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Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Flirted for How Long?

Posted By Kotei Kotey On August 14, 2014 @ 4:36 pm In Bulletin Today,Entertainment | No Comments

Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton [1]Maybe it’s the rumor that just won’t go away: that country music icons Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton [2] were romantically involved back in the day – at least since their 1983 duet “Islands in the Stream” climbed to the top of the charts and became the anthem of a generation.

The rumor persisted for more than three decades, even as they recorded the single “You Can’t Make Old Friends” last year.

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But Rogers recently was moved to put the kibosh on the rumor once again.

“Oh, I started that,” Rogers told Jenna Bush Hager of NBC’s Today show [4]. “I always say we just flirted with each other for 30 years.”

An exhibit on the singer-songwriter’s life and career opened at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Aug. 15.


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[2] Dolly Parton: http://www.aarp.org/entertainment/music/info-03-2009/dolly_parton.html?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG

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[4] told Jenna Bush Hager of NBC’s Today show: http://www.today.com/entertainment/kenny-rogers-dolly-parton-we-flirted-each-other-30-years-1D80062794

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