• Dolly Parton always wanted theme park

    Dolly Parton always wanted theme park

    Dolly Parton Dolly Parton always "dreamed" of opening a theme park. The '9 to 5' hitmaker admits her Tennessee tourist attraction Dollywood was something she wanted to establish very early in her career as she thought it would be a "wonderful" thing for local residents. Asked what made her want to open a theme park, she said: "Actually, I had thoug...

    2014-07-25 14:45:39

  • Dolly Parton offers advice to divorcing couples

    Dolly Parton offers advice to divorcing couples

    Dolly Parton Dolly Parton has urged divorcing parents to be more "considerate". The 68-year-old singer's new song 'Miss You - Miss Me' from her 'Blue Smoke' album is told from the perspective of a child whose mother and father have split up and the country music legend admits the track was inspired by a family situation. She explained: "I actually had a niec...

    2014-07-16 14:45:35

  • Dolly Parton Glastonbury dog reunited with owner

    Dolly Parton Glastonbury dog reunited with owner

    Dolly Parton Dolly Parton is disappointed she won't get to adopt a dog found at Glastonbury. The '9 to 5' hitmaker had offered to care for a pooch found at the festival site - where she performed to a crowd of 150,000 last month - and while she is pleased the canine, which workers named after her, has been reunited with its original owners by the Happy Landings Animal Shel...

    2014-07-14 14:45:35

  • Dolly Parton credits happy marriage to no kids

    Dolly Parton credits happy marriage to no kids

    Dolly Parton Dolly Parton says the secret of her happy marriage is not having children. The "9 to 5" singer wed Carl Thomas Dean in May 1966 and she credits their successful 46-year union to the fact they have no kids and are financially comfortable. Speaking about the reasons they have been together so long, Dolly said: "Mutual respect, shared interests and the fact...

    2012-06-22 09:12:53