The iconic singer Dolly Parton is one amongst many celebrities who donated for the cause of vaccine research at the onset of the pandemic. She had donated the amount of 1 million US dollars for the cause. The huge donation was made for the development of Moderna vaccine. The 75-year-old singer declared that she is not so keen to get vaccinated anytime soon. Instead, would like to wait a bit longer for her turn until a few other people get vaccinated too, she revealed to a news organization. She further went on to add that she doesn’t want to give an impression that just because she donated money, she is jumping the line.
The ‘9 to 5’ singer will take the shot slowly but surely at an appropriate time. The singer had earlier made up her mind to get vaccinated but dropped the plan as she said: “I’m at the age where I could have gotten mine legally last week,” she continued “I turned 75. I was going to do it on my birthday, and I thought, ‘Nah, don’t do that. You’ll look like you’re just doing a show.’ None of my work is really like that.”
The Whitney Houston singer even shared what she ploys do while getting the vaccine, she said: “When I get it, I’ll probably do it on camera so people will know and I’ll tell them the truth if I have symptoms and all that,” Dolly disclosed. “Hopefully it’ll encourage people. I’m not going to jump the line just because I could.”
Lately, the countryside music famed singer was also hitting headlines for the refusing to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom twice on different occasions. Reportedly the first time she could not make it to the event because her husband Carl Thomas Dean, the 78-year-old was quite ill. And the second time she did not want to risk it in the wake of pandemic.