Dolly Parton renews promise of gay-themed dance song

Joseph McCormick July 14, 2016
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Country legend Dolly Parton has renewed her promise to release a dance album, featuring an aptly named track in homage to her gay fans.

Despite telling fans they need to wait a little longer, Parton promised she had a special song just for her gay fans.

She told the Guardian: “I’ll have to put that dance album on the shelf again. But one day I promise you I will get that out.

“One of the songs is ‘I’m a Wee Bit Gay’. It’s a fun, tongue-in-cheek type of song. I promise I’ll get it out.”

Of her LGBT following, Parton added: “They know I’m a little different myself. I’ve fought for the right to be myself, so that is one of the reasons that the gays and lesbians relate to me.

“They know that I appreciate everybody for who they are. We are who we are, so why can’t we be allowed to be that? I ain’t out to preach no sermons, I’m just out to do my work, sing my songs and write them, and love people and share them.”

The singer earlier this week claimed that she has a large gay following because she also “fought for the right to be herself”.

She previously has endorsed herself to become US President

The singer in June said she would perform in North Carolina because she doesn’t “like to get caught up in controversial issues.”

Last month she laughed off lesbian rumours as she renewed her wedding vows.

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