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Queen Latifah Forced To Wait After Late Arrival To Golden Globes

Queen Latifah arrived late to last night's Golden Globes ceremony and was forced to wait at the back of the room until the evening's host Ricky Gervais had finished his opening monologue. She arrived fifteen...

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

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...

Dolly Parton Struggled To Perform In Australia Because Of Bats

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...

Dolly Parton, 65, Shows Off New Chest Tattoo

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...

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

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...

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 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 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 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 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...

Dolly Parton Releases 41st Studio Album 'Better Day'

Dolly Parton, the legendary American country singer, has officially released her 41st studio album 'Better Day' (28th June 2011). Dolly Parton's follow up to her 2008 record 'Backwoods Barbie' contains her usual mix of mainstream...

Dolly Parton Wants Jack White Duet

Dolly Parton would duet with Jack White.The country music star is a big fan of the musician - whose former band the White Stripes covered her hit 'Jolene' - but insists she never collaborates with...

Dolly Parton Wants Madonna Duet

Dolly Parton wants to duet with Madonna. The country legend has always wanted to work with the 'Like a Prayer' singer, and thinks their styles would be a good match.She told The Sunday Times newspaper:...

Dolly Parton Wants To Play Herself

Dolly Parton wants to play herself in a film of her life.The country music legend would love to see her story turned into a movie and thins she would be a good choice to portray...

Dolly Parton Mortified By Wig Mishap

Country star Dolly Parton was once left red-faced and bald after her wig got caught on a low-hanging tree branch during an outing with friends.The 9 to 5 hitmaker, who loves donning fake hairpieces to...

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