Nashville, TN – Dolly Parton – Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist – announced today that she will no longer be associated with the previously planned water park in Nashville.
"Gaylord makes decisions that they feel are good for their company and their stockholders and I have to make decisions based on what is best for me and the Dollywood Company," said Parton. "Governor Haslam, Mayor Dean, and all the folks in government have been great to work with. I really appreciate their support through this process."
"I think everyone knows I love Nashville and I hope the work we've already done will spark more family entertainment in Nashville," Parton added.
Dolly is very business acute and the decision was most likely purely business related. Dolly has a long positive and healthy relationship with Nashville and Country Music.
The original announcement of the venture in January of this year may be read at Dolly Parton's Dollywood, Gaylord Entertainment Partner on Cybergrass.