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Dolly Parton Is Proud of Being 'White Trash'

Legendary country singer and actress Dolly Parton is making no apologies for her “redneck” background.

“We were really redneck, roughneck, hillbilly people. And I’m proud of it,” she says in the October issue of Southern Living, on newsstands Sept. 19. “ ‘White trash!’ I am. But I’m proud of my hillbilly, white trash background. That keeps you humble; that keeps you good.”

The Fault in Our Movies: See 12 of the Most Beautiful People Dying Young on Film

According to author John Green, his acclaimed young-adult novel The Fault in Our Stars was intended as a revision of the classic cancer-story tropes of saintly sufferers and soft-lit deaths.

But there’s one convention the upcoming film adaptation doesn’t subvert – like many of their cinematic predecessors, Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort spend their last months positively glowing.

Historic Steel Magnolias House for Sale

Calling all house-hunting movie buffs: If you recognize the source of this line – “The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize” – and appreciate Southern architecture, get your bids ready.