Did you see Juju Chang‘s interview with country legend Dolly Parton on last night’s “Nightline” on ABC?
Dolly talked about the rumors that she’s long been romantically involved with one of her oldest childhood friends, Judy Ogle.
As the release explains:
“Dolly denied the rumors and said she even bonded with talk show queen Oprah Winfrey over the false tabloid claims.
“Parton has been married to her husband, Carl Dean, for 46 years.
” ‘Like Gayle, her friend, Judy, my friend, they just think that you just can’t be that close to somebody,” Parton said.
“Judy and I have been best friends since we were like in the third and fourth grade….We still just have a great friendship and relationship and I love her as much as I love anybody in the whole world, but we’re not romantically involved.”
At least Dolly supports LGBT rights and hosts Gay Day at Dollywood.
Dolly said the Ku Klux Klan objected to the event.
“When it first started, there were people giving us threats, I still get threats.
“But like I said, I’m in business. I just don’t feel like I have to explain myself. I love everybody.”
She’s so cute.
Cutest of all is that she once entered a Dolly Parton drag queen lookalike contest and lost!