Dolly Parton responds to Donald Trump comparison
“Does [Rogers] mean my hair or my money?” the singer said. “Me and Donald kind of have the same hair. He could have meant that, too. Lord, knowing Kenny, I don’t know what he meant, but he does talk about the fact that I just say whatever is on my mind.”
Last September, prior to performing “You Can’t Make Old Friends” at Parton’s Tennessee theme park, Dollywood, Rogers reflected on his longtime friendship with the “9 to 5” singer. “You know where you are with her at all times. She has no filter,” Rogers told the crowd. “She has become the Donald Trump of country music.” You can hear the quote at the 1:23 mark in the video below.
Parton spoke about her upcoming tour, which will be her first major tour in 25 years and hit 60 cities throughout 2016. The run will be accompanied by the release of a double album, titled Pure & Simple With Dolly’s Biggest Hits. Parton said the tour will primarily feature performances of her classic songs. “I figure I gotta get it while the getting’s good,” she said. “But, it is my biggest hits like ‘Jolene,’ ‘I Will Always Love You,’ ‘Islands in the Stream’ — all the things that people expect to hear.”
Dates and venues for the Pure & Simple tour have yet to be announced.