Country music legend Dolly Parton has been married to Karl Dean for over 55 years, but at the time the general public barely saw him.
But on Tuesday afternoon, she shared a fun retrospective photo of the two together to promote the latest product.
In the photo, Dean appears to be wearing a Parton T-shirt, but the same is available in her online store and may have been edited.
“Find a partner who can support you like my Karl Dean!” She I have written..
Of course, Dean has supported Parton’s independence and career for many years.
two I met the first day she moved to Nashville Pursuing music In a coin laundry, She said earlier and went on their first date at McDonald’s. They got married in 1966 and I’ve been together ever since.
“My husband and I lived together for 57 years and got married at the age of 54. I’m sick of him. I’m sure he’s sick of me,” Parton said in December 2020. I laughed. With the “Table Manners” podcast.
Dean keeps it as unobtrusive as Parton had to do Uncover rumors that he doesn’t exist.
“Many people have been thinking for years because he doesn’t want to be in the limelight at all,” Parton said. “Entertainment Tonight” In October 2020. “It’s not just who he is. He’s like a quiet and unobtrusive person, and if he’s ever been there, he’ll never get a minute of peace, he’s I thought it was right. “
She always respected it and added, “I try to keep him out of the limelight as much as possible.”
“He said,’I didn’t choose this world, I chose you, and you chose that world, but we keep our lives separate and together. And we do, and we have, “she said.
Although they had no children, Parton opened them to Oprah Winfrey last year.
“I had no children and my husband was quite independent, so I had the freedom,” she told Winfrey’s Apple TV + show. “So I think most of my overall success is the fact that I was free to work.”