The nation singer posed for Playboy the primary time 43 years in the past
Beloved nation star Dolly Parton had a giant shock for her husband’s birthday this yr and delivered it in a method solely she will. She offered her husband of 57 years, Carl Thomas Dean, with a recreated image of her Playboy cowl in 1978 — donning the bunny ears and all.
“Remember sometime back I said I was going to pose on the cover of Playboy Magazine when I was 75? Well, I’m 75 and they don’t have a magazine anymore,” she stated in an Instagram video, captioning it, “It’s always #HotGirlSummer for my husband, Carl.” She stated he all the time cherished her authentic Playboy cowl, “so I was trying to think of something to do to make him happy.”
Parton was the primary nation singer to pose on the duvet of Playboy and she or he seems to be as fabulous as ever in her newest photograph shoot accomplished only for her husband. “He still thinks I’m a hot chick after 57 years and I’m not gonna try to talk him out of that,” the Steel Magnolias star stated with amusing. “And I hope he agrees. What do you think?”
Parton and Dean have been collectively for many years however he’s not often seen along with his spouse, preferring a life out of the general public eye as a substitute. Even in her video, solely the again of his head was proven however we’re fairly certain he had a large smile on his face when he obtained his birthday present. The framed artwork had her outdated cowl and the brand new photograph beside it.
“Well, the old new Dolly,” she stated. “In the first one, I was kind of a little butterball in that one. Well, I’m string cheese now. But he’ll probably think I’m cream cheese,” Parton stated, winking on the digital camera. “I hope!”
Dean, whereas not within the public eye a lot, has talked about his love for his spouse and what he thought after they first met in Nashville all these years in the past. “My first thought was I’m gonna marry that girl,” he stated on Dolly’s official web site. “My second thought was, ‘Lord she’s good lookin.’ And that was the day my life began.”
Parton has talked in regards to the secret to their lengthy marriage prior to now. “I always joke and laugh when people ask me what’s the key to my long marriage and lasting love.” Parton informed People in 2018. “I always say, ‘Stay gone!’ and there’s a lot of truth to that. I travel a lot. But we really enjoy each other when we’re together and the little things we do.”
“Happy birthday my love!” she completed the birthday video. A real icon, certainly.