Dolly Parton is letting fans in at the moment she agreed to be Miley Cyrus's godmother. At that time, the country singer had no idea that the girl would become such a talented and famous singer.
The legendary singer is not a mother, but she has several nieces, nephews and godchildren that she loves as if they were her own babies. In a recent interview with Just Jenny from SiriusXMThey asked Parton how she became Miley's godmother.
“I worked with Billy Ray during all those years, when he had‘ Achy Breaky Heart. He worked with me on some shows we did in the first few days. He opened some of my shows. We just have to meet. I wrote a song called "Romeo,quot; and had it in a video. We simply gel, because we are both country children. We had a lot of fun just talking about it. And then, when Miley appeared, I said, "It has to be my fairy goddaughter," Parton recalled.
Billy Ray has also previously talked about his close relationship with Parton. There is no doubt that these two country stars have nothing but mutual love. Miley joined other singers to pay tribute to Parton at this year's Grammy Awards.
Over the years, Miley has often sung her own version of her godmother's hit song, Jolene too.
Art imitated life when Parton played Miley's godmother on the hit television show, Hannah Montana. the from 9 to 5 Star credited the Disney program for increasing its fan base, which now spans generations.
"It has been so amazing that I have had all these young children who grew up with that, and now they have their young children." Through the generations, they keep bringing me back, and I love it, "said the 73-year-old.
Parton has many tips to give his famous goddaughter. It is one of the ways in which the two singers maintain their close relationship.
"I told her some things that I think are valuable and that she uses, but I prefer to live an example. I prefer) to be an example instead of trying to tell someone to do this, do it because I don't think it's right. Everyone is different. You have your own trip, and some people will help you along the way, and they can kick some rocks out of the way for you, but you must walk it, ”he said.
Miley Cyrus is surely lucky to have a godmother like Dolly Parton.