Miley Cyrus is one of the most well connected and famous people on the planet. Yet, many are surprised to learn that Dolly Parton is Miley’s godmother, and in a recent interview, it was revealed that she is somewhat concerned about her goddaughter. A Sunday story by Fox News stated that during the interview, Parton voiced that she is extremely concerned about Miley becoming “too bizarre” for her fans.
Dolly Parton become Miley Cyrus’ godmother in the early 1990’s, and this relationship was forged due to her close connections to Billy Ray Cyrus. While there are many people that have godparents, Miley and Dolly reportedly have a very close relationship. In fact, Dolly was one of the first people that Miley revealed her plans for ending her association with Hannah Montana.
Due to her effort to destroy her association with Disney, it appears that Dolly Parton is concerned that Miley’s antics will overshadow her talent. Interestingly, this is a concern that has been voiced by many fans and music industry insiders. While speaking to Parton, Miley Cyrus also revealed many of the frustrations that her Hannah Montana personality brought her.
One day, she’d had enough and told me: ‘I need to murder Hannah Montana in order for people to accept who I really am” - Dolly Parton
The revelation that Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton have such a close relationship comes on the news that the starlet has had to postpone much of the American leg of her “Bangerz” tour. While this decision has dismayed fans around the country, a Sunday story by Vanity Fair reveals that the decision was a result of a severe allergic reaction.
News that the “Bangerz” tour was postponed caused many people to wonder if Miley Cyrus’ partying had cause complications with medications she was taking for the flu. However, regardless of the reason for the severe allergic reaction, fans everywhere are hoping that Miley will make a quick recovery.
Do you think that Dolly Parton has a reason to be concerned that Miley’s antics will overshadow her talents? If she were your goddaughter what advice would you give her during this time?