Wed 25 Mar 2009 In: International News View at Wayback View at NDHA
A probing interviewer for US magazine AARP has asked country music legend Dolly Parton if she and her best friend Judy Ogle are actually lesbian lovers. Gay icon, but not a lesbian: Dolly Parton "We're absolutely, totally honest, open, and comfortable with each other," Parton replied, hoping to put rumours to rest. "We've been accused of being lovers. We do love each other, but we've never been like that." The 63-year-old previously told USA Today that she's had hate mail due to her large gay male fan base. "Having a big gay following, I get hate mail and threats," she told the newspaper. "Some people are blind or ignorant, and you can't be that prejudiced and hateful and go through this world and still be happy," she added. "It's all right to be who you are."
Credit: GayNZ.com Daily News Staff
First published: Wednesday, 25th March 2009 - 10:10am
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