Parton discusses Christianity and her large following from the LGBT community in an interview with Billboard. Parton, when asked about her large LGBT following:
They know that I completely love and accept them, as I do all people. I’ve struggled enough in my life to be appreciated and understood. I’ve had to go against all kinds of people through the years just to be myself. I think everybody should be allowed to be who they are, and to love who they love. I don’t think we should be judgmental. Lord, I’ve got enough problems of my own to pass judgment on somebody else.
Williams interviews Parton about her album Blue Smoke, her husband, and her god-daughter, Miley Cyrus,
I have known Miley since she was a baby. I’m really more the fairy godmother. I never really got to spend all the time with her that you usually would. I used to be on her Hanna Montana show — I was aunt Dolly on the show. Miley is going through a lot of changes and we just have to trust her because she is so talented. She is so smart. She just had to be totally drastic because we wouldn’t let her grow up like Shirley Temple we never wanted her to grow up either. But Miley said I had to kill Hanna Montana in order to be Miley.
Danza talks with Parton, on The Tony Danza Show and they talk about their experiences working together at Sony in the early days. Parton:
I just used to come into work just to see you and your pretty little body running around