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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...

Parton Lost Dolly Look-a-like Contest

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON once lost a Dolly Parton look-alike contest. The cheeky JOLENE singer thought it would be funny to show up unannounced at the Hallowe'en contest on Los Angeles' Santa Monica Boulevard...

Parton Asked To Ditch Sad Song In Vegas

Country legend DOLLY PARTON has to rethink her set lists when she performs in Las Vegas, Nevada, because promoters there don't want her songs about poverty and heartbreak to upset gamblers. The JOLENE singer...

Witherspoon's Reprises Carter Schoodays

Hollywood star REESE WITHERSPOON didn't have to look far for inspiration for her next role as JUNE CARTER CASH, because she already played the country singer aged 10 in her school play. The SWEET...

9 To 5 Girls Keen For A Sequel

LATEST: The girls of cult comedy 9 TO 5 are set to return to the big screen after spending years talking about a sequel to the 1980 hit. JANE FONDA, DOLLY PARTON and LILY...

Idol Winner Lands Nashville Debut At Duets Concert

AMERICAN IDOL winner CARRIE UNDERWOOD isn't wasting any time to get back on TV - the country singer will join the likes of legends DOLLY PARTON, KENNY ROGERS and CLINT BLACK to take part in...

Fonda Wanted For Nine To Five Sequel

Actress JANE FONDA is in negotiations to reprise her role in a sequel to the hit 1980 movie NINE TO FIVE. Movie bosses are impressed by Fonda's return to the big screen in MONSTER-IN-LAW...

Parton Thanks Her Outrageous Image For Her Success

DOLLY PARTON admits her flamboyant appearance and large breasts are the chief reasons for her international fame - not her distinctive singing voice. The glamorous JOLENE star, 59, is famed for her spectacular blonde...

Fonda Struggled With Golden Pond

JANE FONDA almost gave up on making film classic ON GOLDEN POND because no one wanted to make a family film starring her ailing father HENRY FONDA. The actress teamed up with BRUCE GILBERT...

Paul Simon Set For Bmi Honour

PAUL SIMON is set to be honoured as a BMI ICON at the upcoming 53rd BMI POP AWARDS. The singer-songwriter will receive his accolade on 17 May (05) in Los Angeles. Those who...

Parton Clears Up Kissing Reports After Outrage

DOLLY PARTON has moved to reassure fans she and SANDRA BULLOCK do not lock lips in the movie MISS CONGENIALITY 2: ARMED AND FABULOUS, after sparking outrage among Christian groups. While filming a cameo...

Parton Plans Dollywood World Domination

Country star DOLLY PARTON thrilled fans during the 20th anniversary celebration of her Dollywood theme park on Friday (01APR05) - by vowing to open a succession of Dollywood resorts around the world. The buxom...

Parton And Bullock Outdo Britney And Madonna's Kiss

Country star DOLLY PARTON was so determined to surpass BRITNEY SPEARS' notorious lesbian kiss with MADONNA - she groped SANDRA BULLOCK during their homosexual scene in new movie MISS CONGENIALITY 2. Parton, who plays...

Parton Joins Mcentire's Sitcom

DOLLY PARTON is set to pay fellow country star REBA McENTIRE a visit on her sitcom REBA next month (FEB05). In a role written specifically for her, Parton will portray successful real-estate broker who...

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