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All The Things You Need To Know About Dolly Parton

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27. She Lost A Drag Queen Lookalike Contest
She once entered a drag queen celebrity impersonator contest — as herself — and lost. The other contestants didn’t know that she was the real Dolly Parton.

"They had a bunch of Chers and Dollys that year, so I just over-exaggerated — made my beauty mark bigger, the eyes bigger, the hair bigger, everything," she told Nightline. "All these beautiful drag queens had worked for weeks and months getting their clothes. So I just got in the line and I just walked across, and they just thought I was some little short gay guy...but I got the least applause."