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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...

Dolly Parton Had Dark Days

Dolly Parton went through a "dark time" when she found she couldn't have children.The 65-year-old singer- who has been married to Carl Dean for 45 years - underwent a partial hysterectomy after collapsing on stage...

Dolly Parton Fan Left Her A Baby In A Box

Country icon Dolly Parton was stunned to return home one day to find a "loony" fan had left a baby named after her hit Jolene on her doorstep.The I Will Always Love You hitmaker had...

Dolly Parton Raps About Latifah Onstage

Country icon Dolly Parton stunned fans at her Los Angeles concert at the weekend (23-24Jul11) by performing a short rap tribute to her unlikely new pal, Queen Latifah.Parton took to the stage at the Hollywood...

Dolly Parton In Trouble Over 'Gay Marriage T-shirt'

Dolly Parton's famous Dollywood theme park was plunged into a gay rights row this week, as a married lesbian couple alleged that they were discriminated against by park staff. Dolly Parton, who has being running...

Dolly Parton Doesn't Regret Missing Out On Motherhood

Dolly Parton doesn't regret not having children.The 65-year-old singer - who has been married to Carl Dean since 1966 - would have liked to have had a family but is proud of the things she...

Dolly Parton Needs High Heels At Home

Dolly Parton wears high heels at home because she can't reach her kitchen cabinets without them. The diminutive 4' 11'' singer is famous for her heavily made up appearance and although the 65-year-old star favours...

Lily Allen Had Second Wedding Dress Designed By Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld helped Lily Allen channel the look of Diana, Princess Of Wales and country legend Dolly Parton by designing a second dress for her wedding day.The Smile hitmaker wed Sam Cooper near...

Dolly Parton Reveals Secret To 45 Year Marriage

Dolly Parton, the legendary American country singer, has spoken candidly about the secret to "keeping things fresh" in her 45-year marriage. Parton met her husband Carl Thomas Dean in 1964 and the couple married two...

No More Sad Songs For Dolly Parton

Country legend Dolly Parton ditched a series of of heartbreaking, downbeat tunes on her new album - because record label bosses told her the fans wanted something more hopeful.As a result, the Jolene singer's new...

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