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Weinstein Could Make Me President, Says Parton

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has offered movie boss HARVEY WEINSTEIN the job of campaign manager should she ever run for US president. The busty icon performed her Oscar-nominated track TRAVELLIN' THRU from movie TRANSAMERICA at...

Parton Still Stunned By Last-minute Oscar Song

DOLLY PARTON is still pinching herself after picking up an Oscar nomination for her TRANSAMERICA tune TRAVELIN' THRU' (corr) - because the song almost didn't make the soundtrack. Parton, who performed the tune at the...

Parton Turned To Loyal Designer On Oscar Night

Country legend DOLLY PARTON helped her longtime designer realise his ultimate dream, by asking him to create her Oscar gowns. Costumier ROBERT BEHAR felt sure Parton would desert his designs for her Academy Awards look...

Dolly Considered Streaking At The Oscars

DOLLY PARTON had Oscar bosses worried as they prepared for last night's (05MAR06) Academy Awards - when she threatened to sit naked in the audience. The country singer, who was a Best Song nominee, was...

Parton: 'I've Always Been A Freak'

Country singer DOLLY PARTON jumped at the chance to write the theme song for movie TRANSAMERICA, about a transsexual, because she always felt like an outsider herself. Parton's strict religious upbringing in rural Tennessee...

Parton Threatened For Having Gay Fans

Singer DOLLY PARTON has been bombarded with hate mail because of her popularity with the gay community. The COAT OF MANY COLORS singer has a large gay male fan base, which has made her...

Parton Thanks Doctors For Her Good Looks

Country music legend DOLLY PARTON is thrilled she looks so good for her age and she gives all the credit to her doctors. The I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU singer celebrated her 60th...

Parton Outraged By Islam Deportation

Country singing sensation DOLLY PARTON has blasted United States authorities for failing to apologise to her singer friend YUSUF ISLAM, following his wrongful deportation from the country in 2004. Parton and WILD WORLD hitmaker...

Parton's Husband Says No To The Oscars

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON will be walking the red carpet without her husband CARL DEAN on Oscar night (05MAR06) - because he refuses to attend the glitzy awards show as her date. The singer,...

Parton Yearns For Frozen Food Line

Country music legend DOLLY PARTON plans to set the culinary world on fire - by releasing a recipe book and launching her own frozen food line. The NINE TO FIVE singer, 60, is keen...

Parton To Peform At Oscars

Country music legend DOLLY PARTON has confirmed she will perform her hits at the Academy Awards ceremony next month (MAR06). Parton will perform her song TRAVELLIN' THROUGH which features in FELICITY HUFFMAN movie TRANSAMERICA...

Parton Blames Image For Dylan's Refusal

Country singing star DOLLY PARTON is convinced BOB DYLAN refused to duet with her because of her "phoney" appearance. The 60-year-old, who recorded her own version of Dylan's political 1962 track BLOWIN' IN THE...

Parton Split Over Oscar Choice

DOLLY PARTON faces an Oscar night dilemma because she doesn't know which actress to cheer for. The singer, who is nominated for Best Song and will perform at the Academy Awards next month (MAR06),...

Emmylou To Star In New Peta Ad

Country legend EMMYLOU HARRIS is fronting a new People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals campaign, aimed at urging dog owners to bring their pets indoors. The singer/songwriter will star in three upcoming public...

Country Stars Urges Pet Owners To Keep Their Pets Warm

Country singers EMMYLOU HARRIS, DOLLY PARTON and LORETTA LYNN are joining forces to urge US pet owners to keep their dogs warm this winter. The music stars will speak at a Nashville, Tennessee press...

Ashcroft Sees Parton Performing His Hits

Former THE VERVE frontman RICHARD ASHCROFT is convinced buxom country singer DOLLY PARTON will sing his songs after he retires. The BITTERSWEET SYMPHONY hitmaker, who plans on retiring in the next decade, is looking...

Miller's A Karaoke Queen

Actress SIENNA MILLER is a karaoke queen - but don't ask her to sing DOLLY PARTON's hits. The ALFIE star insists she doesn't need to be drunk when she's on the microphone, although she...

Dolly's Song Is About Real-life Transgender Pal

DOLLY PARTON didn't dream up the subject of her Golden Globe nominated tune TRAVELIN' THRU - it's about a real-life pal of hers who underwent a full sex change. Parton wrote the tune for...

Morissette's Terrifying Globe Phone Call

ALANIS MORISSETTE was terrified when she started receiving dozens of phone calls congratulating her on her Golden Globe nomination yesterday (13DEC05), because she thought a loved one had been injured. Morissette was stunned to...

Parton's Missionary Plans

DOLLY PARTON is convinced she would have been a missionary if her singing career hadn't taken off - because all she wanted to do was bring hope to the poor and fix their hair....

Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

Mandrell Sells Her Theatre

Country icon LOUISE MANDRELL is set to bring the curtain down on her Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, theatre on New Year's Eve (31DEC05) after deciding to sell the venue. The singer has performed regularly at...

John And Parton To Team Up For Country Music Awards

SIR ELTON JOHN and DOLLY PARTON will duet for the first time at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) in New York City. The veteran couple will perform John's new single TURN THE LIGHTS...

Parton Caught Up In Sex Scandal

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has found herself in the middle of a sex scandal after an employee at her Tennessee restaurant allegedly molested two children there. ARMANDO GONZALEZ is on the run from police...

Dolly Defends Yusuf Islam

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON was thrilled when YUSUF ISLAM agreed to collaborate with her on her new covers album because she wanted to show fans he's a "really sweet man." Parton has been a...

Parton's Husband Pretends To Be Hired Help

DOLLY PARTON's husband CARL DEAN is so eager to keep a low profile, he often tells house guests he's the hired help. The lovebirds are preparing to celebrate 40 years of marriage on 30...

Parton Scours Tabloids For Celebrity Gossip

Country star DOLLY PARTON often believes the stories written about other celebrities in the tabloids - even though she insists they all print lies about her. The JOLENE singer has dismissed numerous stories about...

Parton Reconsiders Dylan Tribute Album After Snub

Country star DOLLY PARTON is reconsidering the idea of recording an album of BOB DYLAN songs after the rock 'n' roll icon refused to join her for a version of his BLOWIN' IN THE WIND...

Parton Mistaken For Hooker On First New York Visit

Country veteran DOLLY PARTON was mistaken for a prostitute and was forced to pull a gun during her first visit to New York City. The JOLENE singer and longtime pal JUDY OGLE travelled from...

Parton: 'Leave My Boobs Alone'

Country music star DOLLY PARTON is keen to refute tabloid claims that her bounteous bosom is ruining her health. The JOLENE singer is stunned that after so many years in the public eye, her...

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