Concern among fans has been raised by rumours that country music icon Dolly Parton has passed away.

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By Dipak Jaiswal             04 Aug 2023

However, Dolly herself has no plans to retire and intends to keep performing until her last breath.

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At the age of 77, Dolly Parton is still alive and well, according to the fact-checking website Snopes.

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In June 2023, numerous posts and obituaries falsely claimed that Dolly had died, but it turned out to be a hoax.

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The death of Dolly's top songwriter, Cynthia Weil, at the age of 82 may have contributed to the rumours.

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Dolly expressed her sorrow at Cynthia Weil's passing and thanked her for penning the first song of hers to sell one million copies.

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Dolly Parton continues to be active and enthusiastic about her profession despite the untrue rumours, and has said she would want to pass away on stage.

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Fans may relax knowing that despite her advanced age, Dolly's health has been excellent over the years.

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The confusion and assumptions about Dolly's death arose when her tribute post to Cynthia Weil included the word "dead."

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Now that the truth is known, fans can continue to enjoy Dolly Parton's music and performances without worry.

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