Miley's Pole Dance? No Big Deal to Dad

Billy Ray writes it off as her love of 'entertaining'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 21, 2009 11:12 AM CDT
Miley Cyrus and her father Billy Ray Cyrus, arrive for the British Premiere of the film ' Hannah Montana', at a Leicester Square cinema, in London, Thursday April 23, 2009.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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(Newser) – At least one parent isn’t upset over Miley Cyrus’ raunchy pole dance at the Teen Choice Awards—Billy Ray Cyrus. When asked about it by Access Hollywood, the proud pop non-answered with, “I just think that Miley loves entertaining people. She loves singing, songwriting. I always tell her to love what you’re doing and stay focused for the love of the art and not worry so much about opinions.”

She also, apparently, loves making out with her Last Song co-star Liam Hemsworth. The two were caught snogging as Miley dropped Hemsworth off at the Nashville airport Wednesday, the New York Daily News reports, adding that the songstress has repeatedly Tweeted about her Australian co-star. Guess this means Nick Jonas is out of the picture again…