Dolly Parton recently detailed a date she went on as a teenager that lead to a dangerous situation.

The country star shared the unbelievable story during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon while playing a game with Fallon and Noah Centineo called “True Confessions,” where each player had to guess whether the said confession was true or false.

Parton was first up and read a piece of paper that said, “I dated a guy and he kicked me out of a car and made me walk home through a forest with bears and bobcats.”

Fallon and Centineo then went on to ask several questions in order to figure out if the story was true.

“Did you encounter bears and bobcats?” Centineo asked to which Parton replied, “Absolutely. I heard them, felt them.”

The country singer also noted that she was around 17 or 18 years old at the time of the date.

“It was a put out or get out situation,” she said, adding that she was only on the date because the boy had a car.


Once telling Fallon and Centineo that the story was true, Parton revealed the lesson she learned.

“I did learn something that night, though,” she said.

“I thought, if that ever happens to me again, I’m definitely giving it up. I would rather be chewed on by a boy than a bear.”

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