- Dolly Parton said her heart was shattered after learning her longtime colleague and confidante had passed away
- She said she loved Kenny so much and a huge chunk of her heart went with him
- Dolly praised her deceased friend and asked him to fly into the arms of God and ask for light in these dark times
- The ageing songstress added that death reminds people of how much they loved the people in their lives
Fallen country singer Kenny Rogers’ best friend and confidante. Dolly Parton. has spoken on the death of the music icon
Dolly, whose heart had sunk after learning of Kenny’s death, asked him to speak to God and ask for mercy for the people he left behind.
Through an Instagram post shared on Saturday, the mellow-voiced songstress paid tribute to her late pal and asked God to rest his soul in eternal peace.
Dolly said she could not believe it when she found out her longtime friend was no more and she was still struggling to digest the harsh reality.
They made many wonderful songs together but the most well-known of these is Islands in the Stream.
The award-winning beauty said she was aware the 81-year-old was in a better place and she was sure he would plead for 'light' on behalf of humans.
“I know that we all know that Kenny is in a better place than we are today and I am pretty sure that he is going to be talking to God some time today and he is going to be asking him to spread some light on a bunch of this darkness,” she said.
In her hand was a heartwarming photo of the man that collaborated with her on many occasions throughout her expansive music career.
Dolly admitted she loved Kenny with all her heart and his death yanked a huge chunk of her heart.
“I loved Kenny with all my heart. My heart is broken. You never know how much you love somebody until they are gone. I have had so many wonderful years and wonderful times with my friend Kenny,” she declared.
Dolly told Kenny to fly high and straight into the arms of God.
Her fans and fellow celebrities tried their best to fight back tears but all they could do was cry in pain as they reminisced Kenny’s successful career.
Most people recalled how their childhood was made better by songs like Gambler.
The musical genius passed away on Friday.
His family confirmed his death through a Twitter statement stating his death was peaceful. He was surrounded by his loved ones.
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