Dolly Parton lives on her tour bus

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton lives her tour bus when she's on the road and never stays in hotel rooms.

Dolly Parton lives on her tour bus.

The 70-year-old country music legend has revealed she never splashes out on hotel rooms when she is on the road and would much rather sleep in a bunk on her bus because she has all the facilities she needs on there.

Speaking on 'Good Morning Britain' on Friday (19.08.16), she said: "Yes I live in the bus, I never stay in hotels. I just have everything I need there, no commotion. I just pour right up to the stage door, go on, do my show, come right back out and go to bed."

The '9 to 5' hitmaker - who is currently on her 'Pure & Simple World Tour' - also shared how when she gets back home she likes to wear high heels in the house because she's too little to reach her food cabinets.

She said: "Well it's nice to get home, I don't kick off the high heels usually... my house shoes have five inch heels, I can't reach my cabinets without my shoes on! But actually I do love my work, I love what I do, it's a way of life with me."

Meanwhile, Dolly said performing on stage is the best feeling in the world.

Asked if she is her happiest on stage, she said: "I think probably I am because there is just a certain kind of energy, a certain kind of love, a certain kind of light."

The buxom blonde - who recently renewed her vows to her husband Carl Thomas Dean - has just released her 43rd studio LP 'Pure & Simple - and said her song 'I'm Sixteen' is actually about her still feeling like a teenager.

Talking about the track, she said: "Well I feel 16, I really do and I work like I'm 16 and I look at the numbers that I really am and I think, 'that can't be me, that can't be so'.

"There's nothing we can do about the numbers but there is a lot we can do about the attitude. I'm a self-made woman and I got the doctor bills to prove it!"


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