- Dolly Parton has explained why she did not accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump
- The singer said that she does not think that she should be rewarded for doing something out of the goodness of her heart
- She also said that she would still not take the medal even if US President Joe Biden offered it to her
US singer Dolly Parton has refused to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump. Dolly has opened up and explained why she has decided to make this decision. Trump offered her the award twice and she wouldn't accept it either time.
The 75-year-old singer is known for her philanthropic and charity work. She also helped fund a vaccine for the Covid-19 pandemic. She drew attention to her work from the White House and Trump offered to give her the medal.
Dolly gave her explanation for not accepting the medal on the Today Show:
"I couldn't accept it because my husband was ill and then they asked me again about it and I wouldn't travel because of the Covid,” she said.
Dolly did not stop there and said that even if US President Joe Biden offered her the medal, she would still not accept it to avoid being in the spotlight for political bias.
The singer said that takes part in charity out of the goodness of her heart and she feels that she does not need to be rewarded for her work.
"It'd be nice but I'm not sure that I even deserve it. But it's a nice compliment for people to think that I might deserve it," she said.
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