Why Dolly Parton Always Wears a Wig Over Her Real Hair

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Dolly Parton never leaves her house without a wig, and she isn't afraid to admit it.

The 74-year-old is both a fashion and musical icon; and with her big, blonde, signature hair, she has been turning heads and entertaining fans for decades.

In 2003, Parton told CBS News, "Part of the magic is that I look so totally artificial but I am so totally real."

She continued by joking that she would never step out of the house without her wig and makeup, "unless my husband is dying of a heart attack, and even then I would think about it."

Parton concluded, "It's important because I don't want someone to see me and be disappointed."

Still, the singer is completely aware that the way she looks isn't necessarily "on-trend." She famously told the Guardian, "I'm not trying to be fashionable. Never was! I got some clothes that I've had for 25 years."

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