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Billy Bush pays tribute to sober daughter Josie, 19,

Billy Bush has some strong words of praise for his eldest child who has been working hard on her sobriety.

The former Access Hollywood and Today show anchor helped daughter Josie. 19, celebrate being three years sober.

‘Happy 3rd birthday to the most courageous, gutsy, kid I know,’ Billy wrote on his Instagram alongside a photo of himself and his family enjoying dinner out.

Proud papa: Billy Bush shared a photo of himself with his family Friday and  praised his eldest daughter Josie, third from left, for celebrating three years of being sober

 ‘She found it inside and is true to herself. Future is bright. #soberlife #proud #herosjourney,’ he added.

Josie herself also celebrated with a social media post.

She shared a selfie on Friday to her Instagram and wrote: ‘3 years sober. Grateful for everything sobriety has given me.’

Happy: Josie herself also celebrated with a social media post. She shared a selfie on Friday to her Instagram and wrote: '3 years sober. Grateful for everything sobriety has given me'

Happy: Josie herself also celebrated with a social media post. She shared a selfie on Friday to her Instagram and wrote: ‘3 years sober. Grateful for everything sobriety has given me’

Supportive: The former Access Hollywood and Today anchor has previously spoken about blaming himself for his daughter's struggles and described her journey to sobriety as heroic

Supportive: The former Access Hollywood and Today anchor has previously spoken about blaming himself for his daughter’s struggles and described her journey to sobriety as heroic

Billy and his wife Sydney also have two other daughters – Mary, 17, and Lillie, 13.

Sydney also praised her eldest daughter as ‘inspirational’ as she shared a snap of herself with two of her three girls.  

She wrote on Instagram: ‘3 years ago you embarked on a journey. I can not begin to know the obstacles you have overcome…. but it has been pure joy watching you stay the course and be the best you,.

‘I am so proud. I love you,’ she added.   

Billy, 46, has previously spoken about how he initially blamed himself for Josie’s struggles.

Part of me was beating myself up, like, ‘How did I miss this?’’ he told People. 

‘Still, I cannot give credit to myself. It’s all Josie,’ he said. ‘It’s a hero’s journey. I watch her and I’m blown away by the strength of character she has.’

Billy and wife Sydney also have two other daughters - Mary, 17, and Lillie, 13. Sydney praised her eldest daughter as 'inspirational' as she shared a snap of herself with Josie and Mary

Billy and wife Sydney also have two other daughters – Mary, 17, and Lillie, 13. Sydney praised her eldest daughter as ‘inspirational’ as she shared a snap of herself with Josie and Mary

 



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