On the 'Call Me Kat' premiere, Dolly Parton surprised everyone by singing "Goodbye, My Sweet Leslie" in tribute to Leslie JordanOn the 'Call Me Kat' premiere, Dolly Parton surprised everyone by singing "Goodbye, My Sweet Leslie" in tribute to Leslie Jordan

On the 'Call Me Kat' premiere, Dolly Parton surprised everyone by singing "Goodbye, My Sweet Leslie" in tribute to Leslie Jordan

Dolly once said of her late friend, actor Leslie Jordan, "Everybody loved you, but I doubt many of them loved you more than I did.".Dolly once said of her late friend, actor Leslie Jordan, "Everybody loved you, but I doubt many of them loved you more than I did.".
Dolly once said of her late friend, actor Leslie Jordan, "Everybody loved you, but I doubt many of them loved you more than I did.".
To honor their close friend and one of the show's stars Leslie Jordan, Dolly Parton joined the Call Me Kat cast.
The well-known country singer unexpectedly made an appearance during the sitcom's season premiere on Thursday, January 5 (see video below). She performed a few lines from her 2021 duet ...
...with Leslie, "Where the Soul Never Dies," before sharing a touching message about the late actor, who passed away on October 24, 2022, at the age of 67 following a car accident.
In the pre-recorded clip (above), Dolly said, "I know that typically at a memorial, people talk about someone. Well, I'm going to talk to you.
Little brother, you left a lot of people here with a lot of priceless, priceless memories. However, I doubt many of them ...
...loved you more than I did. That's because there is that place on the other side, and I will undoubtedly see you there.
During her eulogy, Dolly made it clear that the friendship meant a lot to her as well. She said, "I just want you to know that we all love you, we all miss you, and I bet you're having a big laugh over all of ...
...us being sad and sorrowful." She continued, "And I know that would be the last thing you would want us to be. You made us happy while you were here, and we're happy that you're at peace. I just want you.
In any case, she wrote, "I am as shocked and hurt as if I have lost a family member.".
I know people always say, "Oh, they will be missed," but in this case that statement couldn't be more accurate. Everyone ...
...who knew Leslie personally and everyone who was entertained by him will miss him. Rest in peace, little brother.