Dolly Parton talks flush toilets and growing up with 11 siblings

"Blank On Blank" animates rarely-heard interviews with famous figures. Their latest video features Dolly Parton, discussing growing up in poverty with 11 siblings in Tennessee—she didn't use a flush toilet until she was around eight years old).

Recorded with Lawrence Grobel in 1978 for an issue of Playboy magazine, the audio has never been heard before now.


With her characteristic sweet, straightforward nature Parton shares stories of taking baths in the river, sleeping four to a bed, and using mercurochrome as lipstick.


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