Dolly Parton Advises Fans to ‘Forgive and Forget' After Elle King's Opry Performance

Dolly Parton broke her silence on Elle King's contentious performance on the Grand Ole Opry stage on January 19.

During a recent interview with Extra, the Country Music Hall of Fame inductee discussed King's performance. "Elle is a fantastic artist.

She's a wonderful girl. "She's been going through a lot of difficult things lately, and she just had a little too much to drink,

Parton said of the performance.During the Grand Ole Opry's tribute event for the "9 to 5" singer's 78th birthday in January

King emerged on stage and declared that she was "f-king hammered" and had forgotten the lyrics to Parton's song "Marry Me."

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