‘He’s a private person’: Dolly Parton says people think her husband Carl is FAKE because he spends his time absolutely nothing to stand out
- Dolly Parton and husband Carl Dean have been married for 54 years – but she claims some fans believe he isn’t real
- The 74-year-old singer Jolene has been married to Carl Dean since 1966 and has kept their relationship private
- In a new interview, Dolly said: ‘He figured out if he ever walked out of there he would never get a minute’s peace and he was right about it.’
Dolly Parton is still asked if her husband really exists.
The 74-year-old singer has been married to Carl Dean since 1966, but since she kept her marriage unnoticed, Dolly was still asked if he is really real.
“Over the years many people thought that because he didn’t want to be the focus at all.
‘He’s a discreet person’: Dolly Parton (pictured last year) says everyone thinks her husband Carl is FAKE because he is so attentive
“That’s not who he is. He’s like, a quiet, reserved person and he thinks that if he walks out of there, he’ll never get a minute of peace. And he’s right about that. “
Dolly made a concerted effort to keep her husband unnoticed during her career.
And hit creator Jolene insists it works perfectly for the couple.
Rare photo: The 74-year-old singer has been married to Carl Dean since 1966, but since she kept her marriage unnoticed, Dolly is still asked if he is really real.
She told Entertainment Tonight: “I always respect and appreciate that from him and I always try to keep him out of the limelight as much as possible.
“He said, ‘I didn’t choose this world, I chose you, and you chose that world. But we can keep our lives separate and together.’ And we do and we have. We’ve been together for 56 years, married 54 “.
Dolly really thinks it wasn’t “from each other” that helped their relationship.
Back in time: Couple seen at their wedding circa 1966
She said: “Our joke about reality, when people ask me why it lasted so long, I said, ‘Because I went’. And there is a lot of truth in it – reality. that we don’t have to face each other all the time.
“But we respect and admire each other. We both have a sense of humor. So we have a lot of fun.”
When asked how they spend their time together, Dolly explains: “We have very similar hobbies … we like to travel around our little RV and we don’t like to party. and all of that. “
Private Life: Dolly made a concerted effort to keep her husband unnoticed during her career.