Dolly Parton Admitted That This Famous Star Was Her First Crush

by Jeremy Spirogis
Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton is a singer, songwriter, actor, and creator. She’s been within the business for greater than 5 a long time and is among the most well-known nation stars on this planet. But do you know that she as soon as had a crush on one other world-famous nation singer?

Here’s who the Queen of Country stated she discovered oh so “sexy,” plus the music big followers at all times thought she dated.

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The music legend Dolly Parton had a crush on

Parton is taken into account a legend by many nowadays however when she was youthful one other legend caught her eye.

Back in 2012, the “Jolene” songbird did an interview with Nightline and revealed that she used to have a crush on Johnny Cash. Parton said that she noticed him when she attended a present at Nashville’s Grand Ole’ Opry.

She recalled: “I was sitting in the audience and that’s when I first knew about sex appeal, someone striking and made me feel something inside. He had this tick when he moved his shoulder… and it was still sexy. It still got to me.”

Over the years, Parton bought to know her first crush on an expert stage. “Johnny is a great songwriter,” Parton stated. “A lot of people don’t realize how serious his songs are… he was like the John Wayne of country music. He didn’t claim to be a great singer and his range and all that was not spectacular, but when he did it, you just believed it every bit. He just was great at what he did. He was a great storyteller.”

Cash died in 2003 on the age of 71.

(L): Dolly Parton, (R): Johnny Cash(L): Dolly Parton, (R): Johnny Cash
(L) Dolly Parton | David Redfern/Redferns, (R) Johnny Cash | Beth Gwinn/Redferns

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Did Parton date one other well-known nation star?

Although Parton had a crush on Cash, there was one other county music famous person who folks at all times linked her to and that was Kenny Rogers.

The two recorded a slew of hits collectively together with “You Can’t Make Old Friends” and “Islands In the Stream.” They toured collectively as nicely and that’s when the romance rumors began.

“The Gambler” artist tried to place these relationship rumors to relaxation throughout a 2013 interview on Fox & Friends.

“[Parton] and I worked together for two years on the road,” Rogers stated. “Everybody always thought we were having an affair… We just flirted with each other for 30 years, you know. But it keeps the tension.”

Rogers died on March 20, 2020. He was 81.

Kenny Rogers and Dolly PartonKenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton | Beth Gwinn/Redferns

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Who is Parton married to?

Parton has been married for greater than 50 years.

In 1966, she and Carl Dean tied the knot after two years of courting. Throughout his spouse’s public profession Dean has managed to remain beneath the radar as a lot as attainable.

According to the singer’s web site, she met her future hubby outdoors a laundromat in Nashville.

“My first thought was ‘I’m gonna marry that girl,’” Dean stated of his first encounter with Parton (per Entertainment Tonight). “My second thought was, ‘Lord she’s good lookin.’ And that was the day my life began. I wouldn’t trade the last 50 years for nothing on this earth.”

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