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Billy Ray Cyrus and Fiancée Firerose Are 'Like Peanut Butter and Jelly' Despite Their Wide Age Gap, Says 'Hannah Montana' Actor

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Aug. 31 2023, Published 4:05 p.m. ET

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For Billy Ray Cyrus and fiancée Firerose, age is just a number.

The pair appeared on the Thursday, August 31, episode of Good Morning America, and aside from performing their duet, they gushed over their unexpected romance.

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It was confirmed in November that Billy Ray Cyrus and Firerose were engaged.

"It has been a beautiful whirlwind," Firerose admitted. "I'm just so grateful that I get to live my dreams every day with the love of my life."

The two connected over music during the pandemic, though things took a romantic turn in 2022 after he split from wife of over two decades, Tish Cyrus.

Firerose said she was "just the best friend I could possibly be, supporting him" during his breakup.

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Firerose and Billy Ray Cyrus also performed at the 16th ACM Honors earlier this month.

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"She’s the real deal. When we began sharing the music, it evolved more into, as musical soulmates, to soulmates, happy, pure love that to me, I didn’t know could exist," he said. "Again, we’re musicians, first and foremost, both of us. And we found this harmony, and this rhythm, this melody to life."

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Many scoffed at their age gap, as the dad-of-six is 62 while she's believed to be in her early 30s — but the country superstar insisted it isn't a factor.

"We're kind of like peanut butter and jelly," he insisted. "I'm a left-handed, singer-songwriter from Flatwoods, Ky., and she's a trained orchestral musician."

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Firerose will be Billy Ray's third wife.

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The pair's interview comes shortly after they made their red carpet debut as a couple at the 16th ACM Honors in Nashville, Tenn., on August 23.

Oddly enough, Tish, 56, wed beau Dominic Purcell, 53, less than a week earlier.

The nuptials hinted at a divide between the Cyrus brood, as though the bride's three eldest kids, Miley, Brandi and Trace, attended the shindig, Braison and Noah Cyrus did not.

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Instead, Noah and Braison appeared to shade the matriarch by posing together while the former wore a shirt with Billy Ray's face on it.

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