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Billy Ray Cyrus Just Revealed The One Lyric He Wasn't Allowed To Sing In "Old Town Road"

"For some reason I thought it would be funny..."

You know Billy Ray Cyrus — country legend, Miley's dad, and second-in-command on Lil Nas X's hit, "Old Town Road."

Billy just did an interview with Taste of Country, and in it he revealed the original lyric for his "Old Town Road" verse that the label forced him to cut.

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According to Billy, the writing process for his verse took just "8 to 10 minutes." And the label was mostly happy with it, except for one line.

"For some reason I thought it would be funny to say, 'Baby's got a habit: diamond rings and marijuana.'"

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"See? I thought it was funny. That song could've DONE something," he said as the hosts laughed.

But according to Billy, the label was NOT having it:

They said, "Everything but the marijuana."

In the end, somebody suggested that Billy say "Fendi sports bras" instead of "marijuana."

"And I thought, Well, it's probably good, because I don't know what that is."

And the rest, as they say, is history. You can check out the full segment here:

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