Dolly Parton: Surprising Things You Probably Never Knew About This Legendary Singer and Hollywood Star
America’s sweetheart, Dolly Parton, has been a country music icon since her first album, Hello, I’m Dolly, debuted in 1967. She’s loved for her catchy lyricism, off-the-cuff personality, and iconic voice. There are certain things, however, not everyone knows about the country superstar.
Read on to learn a thing or two about the one and only Miss Dolly.
1. Her toes were almost completely cut off
Parton recently revealed a painful childhood memory on the Dr. Oz Show. When the famous singer/songwriter was about six years old, she cut her foot on a broken mason jar while trying to hop over a fence. The broken glass almost cut off three of her toes: “They were just kind of hanging there,” she said.
Parton couldn’t get to the doctor at the time so while her father and brothers held her down, her mother sewed her toes back on with the same needle “she used to make our quilts and stuff” with.