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Report: Miley Cyrus Told Billy Ray to Pull Out of 'The View'

February 23, 2011 (9:27 am) GMT
Miley and her team allegedly stopped her dad from going for a live interview on 'The View' for fear that he would say something he didn't mean to.

There's a rumor circling around that has canceled his appearance on "" on a request from his daughter. reportedly is angry at dad for talking so candidly about their family's turmoil to GQ including how he should have been a better parent for Miley and how "" affected his marriage life.

"When Miley found out her father was scheduled to appear on 'The View' on Wednesday she went nuts," a family friend tells PopEater. "Only last week, Billy shot his mouth off in GQ, and now he planned to sit down with [Barbara and Whoopi] and talk more crap about his family. No way would Miley or her team let that happen."

But Miley told her dad in a civil way. Another source told Hollywood Life, "Miley was reasoning with her Dad. She kept telling him it would be a bad idea because the ladies of 'The View' would grill him the whole time. Plus, the show's live, so he could easily say something he didn't mean to say, which would only upset Miley more. Basically, Miley brought her concerns up and Billy Ray accepted it."

Billy Ray's representative has confirmed that his trip to NYC has been canceled.

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