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Dolly Parton's Brother Floyd Parton Dies Aged 61

Dolly Parton's brother Floyd Parton has died aged 61.The songwriter passed away on December 6 and in an obituary published by Atchley Funeral Home, of Sevierville, Tennessee, he was hailed as ''a renaissance man'', as...

Jennifer Aniston 'Burst Into Tears' After Recording Song For Dumplin'

Jennifer Aniston ''burst into tears'' after recording a song for 'Dumplin'' at the request of Dolly Parton.The 49-year-old actress and her co-star Danielle Macdonald were asked by the country star to record the track 'Push...

Dolly Parton Spills The Beans About Her Husband's Crush On Jennifer Aniston

Legendary singer-songwriter, Dolly Parton, has written the music for Netflix's highly-anticipated newest film, Dumplin'. Starring acting legend Jennifer Aniston, it seems even the biggest music stars and their spouses can get star struck - after...

Dolly Parton Wants To Die On Stage

Dolly Parton wants to die on stage.The 72-year-old singer feels ''grateful'' to be alive and has no plans to retire because she still enjoys her career so much.She said: ''It'll happen when it happens. That's...

Dolly Parton Would Never Retire

Dolly Parton has ''never once'' thought of retiring.The '9 To 5' hitmaker insists she has no plans to give up her career any time soon and she feels so ''grateful'' that she still gets to...

Dolly Parton's Fast Food Date

Dolly Parton and Carl Dean's first date was at a McDonald's drive-through.The 72-year-old singer - who was just 18 when she met her now-husband - has always enjoyed low-key evenings out with her partner and...

Nana Mouskouri Wants Glastonbury Legends Slot

Nana Mouskouri wants to play the legends slot at Glastonbury.The 83-year-old Greek pop legend has released over 200 albums over the course of her career in multiple languages and she thinks she has the back...

Jane Fonda Thinks 9 To 5 Changed How Working Women Were Treated

Jane Fonda thinks her movie '9 to 5' made a ''big difference'' to how women office workers were viewed.The 80-year-old actress starred in 1980s movie alongside Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton - who wrote the...

Dolly Parton Stopped Meetings So Men Could Stare At Her Boobs

Dolly Parton used to stop business meetings ''for a minute'' so that the men could stare at her boobs.The '9 To 5' hitmaker understands that ''everyone'' wants to look at her bulging bosoms and, in...

Dolly Parton Heartbroken By Own Elvis Presley Snub

Dolly Parton was heartbroken when she stopped Elvis Presley recording 'I Will Always Love You'.The '9 to 5' hitmaker was ''desperate'' to have The King release a version of the track in 1975, but called...

Dolly Parton To Launch New Song For UK Version Of 9 To 5 Musical

Dolly Parton is to release a new song for her '9 to 5' musical exclusively in the UK. The 72-year-old country legend revealed that she will be adding a new track into the stage show...

Dolly Parton Releases Here I Am Remake With Sia

Dolly Parton has re-recorded 'Here I Am' with Sia.The country music legend has released a brand new version of the 1971 track, from her LP 'Coat of Many Colors', with the Australian pop star for...

Dolly Parton Pays Tribute To Burt Reynolds

Dolly Parton has paid tribute to her former co-star Burt Reynolds following the news of his passing.The iconic actor passed away on Thursday (06.09.18) after reportedly suffering a cardiac arrest at the age of 82,...

Dolly Parton Named Musicares Person Of The Year

Dolly Parton has been named as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year.The 76-year-old music icon will be the first country music artist to receive the honour in the event's 29-year history and she will...

Dolly Parton To Be Named 2019 Musicares Person Of The Year?

Dolly Parton is reportedly set to be named the MusiCares Person of the Year at the 2019 Grammy Awards in February.The 76-year-old country legend has been speculated by sources to be the recipient of the...

Dolly Parton Hopes To Inspire Children To Read

Dolly Parton is hoping to inspire children to read more books.The 72-year-old icon - whose late father, Lee, couldn't read or write - has created a special video and playlist in the hope that more...

Ben Earle Has Hypnotherapy For Stage Fright

The Shires' Ben Earle has had hypnotherapy to combat his stage fright.The country star wishes he has the confidence of his bandmate Crissie Rhodes because performing for their fans leaves him feeling very anxious.He said:...

Dolly Parton's 37m Expansion For Dollywood

Dolly Parton's Dollywood is getting a $37 million expansion.The 72-year-old singer/songwriter has revealed that her theme park near Knoxville, Tennessee, is set to add a new nature-themed land, Wildwood Grove, in 2019 and it will...

Jane Fonda Confirms 9 To 5 Sequel

Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin have signed up for a '9 to 5' sequel.The 'Book Club' actress has confirmed she and her co-stars are all onboard for a follow-up to their 1980 classic...

Dolly Parton Had To Sleep In Her Car Before She Was A Star

Dolly Parton had to sleep in a car when she first embarked on a singing career.When the 'Jolene' hitmaker first hit the road with her Uncle Bill to perform, the pair would sleep in their...

Pink: Touring With Kids Has Been Hard

Pink has admitted taking her children on tour with her has been the ''hardest thing'' she has ever done.The 'So What' hitmaker decided that she would hit the road with her two kids, daughter Willow,...

Reese Witherspoon To Front New Tv Show

Reese Witherspoon is to front a new unscripted TV series.The 'Big Little Lies' actress' media company, Hello Sunshine, are teaming up with AT&T for 'Shine On with Reese', a series which will highlight women who...

Netflix Order Dolly Parton Original Anthology Series

Dolly Parton is moving on from her successful NBC deal three years back, which spawned the TV movies 'Coat Of Many Colors' and 'Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love'. Now, the iconic country music...

Kylie Minogue Dumped 'Country' Songs From New Album

Kylie Minogue dumped a load of songs from her album because she thought they sounded ''too country.''The 49-year-old singer released her 14th studio album 'Golden' last month but she has admitted, although she wanted to...

Burt Reynolds Slams Kathleen Turner

Burt Reynolds has branded Kathleen Turner ''overrated''.The 82-year-old actor admitted he never ''got along'' with his 'Switching Channels' co-star and regrets the movie they made together, and he also slammed the 63-year-old actress' abilities.Asked on...

Adele Channels Dolly Parton In Admiring Social Media Post

Adele showed her love for Dolly Parton by transforming into her this week, and while she was perfectly channeling some serious Dolly vibes, she admitted that she could never match up to the country queen....

Dolly Parton Picks Up Two Guinness World Records

Dolly Parton is celebrating her 72nd birthday with a surprise – or two surprises, to be precise – as she was awarded two Guinness World Records honouring her lengthy career in country music.The legendary singer,...

Dolly Parton Picks Up Two Guinness World Records

Dolly Parton has been honoured with two Guinness World Records for making chart history.The 71-year-old country music legend has received the accolades for being the female with the most hits on the Billboard Hot Country...

Dolly Parton Angers Fans By Ceasing Use Of The Word 'Dixie'

Dolly Parton has made the small but controversial decision to rename one of her attractions. Formerly known as Dixie Stampede, the dinner show will now be named Dolly Parton's Stampede in the interests of the...

Dolly Parton And Nine Other Artists You Didn't Know Released Children's Albums

Everyone loves music, and for children it's an especially important medium. It shapes their childhoods, teaches them life lessons and educates them. That's why some of the music industry's biggest icons have jumped into the...

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