Dolly Parton admits she lost her lookalike contest in a frank interview with Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston and Dolly Parton interviewed each other about their work in the movie 'Dumplin.'
Jennifer Aniston and Dolly Parton interviewed each other on "Good Morning America," reported ABC News on December 6, 2018, and the result was a revealing, intimate interview about their lives, their loves, and their work.
The two women are promoting the Aniston yet-to-be-released movie "Dumplin," which has an original soundtrack written and recorded by Parton.
"Because I'm so over-exaggerated and I have so many fans [in] the gay community and the drag queens. Even in your movie, Willowdean goes down to the bar. I actually taught her to do her make-up. I've always had these drag queens look like me. I even lost a Dolly Parton look-alike contest."
Dolly Parton, ABC News on December 6, 2018.
THE STORY THAT BROUGHT PARTON AND ANISTON TOGETHER
"Dumplin" is based on a book by the same name that tells the story of Willowdean, an overweight teenager whose mother (Aniston) was a beauty pageant queen.
Willowdean, who is obsessed with Dolly Parton, decides to enter the beauty pageant her mother organizes and seeks beauty tips from a Dolly Parton impersonator at a gay bar.
Even though "Dumplin" hasn't been released yet, one of the songs from the soundtrack, "Girl in the Movies," has been nominated for a Golden Globe award.
PARTON LOST A DOLLY PARTON LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
This prompted Parton to disclose the hilarious fact that she had entered and lost a Dolly Parton look-alike contest to a cross-dressing impersonator who looked more like Parton than she did. Parton admitted that her Kewpie Doll looks and exaggerated image was particularly appealing to drag-queens, and that she had a large following in the gay community.
ANISTON AND PARTON: FRIENDS FOR LIFE
The two women had never met before Aniston asked Parton for permission to use her songs in "Dumplin," but the friendship has flourished between the actress and the singer.
The stars spend hours on the phone, and Parton who does not text her friends writes Aniston long letters the old-fashioned way - on paper.
PARTON'S SONG FOR "DUMPLIN" NOMINATED FOR AN AWARD
Parton explained that her musicality is inherited from her mother's side of the family and that one of her uncles, who would take the young Dolly out to sing on radio and TV:
"My inspiration was really my family. My mother's people were all very musical."
Even though "Dumplin" hasn't been released yet, one of the songs from the soundtrack, "Girl in the Movies," has been nominated for a Golden Globe award. The song is a collaboration between Parton and Linda Perry, the lead singer and primary songwriter of the 90s band 4 Non Blondes.
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DOLLY'S HILARIOUS REVELATION ABOUT HER HUSBAND HAD JIMMY FALLON IN STITCHES
Dolly Parton was on the "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" to talk about the movie, "Dumplin" and ended up stunning Fallon speechless with a revelation about her husband's sexy fantasies.
The Jennifer Aniston movie is about an overweight teenager obsessed with Dolly Parton and the movie soundtrack features several original tracks by the country legend.
Fallon got more than he bargained for when Parton opened up about her husband's crush on the "Friends" actress:
“My husband is crazy about her (Aniston), and he was more excited that I was going to do a movie with her than he was that I got the chance to write all this music. I think he fantasizes, like, a threesome.”
Fallon literally fell off his chair laughing, and Aniston who was watching the show from her home confessed that her mouth dropped open and:
"And then I laughed my (butt) off. That’s Dolly. “