Dolly Parton Reveals the A-List Actresses She'd Like to See Play Her in a Movie
The iconic singer also discusses the #MeToo movement.The country music legend was interviewed for Elle's new Women in Hollywood issue, where she opened up about the possible project and which big-name actresses could potentially fill her cowboy boots.
Dolly Parton Says Her Husband Is Her ' Biggest Fan '. “He’s always been my biggest fan behind the scenes , but he’s at home. Dean — whom Parton met when she was just 18 years old — has long shunned the spotlight and never appears at public events with his superstar wife.
Dolly Parton ‘s husband of 53 years, Carl Thomas Dean , might not be a fan of stepping out for public appearances with her, but make no mistake — he’ll always be her biggest supporter. “He’s always been my biggest fan behind the scenes , but he’s at home.
‘s husband of 53 years, , might not be a fan of stepping out for public appearances with her, but make no mistake — he’ll always be her biggest supporter.
While the country legend was back in her hometown of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, on Tuesday night to celebrate the premiere of her new Netflix series,, at her Dollywood theme park, her husband opted instead to cheer her on from home.
“He’s always supporting me as long as I don’t try to drag him in on it,” Parton, 73, told PEOPLE on the red carpet. “He’s always been my biggest fan behind the scenes, but he’s at home. I don’t think they’re probably showing much of this on TV and if they do, he might see it.”
Dolly Parton Celebrates 50 Years as Grand Ole Opry Member: 'It's a Humbling Experience'
Dolly Parton, clad in a form-fitting pantsuit adorned with gold sequins, celebrated 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday night (Oct. 12) with two sold-out performances at the revered Nashville venue. Ahead of her two 30-minute sets, artists on the bill -- including Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith and Candi Carpenter, among others -- honored the country legend by covering her songs. Before Parton stepped into the Opry’s historic wooden circle, she spoke with Billboard and other media outlets about her six-decades performing there as well as the early days she spent dreaming of being invited to the famed stage.
Dolly Parton ‘s music is loved by fans all around the world but doesn’t get the same reaction closer to home. The country superstar, who was recently While there, Parton , 73, revealed that although her husband Carl Thomas Dean has been by her side for the entirety of her career, he actually isn’t that
Nicole Scherzinger is mourning the loss of a dear family member. On Wednesday, the 41-year-old singer posted a photo of her cousin, John Frederick III, on Instagram. Dolly Parton Says Reclusive Husband Carl Thomas Dean Has Always Been Her ' Biggest Fan Behind the Scenes '.
“But anyway, he’d never come dragging around,” she continued. “I’d rather bring somebody else with me, you know? He’s never jealous of that either.”
Dean — whom Parton met when she was just 18 years old — has long shunned the spotlight and never appears at public events with his superstar wife.
“I always joke and laugh when people ask me what’s the key to my long marriage and lasting love,” Parton toldin 2018. “I always say ‘Stay gone!’ and there’s a lot of truth to that. I travel a lot, but we really enjoy each other when we’re together and the little things we do.”
On hand to celebrate the premiere of Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings with Parton was her longtime designer, Steve Summers, friends, family members and cast members of the show, includingand , who star together in the episode centered on Parton’s 1974 hit “ .”
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“When I do something special, I love to have my family be a part of it and all my neighbors,” Parton told reporters on the carpet. “This is where it all started. This is who I am. This is where I came from. We have Dollywood, and this is one of the most beautiful places in the world. We couldn’t do better over in Hollywood and like I said, this is where it all started, so why not come home to do it?”
Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings is an anthology series that showcases the stories, memories and inspiration behind some of Parton’s most beloved songs, which, along with “Jolene,” includes tracks like “,” “These Old Bones” and “ .”
“All my life I’ve been writing songs,” Parton said during a press conference at her Dollywood Dream More Resort on Monday. “In the early days, we didn’t even have technology. I started writing songs because we didn’t have a chance to go to movies and we didn’t have TV in those early days, so I would write songs, just make up stories that were really kind of like movies, and I would sign them. It was entertainment to us.”
See Julianne Hough as Jolene Opposite Dolly Parton in First Look at New Netflix Series
See Julianne Hough Star as Jolene in New Dolly Parton SeriesJulianne Hough will be starring as Jolene in Netflix’s upcoming anthology series, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, and the first photos of the Dancing with the Stars alum, 31, in character have finally been released.
Dolly Parton ’s music is loved by millions of people, but don’t count her husband Carl Thomas Dean as one of them. The “Jolene” singer revealed on Parton said her husband would rather be listening to rock music or bluegrass rather than her biggest hits. "He's not necessarily one of the biggest fans
Then on Sunday, the pop star shared a scene from the episode, in which a young woman named Janet Tyler goes through a series of surgeries in order to look like everyone else finally. Dolly Parton Says Reclusive Husband Carl Thomas Dean Has Always Been Her ' Biggest Fan Behind the Scenes '.
“I love to paint pictures in my songs and tell stories,” she added. “So it really was just a natural fit to do a series based on songs I’ve written, and I’m glad it worked out.”
During the press conference, Parton also said that she and Dean go grocery shopping like any other couple — but in the middle of the night.
“We go to places Publix or Walmart or places for certain things I want to get, [and] we’d go in the middle of the night to those places that are open 24 hours a day,” she said. “You’d be surprised at how lucky I’d get with that. You see a few people, and I don’t mind — I love people — I just don’t want to slow up my shopping.”
Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings will be available for streaming on Netflix on Nov. 22.
Dolly Parton slammed by sister for posing with former publicist Kirt Webster at CMA Awards .
Dolly Parton is being called out by her sister for posing for pictures with former publicist Kirt Webster, who was accused of sexual assault and harassment, at Wednesday night's CMA Awards.Webster, the former celebrated publicist for Parton, Charlie Daniels, Kenny Rogers, and a host of other country stars, was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting an aspiring country singer on multiple occasions, asking for oral sex in exchange for meet-and-greets with Parton, and running a work environment that was "running rampant" with sexual harassment.