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Dolly Apologizes to Lesbian Couple and Does some damage control for Dollywood

I can just hear her squeaky, wonderful voice bouncing off her delicious breast, “Golly Gosh darn, really? I’m sorry.” Dolly does some damage control. AB

Dolly Parton has issued an apology to the lesbian couple who felt discriminated against at Dollywood last month, saying she’s sorry for “the hurt or embarrassment,” reports ABC News.

As The Advocate reported July 20, Olivier Odom and Jennifer Tipton and the children of a friend were stopped at the entrance to Parton’s popular Tennessee theme park when a gatekeeper noticed Odom wearing a T-shirt that read “Marriage Is So Gay.” Odom was instructed her to turn the shirt inside out before her party could enter Dollywood. Parton’s statement reads: “I am truly sorry for the hurt or embarrassment regarding the gay and lesbian t-shirt incident at Dollywood’s Splash Country recently. Everyone knows of my personal support of the gay and lesbian community. Dollywood is a family park and all families are welcome.”

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(via Advocate mag)

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