Kevin Jonas Sr., father of the Jonas Brothers, told PEOPLE, "I just feel bad. We love them. We just feel bad [for the family]." Cyrus is pals with the Jonas Brothers – Nick, Joe and Kevin – who have opened for the Disney star on her recent tour.
Other stars coming to Cyrus's defense include: Rosie O'Donnell, the ladies of The Hills, Madonna and Tyra Banks, who said on the View, Wednesday: "She is a 15-year-old, and I just wish everybody would leave her alone!"
– Michelle Tan and Brian Orloff