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Check Out Dolly Parton’s Sexy Playboy Photos From 1978

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Hugh Hefner – the man who created Playboy magazine and lived the brand to the fullest – died at 91 Wednesday (Sept. 27) in his home, the Playboy Mansion. The business mogul built an empire by featuring beautiful women on the cover of his entertainment magazine, including none other than country music icon Dolly Parton.

Back in 1978, Parton made history as the first country artist to pose for the publication, but only on one condition.

“I was on the cover of Playboy!” Parton shared in an interview with Chicago’s US 99 radio station. “I wasn’t naked; all you saw was me in my bunny suit, with my boobs sticking out a little. I wouldn’t do a layout. I’m not that brave, nor do I look that good!”

When asked why she resisted posing nude by the radio host, Parton explained that at the time posing for the magazine was just a fun thing to do but she wasn’t about to “do the whole dirty deal.”

“I have been asked, back in the day, but that was so totally not me. I would never do that,” Parton explained. “But that was a good article they ran in there, and it was just a fun thing to do. That was just another way I was trying to market myself, at that time, to kinda get in the mainstream and take it right to the edge, but not do the whole dirty deal.”

Decades later in 2014, Parton was asked to pose once again for the magazine, this time passing due to the work she does with children for the Imagination Library.

You can check out the pictures below!

 

 

R.I.P. #hughhefner 🐰🐰🐰#DollyPartonPlayboy

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