AGING divas Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton are caught in a bitter country catfight — and long dead songbird Patsy Cline is the excuse, stunned insiders tell GLOBE.
Although there’s been little love lost between the Nashville icons for nearly 50 years, sources say their simmering feud exploded weeks ago when Dolly apparently took some veiled public shots at Loretta’s BFF Patsy, who was horribly disfigured in a car wreck two years before dying in a 1963 plane crash.
In an interview with a Tennessee newspaper, Dolly, 74, recently recalled standing in the wings of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry at age 13 and watching Patsy perform.
“It was after she had a car wreck and she’d gotten scarred up — and I remember as a child thinking there was this really big deep scar between her eyebrows,” Dolly dished.
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