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

13th January 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton Struggled To Perform In Australia Because Of Bats

12th January 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton, 65, Shows Off New Chest Tattoo

12th January 2012

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...

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

11th January 2012

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...

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The Things They Say 23948

11th January 2012

"We'd be fun together, don't you think? I think people would love that. But, you know, you just wait. Those kind of things happen when they're supposed to." Dolly Parton is keen to team up...

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Dolly Parton Wore Heels For Movie Food Fight

6th January 2012

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...

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Bridesmaids Star Kemper Wants Parton To Sing At Her Wedding

5th January 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton's Joyful Non-acting

5th January 2012

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...

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Queen Latifah Jumped At Chance To Act With Dolly Parton

3rd January 2012

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...

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Parton's Sister To Sue Concert Promoter

29th December 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton Planning New Broadway Musical

23rd December 2011

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...

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Jennifer Hudson Wants Mary J. Blige Track

19th December 2011

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...

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Fascinating Fact 12549

14th December 2011

Profits from a new memoir penned by Dolly Parton's sister Stella will benefit domestic violence charities in America. The tome, titled Tell It Sister, Tell It, features the sibling's recollections of growing up in Tennessee's...

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Dolly Parton Gets Her Skates On For Winter Spectacular

4th November 2011

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...

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Lonestar Reunite With Lead Singer

28th October 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton's Tour Bus Crisis Resolved By Australian Minister

26th September 2011

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...

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

20th September 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton Releases New Album

30th August 2011

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...

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The Things They Say 22677

29th August 2011

"I've never liked ironing and I have a crew that comes in to clean the house and mow the yard once a week." Dolly Parton isn't a fan of housework.

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Dolly Parton Anchored By Husband

29th August 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton's Weekday Diet

28th August 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton Wears High Heels At Home

22nd August 2011

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...

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The Things They Say 22631

22nd August 2011

"Well, of course! I don't want to look good for everyone else and like a slouch for him!" Country legend Dolly Parton insists on maintaining her famed glamorous image even when relaxing at home with...

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Dolly Parton Gets Fans From Miley Cyrus

15th August 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton Performs For Love

8th August 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton Thinks She'll Die On Stage

6th August 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton Apologises Over Dollywood T-shirt Incident

4th August 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton To Continue With Surgery

4th August 2011

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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Dolly Parton Had Dark Days

4th August 2011

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...

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