Dolly Parton's husband, Carl Thomas Dean, supports her from behind the scenes but does not attend public appearances with her. Parton spoke about her husband's absence at the premiere of her new Netflix series, Dolly Parton's Heartstrings. Although Dean prefers to stay out of the spotlight, Parton appreciates his support. The series is an anthology based on Parton's songs, and she expressed her love for storytelling through her music. Parton also shared that she and Dean go grocery shopping together in the middle of the night. Dolly Parton's Heartstrings will be available for streaming on Netflix on November 22.