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18. Her Husband Doesn’t Like The Limelight
Parton has been married to Carl Dean for more than 50 years, but you’ll rarely see him in public. He doesn’t attend her awards ceremonies, and he’s only seen her perform once — but their relationship is as strong as ever.

"You can't be in each other's face all the time," she told Taste of Country in 2011. "Actually, I think that has been the best formula for us, the fact that we appreciate each other when we are together. We don't have to be together all the time."