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Catherine Bach Created Daisy Duke Image To Avoid Looking Like Dolly

Actress Catherine Bach created her own iconic Daisy Duke look for hit TV show The Dukes Of Hazzard because she didn't want to be seen as a Dolly Parton knock-off.The sexy star has revealed she...

Dolly Parton Rejected Elvis Presley Cover After Royalties Demand

Country icon Dolly Parton refused to let Elvis Presley record her hit song I Will Always Love You because she didn't want to give up the publishing rights to the track.The 9 to 5 hitmaker...

Dolly Parton Unveils Plans For New Theme Park

Country superstar Dolly Parton is set to expand her entertainment empire and open a water-snow theme park in Nashville, Tennessee.The 9 To 5 hitmaker launched Dollywood in the Pigeon Forge area of Tennessee in 1986...

Queen Latifah Forced To Wait After Late Arrival To Golden Globes

Queen Latifah arrived late to last night's Golden Globes ceremony and was forced to wait at the back of the room until the evening's host Ricky Gervais had finished his opening monologue. She arrived fifteen...

Will Beauty And The Beast Return At #1?

There's a strong possibility that the belle of the box-office ball over the Martin Luther King holiday will be Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast -- all decked out in digital 3D stateliness. The 3D...

Dolly Parton's Joyful Noise Labelled 'A Hot Holy Mess'

Reviews of Dolly Parton 's new movie Joyful Noise have been less than complimentary to the country music star, who celebrates her 66th birthday next week. The New York Times critic, Stephen Holden, went so...

Dolly Parton Struggled To Perform In Australia Because Of Bats

Dolly Parton struggled to get through outdoor performances during a recent Australian tour - because her fair complexion constantly attracted unwanted attention from bats and bugs.The icon wrapped up her world tour Down Under last...

Dolly Parton, 65, Shows Off New Chest Tattoo

The country music legend Dolly Parton is promoting her new movie Joyful Noise and revealing a new tattoo in the process. The 65 year-old singer has often found her chest at the centre of media...

Dolly Parton Tells It Straight: "America Has Lost Its Values"

Dolly Parton makes her return to the big screen this week, starring alongside Queen Latifah in the uplifting flick 'Joyful Noise', and the country star says the Gospel-based movie may help take America's mind off...

Dolly Parton Wore Heels For Movie Food Fight

Dolly Parton narrowly avoided injury during a comedy foodfight scene in her new musical movie Joyful Noise after "sliding and skidding" across the floor in high heels.The 9 to 5 hitmaker plays Queen Latifah's rival...

Bridesmaids Star Kemper Wants Parton To Sing At Her Wedding

Newly-engaged Bridesmaids star Ellie Kemper is begging Dolly Parton to perform at her wedding this summer (12).The actress announced her plans to wed writer Michael Koman last month (07Dec11), during an interview with her fiance's...

Dolly Parton's Joyful Non-acting

Dolly Parton "didn't feel" she was acting in 'Joyful Noise'.The country singer portrays G.G. Sparrow, the widow of a former choir director, in the movie and says there were so many similarities between herself and...

Queen Latifah Jumped At Chance To Act With Dolly Parton

Queen Latifah signed up to her latest movie because she wanted to work with Dolly Parton.While the actress loved the "uplifting story" of the musical comedy 'Joyful Noise', which focuses on an unlikely partnership between...

Parton's Sister To Sue Concert Promoter

Dolly Parton's singer sister is to take legal action against a Northern Irish concert promoter who allegedly used her name to advertise a country music festival.James MCGarrity allegedly claimed Dolly's younger sister Stella Parton would...

Dolly Parton Planning New Broadway Musical

Legendary country music star Dolly Parton is taking her life story to the stage in a new Broadway musical.The veteran singer previously worked on the score for the stage adaptation of her 1980 film 9...

Jennifer Hudson Wants Mary J. Blige Track

Jennifer Hudson wants to collaborate with Mary J. Blige. 'Spotlight' singer Jennifer admitted as they both appeared to record the 'VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul' TV special yesterday (18.12.11) that she would love to do a...

Dolly Parton Gets Her Skates On For Winter Spectacular

Country legend Dolly Parton is turning her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee into a winter wonderland by installing an ice rink for the first time this Christmas.Dollywood's Christmas on Ice will open on...

Lonestar Reunite With Lead Singer

Country group Lonestar have reunited with original lead singer Richie McDonald to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The singer has rejoined the group, replacing Cody Collins, who had taken his place in 2007 when he left...

Dolly Parton's Tour Bus Crisis Resolved By Australian Minister

A top Australian politician has stepped in to save Dolly Parton's upcoming shows Down Under, after officials ruled the country star's tour buses were unfit for the country's roads.The singer is scheduled to play a...

Kate Bush Replaced Parton As Peter Gabriel's Don't Give Up Partner

Kate Bush signed up to duet with Peter Gabriel on Don'T Give Up after Dolly Parton turned the rocker down.Gabriel has re-recorded the single with his back-up singer Ane Brun for his new album New...

Dolly Parton Releases New Album

Dolly Parton, the country music legend has released her new album 'Better Day', her 41st studio album.The Tennessee born singer-songwriter released her new album Better Day recently and it is the second album released on...

Dolly Parton Anchored By Husband

Dolly Parton says her husband is her "anchor".The country legend has been married to Carl Dean for 45 years and although the couple are very rarely seen in public together, the singer insists he is...

Dolly Parton's Weekday Diet

Dolly Parton only eats junk food on weekends.The country music legend sticks to a low-carbohydrate diet throughout each week to maintain her slim figure, but allows herself treats on weekends when she goes out with...

Dolly Parton Wears High Heels At Home

Dolly Parton wears high heels at home - because she can't reach her cabinets if she doesn't.The diminutive country legend is famous for her love of stacked shoes, and although she denies rumours she wears...

Dolly Parton Gets Fans From Miley Cyrus

Dolly Parton has thanked Miley Cyrus for giving her a host of new fans.The country music legend appeared in an episode of the teen singer's Disney TV show 'Hannah Montana' and that cameo introduced her...

Dolly Parton Performs For Love

Dolly Parton became a singer because she wanted to be loved.The country music legend has a large family and realised from a young age her performing ability could make her stand out to get the...

Dolly Parton Thinks She'll Die On Stage

Dolly Parton plans to die on stage.The 65-year-old country music legend has no desire to retire in the near future and thinks that she will only stop performing when she passes away.She said: "I plan...

Dolly Parton Apologises Over Dollywood T-shirt Incident

Dolly Parton has apologised to a fan who was ordered to turn her gay-rights T-shirt inside-out before she was allowed to enter the star's Dollywood theme park.An unnamed woman visiting Dollywood's Splash Country in Tennessee...

Dolly Parton To Continue With Surgery

Dolly Parton will continue having cosmetic surgery if she sees something "sagging or bragging" - but doesn't want to look "artificial".The 65-year-old singer has undergone numerous procedures in the past and believes her face now...

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