Dolly Parton says she doesn’t have ‘time to be old.’ (LEON NEAL /AFP).
Dolly Parton may have twice turned down Donald Trump’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, but the ageless queen of country has multiple irons in the fire including an ad appearance during Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Dolly Parton says she doesn’t have time to get old. (LEON NEAL / AFP)
Dolly Parton may have rejected President Donald Trump’s Independence Medal twice. But the country’s immortal queen had several irons set on fire, including an advertising appearance during Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Pop culture icons that made megahit like ‘I will always love you’ and the ‘9 to 5’ working woman now says she is not sure whether to accept the highest honor of the new president Joe Biden because it seems political.
“I cannot accept it. (From Trump) because my husband was a bad person and they asked me about it again and I would never travel because of Covid, ”said Parton, a donor to the development of one of the most important vaccines. Against the coronavirus. Explained in an interview with NBC aired Tuesday.
She revealed that she had also heard from Biden about the award. “Right now I feel like I’m going to play politics, if I take it I’m not sure,” she said.
For a possible presidential medal: “I’m not working for those awards,” said self-defeating Parton.
“It would be nice, but I’m not sure I deserve it,” she added. “But it’s a great compliment to people who think I deserve it.”
Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to a musician, Elvis Presley. Towards the end of his term, he faithfully rewarded two members of Congress to the president in a conflicting manner through his two allegations.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick denied the medal last month after the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.
Former President Barack Obama has awarded medals to a number of legends, including Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan. But in November, he said it was a mistake not to award Parton.
“I thought I thought she had it and it was wrong,” Obama told CBS Late Show. “I’m surprised she deserves it.”
Year of merit
Parton, 75, is still relentlessly busy.
She is currently working on a Grammy Awards in March for her 50th nomination and is writing a song for the 2018 Netflix Coming of Age movie “Dumplin.” She is a podcast enthusiast. That are popular and have new fragrances
Parton recently cut a digital version of her classic ‘9 to 5’ – a clip from her 1980s film of the same name – to appear in her first commercial during the U.S. Football Championship.
On the site hosted by the site, Squarespace Parton presents another feminist national anthem as ‘5 to 9’, a nod to the side culture adopted by many people in the new millennium.
“It’s a great way to bring the song back, add new words, and talk about what these new people are doing,” she told NBC.
The poor-growing Tennessee resident was a longtime philanthropist, an ally of marginalized people.
Last year, she donated $ 1 million to Vanderbilt University, which helped develop Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine, and her literacy program donated about 100 million books to needy children around the world.
When she was 75 on January 19, she presented a creative message to her 5 million Twitter followers: “This year my birthday wish is a call for kindness”