Dolly Parton: she takes up her cult song to promote the vaccine against Covid-19

In order to promote the vaccine against Covid-19, country singer Dolly Parton took up her famous title Jolene, adapting the lyrics.

Like the French, more and more Americans are becoming vaccinate against Covid-19 right now and celebrities are no exception. After Joe Biden who received his first injection a few months ago, it’s the turn of Dolly Parton to do the same. 75 years old, the famous country singer took the opportunity to send a message and encourage people to receive the vaccine in turn. For this, she published a video where she addresses her fans : “Hi, it’s me, I’m finally getting vaccinated, I’m so excited. I’ve been waiting for this for a while, I’m old enough to have it, smart enough too. I am very happy to receive an injection of the Moderna vaccine today“.

She then continued in songchanging the lyrics of his hit Jolene : I think you should too, I even changed the lyrics of one of my songs for the occasion: Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, please don’t hesitate. Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, because once you’re dead it’ll be a little too late.”. She then explains why she wants to encourage vaccination : I know I’m trying to be funny, but I’m very serious about the vaccine. I think we all want to get back to a more normal life and with an injection in the arm we could get back to that.

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Dolly Parton also addresses those who do not want to be vaccinatedwhich remain very numerous: I want to encourage everyone to do it. The sooner we feel better, the sooner we will get back to normal. So I want to say to all the cowards, don’t be sissies, come here and get vaccinated. Joe Biden and Dolly Parton aren’t the only celebrities to get vaccinated. Harrison FordSamuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench or Jane Fonda also received an injection of the vaccine. Many of them took this opportunity to lead by example and encourage people to get vaccinated themselves.

Dolly Parton: she takes up her cult song to promote the vaccine against Covid-19

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