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.”