Out of his mind with rage, BILLY RAY CYRUS furiously tried to kick down the door of his estranged wife TISH‘s bedroom as she sobbed uncontrollably and one of their children cowered, terrified, nearby.
That was the explosive scene during a brutal fight at the couple’s Los Angeles home that led to the Cyrus’ ugly $100 million divorce battle, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively.
"Billy screamed terrible things at Tish," divulged an insider.
"Then he started kicking in the door."
The confrontation erupted after Billy Ray tried to ground his superstar daughter MiILEY for talking back to him, and Tish intervened, the insider continued.
After learning that Tish had undermined him and given Miley permission to go out, Billy Ray went berserk with anger.
"Tish locked herself in her bedroom to escape Billy Ray’s wrath. And he pounded on the door screaming: ‘Come out here and talk to me, b****!
"You let everyone run wild when I’m not here!
"It’s going to STOP!’"
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