Dolly Parton breaks silence on Elle King tribute incident

Dolly Parton always love You Elle Rey.

The country music legend recently broke his silence about the “Exes and Ohs” singer’s drunken performance at a star-studded tribute concert held to celebrate Dolly’s 78th birthday.

“Elle is a really great artist, she’s a great girl,” Dolly said. ExtraTV in a published interview February 9. “She’s been going through a lot lately and she just drank too much.”

Encouraging others to lead with kindness too, he added: “So let’s forgive and forget that and move on because she felt worse than anyone else.”

The “Jolene” singer’s sympathetic words came less than a month after Elle confessed to being “fucking hit” when she botched the lyrics to Dolly’s 2001 hit “Marry Me” onstage at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry. After stumbling over some of the lines, the 34-year-old singer proceeded to sing: “I don’t know the words to this in this damn town / Don’t tell Dolly ’cause it’s her birthday.” “.

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