Dolly Parton's Reason For Never Learning How To Text Is Going Viral

Dolly Parton's new album Rockstar is the number-one album in the country, which, believe it or not, is the first number-one album of her career!

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Last weekend, she ruffled some conservatives' feathers when she wore this cheerleading outfit while performing at an NFL halftime show.

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Which, like, she looked stunning.

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And now she's going viral for not texting.

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She told Drew Barrymore that she doesn't text.

"I don’t want to talk to everybody that wants to talk to me. I don’t text 'cause I don’t want to have to answer," she says.

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“If somebody calls me, I’ll answer it if I want to talk to them or I’ll call them back when I can," she continued. "Otherwise, I’ve got too much to think about than to clutter my mind up with everything else.”

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"I'm certainly not a stupid person, I could learn it if I wanted to. I'd rather just have my fax machine and [they can] call in creative stuff to my crew," she goes on, praising her crew. "I just don't have time to sit with a phone in my face all day."

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Honestly, she's got a point, and I will be adopting a form of Dolly Parton's non-texting strategy in 2024.

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