Dolly Parton fans could barely contain their excitement after the star shared a rare photo of her husband Carl Dean.
The country music singer, 75, has been married to Dean for 55 years but he is known to be private and stays out of the spotlight.
So Parton’s followers were thrilled when she shared a throwback snap of the couple holding hands.
The sweet image – which Parton shared on Instagram – shows the pair many years ago, holding hands during an evening out.
Parton is wearing bright pink and yellow and Dean is wearing a grey t-shirt which looks to have had a picture of his wife edited onto it.
“Find you a partner who will support you like my Carl Dean does!” the caption says.
The star’s fans were excited to finally get a peek at her hubby.
“Carl Dean is super handsome!” one posted on Instagram, while another wrote: “Y’all are adorable. I think this may be the first time I’ve seen a picture of Carl Dean!”
Several said Dean was “a hottie”.
“You two make a beautiful couple,” another of Parton’s followers wrote, while one said they were “a love story for the ages”.
Others said the pair were “marriage goals”.
'Jolene' singer Parton has previously revealed that she met Dean in 1964 when she was 18 and had just moved to Nashville.
They tied the knot in 1966, and renewed their vows in 2016 to mark their 50th wedding anniversary.
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