“As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for our family. We are trying to work through some personal matters. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers," the couple said in a statement to the magazinem," the Telegraph quoted the couple as telling People Magazine in a statement.
The couple have five children including Miley, who became a teen sensation on her 'Hannah Montana" Disney Channel television series and has built on that success with a singing career. The duo"s other children are Braison, 16, and Noah, 10 while Billy Ray also adopted Trace and Brandi, Tish's children from a previous relationship.