Pop sensation Miley Cyrus' parents, Billy Ray and Tish, have to decided to separate after 17 years of marriage.

miley, billy ray and tish cyrus

"As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for our family," they told People. "We are trying to work through some personal matters. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers."

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The couple filed divorce papers in Tennessee on Wednesday citing "irreconcilable differences."

Including Miley, the "Achy Breaky Heart" singer and Tish have three children together.

Read their divorce document:

Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus' Divorce Document

Temporary Restraining Order

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