Dolly Parton opened up about a very dark time in her life and said flat-out that her faith in God saved her life and marriage.
“It was a really bad time,” the 72-year-old country legend shared in Closer Weekly Wednesday. “Sometimes, God just has to smack you down. He was almost saying, ‘Sit your pretty little **** down because we have to deal with some stuff!'”
Period - Life - Situation - Hysterectomy - Result
It follows a period in her life in the 1980s when she found out that she had a medical situation and needed to undergo a partial hysterectomy. The result meant she would never be able to have children with her husband Carl Thomas Dean, who she wed in 1966.
The whole episode drew her into a two-year depression as she also battled with having feelings for another man. She said the guilt of that emotional affair led her to pick up a gun and...