“You can relive my @sxsw concert with a new @wearebcl Dollyverse #NFT!” Parton wrote. “Visit http://welcometodollyverse.com to purchase my “Run, Rose, Run” commemorative poster or album and get a free replay pass to re-watch my on-demand performance for the next 30 days.”
A fan responded by tweeting“If Dolly is reading this, I highly recommend that you reconsider this partnership,” while another fan tweeted, “Doll please no. NFTs directly harm artists and the environment both of which you care about.
Fans expressed disappointment with Dolly Parton for endorsing NFTs
Some fans were not satisfied expressing their disappointment with Dolly Parton on Twitter. they took to Reddit to talk about the country star promoting NFTs, and they shared a lot of strong opinions.
A Reddit user created a thread titled: “Again I ask, which celebrity is currently letting you down with NFT/crypto backups?” with a screenshot of Parton’s tweet.
“This makes me side with Jolene,” one fan joked in the comments, while another wrote, “Dolly no. Look at me doll, it’s not you!! Please, doll, no!
Some fans speculated that Parton doesn’t understand cryptocurrencies and had little input in the writing of the tweet, sharing comments such as, “I guess Dolly has no idea what that tweet means, as do I.”
Others suggested that Parton is not as perfect as fans like to think and that it is impossible for her to live up to the image that they have created of her. “I’m a fan of Dolly but she can’t live up to the saintliness people keep trying to bestow on her,” one fan began with a lengthy comment. “She loves to make money. She always has.”
Justin Bieber fans also criticized him for spending more than $1 million on NFTs.
Dolly Parton isn’t the only celebrity criticized by fans for promoting NFT. Justin Bieber he also received backlash for spending over $1 million on fungible tokens.
On January 31, the tattooed singer posted a picture on Instagram of a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT. “What if you had everything but no one to call? Maybe then you’d know me,” Bieber captioned the image, referencing his song lyrics. Song of 2021 “Solitaire”. “Because I’ve had everything but no one listening and that’s just fucking lonely. #Just bored”.
page six reported that the singer of “sorry” dropped a whopping $1.29 million for the NFT. And in February, high snobbery reported that Bieber paid $470k for a second Bored Ape NFT, just two weeks after buying the first.
Fans shared their thoughts on the purchase in the comments section of the singer of “Peaches” Instagram post. “Somebody take your money,” one fan wrote, while another said, “Why waste your money on stuff like that?”