Dolly Parton hasn’t gotten the coronavirus vaccine yet, even though she donated $1 million for it

“I’m going to get it, though,” she stated Thursday. “I didn’t want to jump line. I didn’t donate the money so I could be protected. I did it for everybody.”

It was a sideline effort by the county music legend, not unlike another task Parton discussed with CNN: revamping her well-known tune, “9 to 5,” as “5 to 9” for site structure and e-commerce platform Squarespace’s Super Bowl advertisement.

Certainly, the malls around the number of individuals have side gigs and are grinding beyond the typical workplace hours.

“I thought, well, why not?” she stated of modifying the lyrics to among her classics. “You know, everybody knows the song as it is, but like me, so many people are working 9 to 5 and 5 to 9, all the time.”

Parton sings the brand-new tune in the Super Bowl business, which will air throughout the 3rd quarter and was directed by Academy Award winner Damien Chazelle and choreographed by Tony Award winner Justin Peck.

Parton’s prepared Dolly scent patronizes of Squarespace, which is assisting her with a website to promote the fragrance brand name she’s long imagined.

“People have always followed me around, telling me how good I smell,” Parton informed CNN. “I’ve always done just a combination of things, like some bath oils I use and a couple of perfumes I mix. So, I’ve come up with my own little smell that people just love.”

Her signature aroma, she stated, is something “very soft and kind of has a little bit of musk, a very angelic smell.”

“It’s kind of like ‘heaven scent’: S-C-E-N-T,” she joked.

The vocalist is thrilled about the upcoming Super Bowl advertisement however demurred at the idea she’d be a halftime program entertainer.

A Dolly Parton statue may be erected at the Tennessee Capitol

Years earlier, Katy Perry desired Parton to appear with her when she carried out at the Super Bowl, however Parton could not due to the fact that her spouse remained in bad health at the time. Being the included halftime entertainer is a great deal of work, Parton stated, and more tension than she’d wish to manage — though she’s not completely versus it.

“It’s just always been a little more pressure than I’ve been willing to deal with through the years to do a whole thing on my own, but I’m sure eventually I probably will,” she stated. “But (the Squarespace ad) is a good way to do this where I’m not totally obligated.”

Something Parton is not a fan of is a proposition to set up a statue honoring her at the capital in her house state of Tennessee.

While she’s honored and flattered that individuals would wish to pay her tribute, Parton stated, “I personally do not want that. I think that’s something that can be done after I’m dead and gone.”

There’s something else she’s handed down, too.

Parton likewise decreased when the Trump administration two times provided her the Governmental Medal of Flexibility, the country’s greatest civilian honor, she just recently informed NBC’s “Today.”

“I couldn’t accept it because my husband was ill, and then they asked me again about it and I wouldn’t travel because of the Covid,” she stated.

Parton has actually considering that spoken with the Biden administration about getting award, however “now I feel like if I take it, I’ll be doing politics, so I’m not sure,” the vocalist stated.

Former President Barack Obama wants he had actually given Parton the honor while he remained in workplace, he stated in December on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.