Dolly Parton Shares Emotional Memories Of Burt Reynolds: "We Were Kind Of Like Brother And Sister"

On September 6, 2018, the world became emptier and devastated by losing one of the prominent actors, and men - Burt Reynolds. Family members, fans, and close friends mourned his death at the age 82, including his on-screen lovebird, Dolly Parton. 

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The sign of the undeniable bond

Dolly Parton, who called Reynolds best friend and brother, was shattered after finding out about his death on fall's morning. A blonde TV star went on remembering his laughter, jokes, personality, and moments they shared together while starring in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 1982. She stated:

Burt and I were a good ol’ boy and girl, and I was very sad when he passed away – we were really very much alike.

Dolly Parton Shares Emotional Memories Of Burt Reynolds: © The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) / Universal Pictures

Her love and respect to him were expressed by all means during all their years of coherence and admiration. She told in the recent interview one of the warmest words:

We were kind of like brother and sister.

Dolly Parton Shares Emotional Memories Of Burt Reynolds: © The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) / Universal Pictures

As much as it happens in show business, their on-screen spark caused a set of rumors in Hollywood. However, they cherished and respected each other too much to allow any affair or forbidden chemistry to stand in the middle of their bond. Smokey and the Bandit star confidently responded:

I got to work with her for so long that ­eventually I was looking at her face.

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Lure? No. Friendship? Yes!

Reynolds and Parton always shared their chemistry with the audience and the world in general. They both were inseparable during the acting process and in real life as well. Patron never wanted to ruin their special 'non-romantic' relationship. Dolly claimed:

We didn’t have enough of that to spoil our friendship. 

Dolly Parton Shares Emotional Memories Of Burt Reynolds: © The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) / Universal Pictures

Memories will always be stored in Dolly's mind and heart as well as in his families'. It is crucial to remember someone who brought so much fun, delight, and appreciate into life. Dolly Parton always says the best words about her brother and on-screen spart, because she knows: until we remember someone, this person will always be alive in our hearts until the end.

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