Dolly Parton Forces Fans To Trek To Dollywood For Souvenirs

Even when Dolly Parton is not working "9 to 5," she's still raking in the cash! can reveal the beloved country legend, 72, is shutting down merchandise stores in Tennessee — and forcing fans to buy souvenirs in Dollywood!

"We had to drive more than three hours from Nashville just to buy a T-shirt!" cried one fan.

Parton, who's worth an estimated $500 million, cut the ribbon for the grand opening of Nashville's Trinkets & Treasures in 2010, proclaiming: "We've gone all out to let fans walk in a store and pick up what they want."

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But just eight years later, she shut it down, forcing tourists to take the long journey to her pricey theme park in Pigeon Forge!

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