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Parton Struggled To Be Accepted For Looks

Country legend DOLLY PARTON had to work twice as hard as her chart competitors to break into the music industry - because no one took her appearance seriously. The glamorous singer admits she turned heads...

Parton Plans Cosmetics Line

Country legend DOLLY PARTON is set to launch a cosmetics line as part of a busy 2008 schedule. The always well made-up singer/songwriter is hoping to share her cosmetics tips with fans, accepting she's as...

Parton Plans Cosmetics Line

Country legend DOLLY PARTON is set to launch a cosmetics line as part of a busy 2008 schedule. The always well made-up singer/songwriter is hoping to share her cosmetics tips with fans, accepting she's as...

Dolly Sets Sights On West End Musical

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON is desperate to bring her 9 to 5 musical to London's West End, because U.K. audiences are "great". The Dollywood legend is set to launch her first musical, based on her...

Parton Recovers From Back Injury, Plays Star-studded Gig

Country legend DOLLY PARTON put her recent back problems behind her to play a celebrity-packed record release party on Friday (28Mar08) night. The veteran singer took the stage at The Roxy and performed hits including...

Parton Plays Down Crippling Breasts Speculation

Country legend DOLLY PARTON has dismissed reports her huge breasts are crippling her, insisting she's used to carrying around her large chest. The 9 To 5 singer, famous for her busty image, was forced to...

Parton Wants To Be A Tv Chef

Country legend DOLLY PARTON wants to teach America how to cook her favourite Southern food. The Tennessee-native is proud of her roots, and the cuisine she grew up eating - so now the 62-year-old wants...

Parton: 'Miley Cyrus Is A Little Elvis'

DOLLY PARTON is tipping her teen superstar goddaughter MILEY CYRUS to become the next ELVIS PRESLEY. Parton, is amazed by what Cyrus has achieved at the age of 15 - and is convinced she will...

Parton: 'Put Me Back On The Radio'

Singing legend DOLLY PARTON has hit out at the country music industry, accusing it of turning its back on her. The busty star claims she can't get radio airplay, because the focus is on young...

Parton Surprised By Breast Ignorance

Country legend DOLLY PARTON is surprised when men don't automatically stare at her chest - insisting those who don't are gay. The 9 To 5 singer is famed for her large breasts, and believes males...

Parton Cancels Sxsw Gig Because Of Back Pain

LATEST: Country star DOLLY PARTON has been forced to pull out of an upcoming appearance at the SXSW festival in Texas after suffering continuing back problems caused by her large breasts. The legendary singer, who...

Parton Plans Wagoner Tribute

DOLLY PARTON is planning a musical tribute to late mentor PORTER WAGONER - by dragging the country icon's band out of semi-retirement to play with her. Wagoner discovered Parton and the pair enjoyed a legendary...

Parton Vows To Pile On The Pounds

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON is on a mission to pile on the pounds - because she's determined to prove she isn't suffering from any eating disorders. The Nine To Five singer, famous for her surgically...

Parton Postpones Tour After Breasts Injure Back

Country legend DOLLY PARTON has been forced to postpone her upcoming U.S. tour after suffering a back injury caused by her large breasts. The Nine To Five singer, famous for her busty image, has been...

Dolly Parton Donates Her Breasts To Fans

Buxom country legend DOLLY PARTON is donating her breasts to her fans, claiming they are so famous they are like "public property". The 62-year-old singer nicknames her boobs "shock and awe", and insists they deserve...

Parton: 'Leave My Family + Friends Alone'

Country icon DOLLY PARTON warns new friends about their ties to her, explaining they could become tabloid targets. The caring singer admits she gets mad when the media takes aim at her family and friends...

Parton: 'I Had My Hand On Wagoner's Heart'

DOLLY PARTON has dismissed reports she and mentor PORTER WAGONER were estranged when he died late last year (Oct07), insisting she was at his bedside. Country music legend Wagoner discovered Parton, duetted with her and...

Parton Stalls Life Story Movie

DOLLY PARTON has written a musical based on her life - but has no plans to have it made until she's lived a little more. The country legend, who celebrated her 61st birthday this month...

Parton: 'L Look Like A Whore'

Country legend DOLLY PARTON refuses to conform to contemporary fashion trends - because she's happiest when dressed like "a whore". The 9 To 5 star - who has admitted having extensive cosmetic surgery - believes...

Parton Defends Brother

Country star DOLLY PARTON has blasted the North Carolina dinner theatre bosses who fired her brother for onstage drunkeness. The singer's younger brother, Randy, was sacked from his namesake theatre in Roanoke Rapids at the...

Parton Pulled Out Of Suicidal Tendencies By Stallone

DOLLY PARTON credits SYLVESTER STALLONE with saving her from suicide - because he helped cheer her up when she was at her lowest. The country star had just learned she'd never be able to give...

Parton's Reading Campaign Inspired By Childhood

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON's campaign to encourage children to read was inspired by her own disadvantaged childhood. The 61-year-old launched the pre-school literacy scheme in 45 U.S. states and is currently promoting it across the...

Parton Plays Down Council Feud Over Visit

LATEST: Country legend DOLLY PARTON has played down reports of a feud over her visit to England for the launch of her children's literacy scheme. The singer's first U.K.-based Imagination Library is set to open...

Parton's Reading Campaign Ignites British Council Feud

LATEST: The U.K. launch of country superstar DOLLY PARTON's campaign to encourage children to read has ignited a feud within a British town council. The scheme, which began in the singer's native Tennessee and now...

Parton Brings Reading Campaign To Britain

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON's American campaign to encourage children to read is set to launch in Britain. The scheme, which began in the singer's native Tennessee and now runs in 45 U.S. states, aims to...

Hollywood Agent Haskell Won't Tell All In Memoirs

BILL COSBY, DOLLY PARTON and RAY ROMANO's careers with be the subject of a new book written by veteran Hollywood agent SAM HASKELL. But Haskell - who retired from the William Morris Agency three years...

Parton Film Takes To The Stage

The stage version of DOLLY PARTON's 1980 hit movie 9 TO 5 will open at a theatre in Los Angeles next year (08). The show - which has a score written by the country...

Dolly Afloat At Thanksgiving Parade

Country queen DOLLY PARTON will kick off the holidays by fronting the annual MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on 22 November (07). The Jolene singer will perform her new single Better Get To Livin' on the...

Parton Pays Tribute To Wagoner

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON has paid tribute to her former mentor PORTER WAGONER. The Jolene star - who was a frequent collaborator of Wagoner's - regularly visited the country music icon in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital...

Parton Pays Visit To Wagoner

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON has visited her former mentor PORTER WAGONER in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital, and pledged to sing with him upon his return to the limelight. The Jolene star - who is a frequent...

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