Dolly Parton rejects plan to erect statue of her at Tennessee capitol

Dolly Parton rejects plan to erect statue of her at Tennessee capitol

The Guardian

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Singer says she doesn’t feel it’s appropriate to put her on a pedestal ‘given all that is going on in the world’

Dolly Parton is asking Tennessee lawmakers to withdraw a bill that would erect a statue of her on the capitol grounds in Nashville.

“Given all that is going on in the world, I don’t think putting me on a pedestal is appropriate at this time,” Parton said in a statement issued Thursday.

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