michael Moore has filed for divorce after 21 years of marriage to Kathleen Glynn, his collaborator on the Oscar-winning “Bowling for Columbine” and other projects.
Moore filed a divorce complaint June 17 in Michigan’s Antrim County, where the couple has a lakefront home. It says their relationship has broken down and “there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved.”
A final hearing is scheduled for Sept. 10.
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NEW YORK — Rita Moreno will receive the Life Achievement Award for career and humanitarian accomplishments at the 20th annual SAG Awards.
Screen Actors Guild & American Federation of Television and Radio Artists Co-President Ken Howard made the announcement Monday.
Moreno, 81, won a best supporting actress Oscar for 1961’s “West Side Story.” She also has won two Emmys, a Tony and a Grammy Award, one of the few to have done so. She currently appears in TV Land’s “Happily Divorced.”
The SAG Awards will air Jan. 18 on TNT and TBS.
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NEW YORK — Lady Antebellum’s leading lady has given birth to a little lady.
Hillary Scott’s representative says the country singer gave birth to Eisele Kaye Tyrrell on Monday in Nashville, Tenn. Scott is married to Nashville-based drummer Chris Tyrrell. Eisele is the couple’s first child.
People magazine first reported the birth. The report said the baby girl weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
Scott, 27, is one-third of the Grammy-winning country act Lady Antebellum. The group also includes Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood. They released their fourth album, “Golden,” in May.
The couple were married last year.
Scott tweeted her excitement Monday: “She’s here, and we are in HEAVEN!!! Eisele Kaye, our beautiful angel, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!”