The Queen of country music may have enjoyed a career that's spanned five decades but that doesn't mean she's not in touch with the youth of today.

Dolly Parton left her fans in awe after she reinterpreted the popular 'distracted boyfriend' meme using lyrics from one of her most famous songs, Jolene.

The famous stock photo depicts an irate woman staring at her boyfriend in disbelief as he ogles at a passing woman.

The words of Dolly's 1973 classic hit might offer the perfect soundtrack to the image and Dolly - or at least her social media team - decided to re-label the distracted boyfriend meme accordingly.


Dolly labelled the other woman in the photo "Jolene", the boyfriend "my man" and the woman "me" to echo the lyrics of the country song about flirting and infidelity.

The 1973 karaoke favourite was penned by Parton after a flame-haired temptress made eyes at her husband Carl Dean shortly after the pair were wed.

And the name Jolene came from a young girl who asked the 9 to 5 singer for an autograph at a concert.

For social media users the idea that Dolly Parton is engaging with memes was almost too much to take.

One fan wrote: "Dolly Parton is tweeting memes. I repeat, the Queen is tweeting memes. What a time to be alive."

And another added: "And just like that, Dolly Parton now owns Twitter."

The original stock photo, taken in Girona in 2015, was snapped by Antonio Guillem, 45, and carried the caption "Disloyal Man Walking With His Girlfriend and Looking Amazed at Another Seductive Girl".

Guillem admitted that he had no clue the image had made such a stir. He said: "The models discovered the meme on social media and they told me about it. None of us could imagine the media repercussion that it has reached right now."