BY Shari WeissDAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
Since condemning Miley Cyrus' bong scandal in December, Billy Ray Cyrus hasn't said much about his daughter or the controversies that keep surrounding her.
But in an interview conducted a mere five days after the video leaked, for GQ's March issue, he comes out swinging.
Among the most startling revelations is an admission that "Hannah Montana" "destroyed" his family and his fear that 18-year-old Miley could possibly end up meeting the same tragic fate that befell controversial stars that came before her â€“ namely, Michael Jackson, Kurt Cobain and Anna Nicole Smith.
"Every time something happened in Miley's career, every time the train went off the track, if you will â€“ Vanity Fair, pole-dancing, whatever scandal it was â€“ her people, or as they say in today's news, her handlers, every time they'd put me ... 'Somebody's shooting at Miley! Put the old man up there!'" Billy Ray told the magazine about why he used to have such a strong public presence in his daughter's life.
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