Dolly Parton now open to Super Bowl show

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Dolly Parton would now consider performing a Super Bowl half-time show despite previously turning down the opportunity on multiple occasions.

The country music legend has long been one of the biggest stars in the U.S., but has never performed on one of its biggest stages - American football's showpiece game.

She explained that's because she's repeatedly turned down requests from National Football League (NFL) chiefs.

"Oh, sure. I've been offered that many times," Parton told The Hollywood Reporter. "I couldn't do it because of other things, or I just didn't think I was big enough to do it - to do that big of a production. When you think about those shows, those are big, big productions. I've never done anything with that big of a production. I don't know if I could have. I think at the time that's what I was thinking."

The 77-year-old has recently had a change of heart - as she's recorded a rock and roll album, Rockstar, and now believes she could pull off the big gig.

"It would make more sense," she added. "That might change. I might be able to do a production show."

Dolly is unlikely to be performing at next year's event, however, as R&B superstar Usher has already been announced as the main performer.