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Parton Opens New Store

DOLLY PARTON is to launch her first-ever retail store in Nashville, Tennessee.Dolly Parton's Trinkets & Treasures will open this week (ends27Nov09) and offer toys, gifts, CDs and DVDs all related to the country music icon....

Parton Applied Nail Polish To Statue

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON once tried to beautify a statue of herself in Tennessee - by painting its toenails.The 9 To 5 singer has been immortalised in her hometown of Sevierville with a life-size bronze...

Cyrus Plans Dolly Parton-themed Birthday Party

MILEY CYRUS will celebrate turning 17 next month (Nov09) with a DOLLY PARTON-themed birthday bash.The singer hails from the same Nashville, Tennessee hometown as the buxom country queen - and admits Parton's one of her...

Rebecca Romijn's Grappling Girls

Rebecca Romijn's nine-month-old twins love wrestling.The 'Ugly Betty' actress is surprised at the way daughters Dolly and Charlie - her children with husband Jerry O'Connell - wriggle and fight as she expected them to be...

Country Stars Honoured

Legends including DOLLY PARTON, MERLE HAGGARD and KENNY ROGERS were honoured at a star-studded country music ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday night (22Sep09).Randy Travis, Hank Williams Jr. and the late Jerry Reed and Harlan...

Parton's 9 To 5 To Close On Broadway

DOLLY PARTON's 9 TO 5 musical is to close on Broadway after a disappointing run in New York.The show was a hit when it launched in Los Angeles earlier this year (09), but the success...

Parton Surprises Girl Scouts

Country singer DOLLY PARTON gave a group of girl scouts in Tennessee a present they will never forget - by making a surprise appearance at their badge-giving ceremony.The legendary star has seen the organisation's Coat...

Chris Brown Goes Country

Chris Brown is recording a country song.The 20-year-old singer - who has pleaded not guilty to assaulting on/off girlfriend Rihanna in February - is believed to be working on a new track called 'Trapped in...

Midler Keeps New York Green

BETTE MIDLER is teaming up with rap superstar 50 CENT and country legend DOLLY PARTON to help keep New York green. The legendary diva will host a barbecue picnic this month (19May09) at Manhattan's Fort Tryon...

Parton Receives Honorary Phd With Risque Speech

Country icon DOLLY PARTON won over fellow graduates as she received an honorary PhD on Friday (08May09) - by joking about her famously enhanced breasts. The 9 to 5 singer was handed a College of Arts...

Parton Laments Simpson's Exit From Country Music

DOLLY PARTON is disappointed to hear JESSICA SIMPSON has parted ways with her country music record label - but hopes the singer will continue her career. Simpson switched from pop to country, launching her new sound...

Parton's Prostitute Mix-up

Country music legend DOLLY PARTON swore shed never return to New York City after she was mistaken for a prostitute. The singer has been on a whirlwind press tour of the city as she prepares for...

Parton 'Stays Gone' To Keep Marriage Alive

Country star DOLLY PARTON credits her busy touring schedule with keeping her 43-year marriage alive. The 9 to 5 hitmaker, 63, has been married to husband Carl Dean since 1966 and still giggles with excitement at...

Parton's Workforce Keeps Her Going

Country singer DOLLY PARTON is determined to continue reaching new heights in her career - because she has 3,000 people on her payroll banking on her success. The Grammy Award winner is one of 12 children...

Parton Anxious Over Broadway Show

Veteran country star DOLLY PARTON is struggling to contain her nerves ahead of the Broadway debut of her stage show 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL. The legendary singer received rave reviews when the stage version of...

Haggard & Parton Land Major Country Music Honours

MERLE HAGGARD and DOLLY PARTON have been announced as the early winners at this year's (09) Academy of Country Music Awards. Haggard, who is recovering from cancer surgery, and the late Harlan Howard will receive the...

Parton Will Never Quit

Veteran country star DOLLY PARTON will never quit her singing career - because she'd happily resort to selling albums from the back of her car if she ever lost her recording contract. The 9 to 5...

Parton Bemused By Lesbian Rumours

Country legend DOLLY PARTON is laughing off longstanding rumours she's enjoying a lesbian fling with her best friend, insisting they are simply "comfortable with each other". The 9 to 5 hitmaker, 63, has been married to...

Parton Reaches Out To Simpson

JESSICA SIMPSON has received words of encouragement from her idol DOLLY PARTON after she was recently mocked by the press for her fuller figure and stage blunders. Simpson attracted criticism when she was pictured looking notably...

Allen Dreams Of Dolly Duet

Pop star LILY ALLEN has three big things to check off her to-do list before she dies - duet with DOLLY PARTON, get married and have kids. The Smile singer reveals she has always dreamed of...

Parton Battles To Get Grasp Of Social Networking

DOLLY PARTON is eager to take to the web and start communicating with fans via social networking sites - despite admitting she doesn't have a clue about modern technology. The country legend is trying to get...

Parton Didn't Make The Cut For Montana Movie

Country legend DOLLY PARTON will not make a guest appearance in the forthcoming HANNAH MONTANA movie - because studio bosses forgot to include her character in the script. The 9 to 5 singer appeared in several...

Yusuf Returns With Mccartney And Parton

Muslim pop star YUSUF ISLAM has recruited PAUL MCCARTNEY, DOLLY PARTON and MICHELLE BRANCH for his latest album. Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, returned to the music scene in 2006 after a 28-year absence, and the...

Parton To Be Inducted Into Gospel Hall Of Fame

Legendary country star DOLLY PARTON will be inducted into the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Hall of Fame in February (09). The 9 to 5 singer will join Grammy-winning singer songwriter Michael W. Smith, Dr. Bobby...

Dolly Plans Ahead For Life Story Musical And Movie

Country star DOLLY PARTON has confirmed she's writing a movie and musical about her own amazing life - and she'll play herself on the big screen. The singer/actress, who is receiving rave reviews in Los...

Parton Wows Critics With 9 To 5 Musical

Country music singer DOLLY PARTON has lived up to her legendary status after her stage adaptation of hit movie 9 TO 5 received rave reviews. The show opened at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre on Saturday...

Parton Goes To Bed In Make-up

DOLLY PARTON goes to bed fully made-up and with her wig by her bed whenever she's staying in New York or Los Angeles - so she'll always look good if there's a hotel evacuation. The...

Parton: 'Wagoner Was A Male Chauvinist Pig'

DOLLY PARTON had no problems playing sexually harassed DORALEE RHODES in the original 9 TO 5 movie - because her former boss, late country icon PORTER WAGONER, was a "male chauvinist pig". The singer has...

Parton Reunites With Fonda + Tomlin For 9 To 5 Stage Debut

Country legend DOLLY PARTON was joined by her NINE TO FIVE co-stars JANE FONDA and LILY TOMLIN at the opening night of her stage musical adaptation of the hit movie. The show opened at Los...

Parton Sick Of Death Stories

DOLLY PARTON is sick and tired of reports of her demise - because every death story upsets her family. The country star has been at the centre of a number of tragic stories this year...

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