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How Dolly Parton Felt About Meeting Queen Elizabeth II

For many individuals who were lucky to meet Queen Elizabeth II, it was an intimidating experience. Meeting a royal family member comes with different expectations and procedures than meeting other celebrities. Dolly Parton had the opportunity to meet the queen and said she was “scared to death” before doing so. 

Dolly Parton met the queen after performing at the Silver Jubilee

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In 1977, the U.K. held the Silver Jubilee to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ascension of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne. Dolly Parton performed for the Royal Variety Show in Glasgow, Scotland, alongside the Jackson 5, English comedian Frankie Howerd, and Scottish singer Sydney Devine. 



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