Dolly Parton ‘Gasped’ When I Wanted to Go Brunette

Blondes don’t have extra enjoyable? Miley Cyrus revealed that she virtually underwent a significant hair transformation — till godmother Dolly Parton put her in her place. 

“I’ve by no means seen Dolly truly scared earlier than. She acted like I instructed her the worst information you possibly can think about,” Cyrus, 30, mentioned throughout a Thursday, December 29, look on the Immediately present of the 76-year-old’s response to her doubtlessly darkening her locks and going brunette. “She clutched her pearls, gasped, and went again and he or she goes, ‘You possibly can’t do this. You might be me.’”

Parton and Cyrus have had a protracted and healthful relationship, with the “9 to five” singer being dubbed the Tennessee native’s “fairy godmother” after she labored with Billy Ray Cyrus within the early 90s. 

“[Billy Ray] opened a few of my reveals,” Parton defined throughout a 2019 interview with Sirius XM’s Simply Jenny present. “We simply bought to know one another. I wrote a music referred to as ‘Romeo,’ and had him in a video. We simply type of gelled, ’trigger we’re each nation children. We had plenty of enjoyable simply speaking about that. After which when Miley got here alongside, I mentioned, ‘She’s bought to be my fairy goddaughter.’”

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In 2006, the “Jolene” crooner and the “Wrecking Ball” artist took their real-life dynamic to the small display when Parton appeared on Cyrus’ Disney Channel present, Hannah Montana. The duo have since carried out collectively on a number of completely different events and can cohost Miley’s New 12 months’s Eve Celebration collectively on Saturday, December 31. 

“I’m by some means some extension of Dolly Parton, so I can be blonde,” Cyrus instructed Immediately cohost Hoda Kotb of the plan for her NYE tresses, noting that Parton would love performing together with her whether or not they’re “complementing one another” or donning “utterly reverse” seems. 

“[Dolly] says, ‘You be you, I be me, and collectively we’ve bought the right present,’” Cyrus shared.

The Final Track star has been recognized for her daring vogue decisions prior to now, from blonde pixie cuts to scorching pink latex. In 2020, she opened up in regards to the public’s notion of her well-being primarily based on her coiffure.

“My hair is a few form of reflection for my sanity, my sexuality, my sobriety,” the “Celebration within the USA” songstress instructed Howard Stern on an episode of Sirius XM’s The Howard Stern Present. “The general public actually makes my hair, I suppose, the type of monitor of how I’m doing.” Cyrus defined that when her hair has been lengthy and blonde, individuals have assumed she was “sane.” Nonetheless, when she’s dyed her crown loopy colours or grown out her armpit hair, they’ve assumed she was “doing medicine.”

Miley Cyrus Reveals Dolly Parton’s Reaction to Singer Wanting to Go Brunette
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“It’s actually not [people’s] fault that they affiliate my hair and my id and my well-being so carefully,” she mentioned, attributing a lot of the mentality to her getting her begin on Hannah Montana. “As a result of principally, we drilled that into their brains for eight years of a sequence.”

The musical comedy didn’t simply have an effect on public notion of the singer — it messed with Cyrus’ personal idea of self-worth, too. “A few of my viewers was so hooked up to a personality, which wasn’t me,” she instructed host Stern, 68. “So, then that does plenty of psychological stuff, the place it’s like, ‘Am I invaluable as myself?’”

The “Malibu” crooner shared that the idea of the present featured her character, Miley Stewart, dressing up in a blonde wig and fancy garments in an effort to get individuals to concentrate to her expertise. 

“That’s lots to placed on a child — to go, ‘While you’re your self, nobody offers a f—okay,’” she mentioned. “However then after they go and type of groom you to seem like one thing else, one thing that you just’re not, and also you’re actually younger, and it’s plenty of make-up and, you realize, wigs and all these things, it does one thing psychologically.”