The Truth About Hollywood Icon Dolly Parton’s Struggles And Her Journey To Fame.
Dolly Parton is a country music legend. She has won over two dozen Grammys. She has been nominated for two Academy Awards. She’s the recipient of the “Living Legend Award” from the U.S. Library of Congress and seven Academy of Country Music Awards. Not bad for the daughter of a Tennessee tobacco farmer. Her “rags to rhinestones” story is so fascinating, there is a history course named after her at the University of Tennessee. Dolly is a singer, songwriter, actress, philanthropist, and businesswoman. It’s hard to believe that she was voted “Least Likely to Succeed” in high school.
Dolly Parton’s songs have reached the number one spot on Billboard’s music charts twenty-five times. She owns one of the biggest and most successful theme parks in America. Dollywood gets over three million guests every year. She started her own non-profit organization with the goal of sparking young children’s love for books and reading to honor her father, who never learned to read or write. Her podcast, “Dolly Parton’s America” has been called the “Best Podcast of 2019” by Forbes magazine. With all of these milestones, it’s hard to believe that Dolly struggled with depression. She has seen her share of heartache and suffering. Especially after having an affair with Burt Reynolds. Thankfully, her dog, Popeye, was there to save her life. Through it all, she never lost her sense of humor. She said she knows some of the best Dolly Parton jokes because she made them up herself. Here is the true story of Dolly Parton.
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