has livened up the Oscar trail this year with her new song “Girl in the Movies,” from the Netflix
movie “Dumplin.'” Following a live performance of the song for a select industry crowd (mostly journalists and Golden Globes voters) at the Four Seasons
on Monday, the recording icon stopped by a screening of the film with “Dumplin'” star Danielle Macdonald
to field questions from the audience.
When told the crowd was primarily Screen Actors Guild Awards voters, Parton gestured to her trademark curves and quipped, “I took care of all my saggin’!”
Parton has previously been Oscar-nominated for “Nine to Five
,” from the 1980 song of the same name, and “Travelin’ Thru,” from 2005’s “Transamerica
.” This year, the original song race is shaping up to be a star-studded affair, with Warner Bros.
submitting three Lady Gaga
songs from “A Star is Born
,” Kendrick Lamar
in the mix with