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Dolly Parton visits the cast of Newsies on Broadway in New York City on Nov. 28, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Dave Allocca/Startraksphoto.com
10/22/2013

Dolly Parton tweeted that she was "a little tired and sore" after getting into a fender bender in Nashville on Monday, Oct. 21.

"I was in a fender bender this morning here in Nashville, but I am all good... Just a little tired and sore," Parton tweeted on Monday. "Resting at home now!"

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10/18/2013
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Dolly Parton is seen in a a preview for her appearance on The Queen Latifah Show, which is set to air on Oct. 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of The Queen Latifah Show

According to Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton is one of "the baddest rappers in the game."

In a preview clip for Parton's upcoming appearance on Latifah's daytime talk show on Oct. 21, the legendary singer/songwriter dons a blonde afro and some gold chains to recite a few original rap lyrics. The preview can be viewed below.

12/24/2012
Zooey Deschanel appears in a 2011 promotional photo for The New Girl. - Provided courtesy of Fox Check out celebrities born in January, such as Zooey Deschanel, Nina Dobrev and Kerry Washington. Who else will be celebrating a birthday?
02/13/2012
Dolly Parton  appears in a scene from the 2012 film Joyful Noise. - Provided courtesy of Alcon Film Fund

Dolly Parton said she had an emotional reaction to Jennifer Hudson performing "I Will Always Love You" in tribute to the late Whitney Houston at the Grammys on February 12.

Parton wrote and originally performed "I Will Always Love You" in 1974 for her 13th studio album "Jolene." She later rerecorded the song in 1982 when it was included on the soundtrack of the film "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," starring Parton and Burt Reynolds.

11/26/2012
Dolly Parton  appears in a Nightline interview in November 2012. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Dolly Parton is clearing up some rumors about her love life.

The legendary singer is featured in an interview for "Nightline" on Thursday, November 26, and responded to gay rumors, talked about her love life and Whitney Houston. The singer is promoting her new motivational memoir "Dream More" due out on November 27.

01/15/2012
Keke Palmer talks to OnTheRedCarpet.coms George Pennochio at the January 9 premiere of his 2012 film Joyful Noise, which hits theaters January 13. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Keke Palmer told OnTheRedCarpet.com that her new "Joyful Noise" is incredibly relatable and she got to "grow up" with her audience.

The comedy-musical centers around a small town in Georgia that's facing hard times, leaving many people counting on their local church choir to lift their spirits. The choir aims to win the National Joyful Noise Competition and they have the singing talents to do just that. However, problems arise when the two instructors, G.G. Sparrow (Dolly Parton) and Vi Rose (Queen Latifah), disagree with each other's methods, creating friction for the group. The friction only increases when Sparrow's grandson Randy Garrity (Jeremy Jordon) shows interest in Rose's daughter Olivia Hill (Keke Palmer).

01/14/2012
Dolly Parton talks to OnTheRedCarpet.coms George Pennochio at the January 9 premiere of his 2012 film Joyful Noise, which hits theaters January 13. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Dolly Parton told OnTheRedCarpet.com that she "couldn't imagine anyone else" taking on her role in "Joyful Noise," which hit theaters on January 13.

The comedy-musical centers around a small town in Georgia that's facing hard times, leaving many people counting on their local church choir to lift their spirits. The choir aims to win the National Joyful Noise Competition and they have the singing talents to do just that. However, problems arise when the two instructors, G.G. Sparrow (Dolly Parton) and Vi Rose (Queen Latifah), disagree with each other's methods, creating friction for the group. The friction only increases when Sparrow's grandson Randy Garrity (Jeremy Jordon) shows interest in Rose's daughter Olivia Hill (Keke Palmer).

01/11/2012
Billy Ray Cyrus talked to OnTheRedCarpet.coms George Pennochio at the premiere for Joyful Noise, in theaters January 13. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Billy Ray Cyrus talks 'Joyful Noise' star Dolly Parton, says she's 'inspiring' at the premiere for the 2012 film.
01/11/2012
Jeremy Jordan talks to OnTheRedCarpet.coms George Pennochio at the January 9 premiere of his 2012 film Joyful Noise, which hits theaters January 13. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Jeremy Jordan says his 2012 film 'Joyful Noise' is all about family. The film hits theaters January 13.
01/11/2012
Dolly Parton talks to OnTheRedCarpet.coms George Pennochio at the January 9 premiere of his 2012 film Joyful Noise, which hits theaters January 13. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Dolly Parton talks her 'Joyful Noise' character, says she couldn't imagine anyone else doing it.
01/11/2012
Keke Palmer talks to OnTheRedCarpet.coms George Pennochio at the January 9 premiere of his 2012 film Joyful Noise, which hits theaters January 13. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Keke Palmer talks 'Joyful Noise,' says she gets to grow up with her audience in the film.
01/09/2012
Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah appear in a still from Joyful Noise. - Provided courtesy of none / Alcon Film Fund, LLC / Van Redin Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton star in 'Joyful Noise' which hits theaters on January 13.
01/05/2012
Dolly Parton  appears in a scene from the 2012 film Joyful Noise. - Provided courtesy of Alcon Film Fund

As Dolly Parton is set to return back to the big screen in "Joyful Noise" the country music legend is sticking for another star who has struggled a bit in the spotlight, her goddaughter Miley Cyrus.

Parton, who gave an interview with Parade magazine in late December to promote her upcoming film, thinks the media and public is judging Cyrus a little too harshly.

06/29/2011
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Dolly Parton talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about her costumes and 4th of July plans. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Dolly Parton released her 43rd studio album "Better Day" on June 28 and told OnTheRedCarpet.com about the themes, the costumes and her plans for the 4th of July.

"There are a variety of songs in the CD that are just about problems and heartache and other things and how you rise above it and how it's going to be when you overcome the obstacles, like when the clouds roll away from your door - you're gonna shine like the sun, that sort of thing," Parton told OnTheRedCarpet.com of the album.

07/08/2011
Dolly Parton appears in a publicity photo promoting her album Backwoods Barbie. It was released on Feb. 26, 2008. - Provided courtesy of Dolly Records Check out photos of country singer and actress Dolly Parton over the years. She released her 41st studio album, 'Better Day,' in June 2011.