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Dolly Parton Marks Nashville Return With Sold-Out Show, Adds Second Performance

Dolly Parton plans to return to Nashville with a July 31st show at Ryman Auditorium. The show will benefit the Opry Trust Fund. When tickets went on sale for the show, they sold out in record time. In fact, they were among the fastest tickets to sell out in the venue’s lengthy history. This prompted Dolly Parton to add a …

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Dolly Parton: Hit Song ‘Coat Of Many Colors’ To Be Made Into A TV Movie

A day after announcing its 2015-2016 schedule, NBC got down to the brass tacks and unveiled its plan to turn Dolly Parton’s hit “Coat of Many Colors” into a TV movie that will be aired next season. The made-for-TV movie pays homage to Parton’s 1971 hit, which she also claims as “her favorite.” The song, which is largely autobiographical, is …

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Elizabeth Wilson, Dustin Hoffman’s Mother in ‘The Graduate,’ Dies at 94

Elizabeth Wilson, best known for her role as Dustin Hoffman’s mother in the 1967 film The Graduate, died on Thursday at a hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. She was 94. According to a report from the Washington Post, Elizabeth Wilson starred in later years in the film Nine to Five, alongside actors Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Dabney …

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Dolly Parton Doesn’t Always Wear Pants At Home

Dolly Parton, America’s ageless country music sweetheart, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of her Tennessee theme park, Dollywood. As the namesake and focus of Dollywood, Dolly Parton made some special announcements on local news just before the park’s opening this weekend. Dolly Parton revealed that the park will be making 30 major announcements this year in honor of the 30th …

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Dolly Parton: Judgmental, Anti-Gay Christians Are “Sinning”

Dolly Parton is an icon in the gay and transgender community. Two of the most popular “characters” in any drag queen competition are Cher and Dolly. Dolly once told Nightline that she once secretly entered a “drag queen look-alike contest — and lost.” “They had a bunch of Chers and Dollys that year, so I just over-exaggerated — made my …

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Dolly Parton Performs At Glastonbury

Dolly Parton recently fulfilled one her lifetime dreams of performing at Glastonbury Festival, one of England’s most anticipated summer events. Parton performed several of her songs in front of 150,000 fans at the normally muddy event at Worthy Farm in southwest England. “This is a very exciting day for me and we’ve got all kinds of things going on,” Parton …

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Kellie Pickler Inspired by Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton–and Her Husband

Kellie Pickler, who turned 28 this weekend, draws her inspiration from country greats like Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton. A recent report says the former American Idol contestant was shaped by these women in country music. “She is one of the reasons I fell in love with country music,” Pickler says of Tammy Wynette. “I have sat on …

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Kellie Pickler Will Headline Summer Music Festival Near Grand Rapids, MI

Kellie Pickler may not have released an album since 2013, but she’s out and about and on the move nonetheless. The 27-year-old country music star will headline the two-day Summer Music Festival at Berlin Raceway near Grand Rapids, MI on August 16. Pickler will join hip-hop artist and Detroit native Mike Posner in headlining the event. Other performers include Brothers …

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Miley Cyrus: Two Charged in Recent Thefts

Miley Cyrus was a theft victim a few weeks ago and now two people are charged with stealing items from her home including jewelry, purses, and clothing. In addition the pair stole the Wrecking Ball singer’s Maserati. 19-year-old Tylor Scott and 21-year-old Naomi Charles were arraigned last Monday on several charges including first-degree residential burglary, grand theft of personal property, …

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Dolly Parton Says Success Is Hard Work

Dolly Parton is one of the most successful women of all time. Not only is she a country music legend, she has had her fair share of time on the small and big screens. While Parton is the epitome of success, getting there hasn’t always been easy. It has only been through her hard work and dedication that Dolly has …

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Dolly Parton Speaks Out About Goddaughter Miley Cyrus

Country music legend Dolly Parton recently answered questions about her 21-year-old goddaughter Miley Cyrus. In an interview with US promoting her album Blue Smoke, which releases today, Parton addressed her goddaughter’s headline-grabbing, often controversial behavior. She admitted that Cyrus’ transformation from clean-scrubbed Hannah Montana star to the twerking sexpot she is today was shocking, but in a good way. “I …

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Dolly Parton Voices Support for Gay Marriage

It’s not often that a girl from eastern Tennessee comes out and says that she thinks gay people should have the right to get married. But this girl is a country music star, has put out gospel albums, and has a thriving business in what may be the Marriage Capital of the Volunteer State. Singer/actress/businesswoman Dolly Parton recently told Britain’s …

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