Kristin Chenoweth shows off her perfect impression of Dolly Parton


Kristin Chenoweth plans to participate in a biopic on Dolly Parton.

The “Wicked” star has quit “The Kelly Clarkson Show” Wednesday and showed his perfect impression of the country music legend.

Jay Leno, who is the daytime talk show host for Kelly Clarkson, asked Chenoweth if she plans to play Parton in a musical?

“Well I want to. I’m missing a few things and I think we both know what they are,” she joked.

The actor and singer then revealed that Parton had said “several times” that she could see Chenoweth portray her.

She then turned to face the camera and said, “Dolly, hurry! I’m ready!”

After Leno noted that Chenoweth had the voice to do the difficult task, she replied, “I just grew up listening to it and you know I do a pretty good …” before mimicking the tone of Parton to sing along to “Here You Come Again.”

Leno suggested that she sing Parton’s catchy hit “Jolene” and Chenoweth quickly sang a few lines of the chorus.

Chenoweth actually collaborated with Parton in 2019 for their cover album titled “For The Girls”.

The duo made a duet of the iconic ballad “I Will Always Love You”, which was originally written by Parton before Whitney Houston recorded an iconic rendition of the track for “The Bodyguard”.

In a 2019 interview with NPR, Chenoweth spoke about his partnership with Parton and said, “When I hear it, I get goosebumps and I start to cry again.”

“I was brought up in country music and gospel music,” the actor explained. “There’s something about Dolly that – well, for everyone; not just me – who I connected with.

At the time, she added that Parton was “definitely her favorite.”

During her appearance on “The Kelly Clarkson Show”, Chenoweth also mentioned her recent stint as a consultant for Ariana Grande’s team in season 21 of “The Voice”.

She shared that she has known the “Positions” singer since she was only 10 years old and they “have stayed really close.”

While Chenoweth was on the show as a counselor, Grande also showed off one of her many celebrity impressions and emulated her longtime friend in the face.

“It’s National Slurpee Day. I am very excited. It’s my favorite day of the year, ”Grande said, referring to the Broadway star’s many videos of her love for 7-Eleven Slurpees.

Grande captured Chenoweth’s vocal ways perfectly.

The new “Voice” trainer also mimicked the voices of Britney Spears and Celine Dion during a one-on-one with Clarkson on Jimmy Fallon’s upcoming NBC musical variety show, “That’s My Jam.”

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