Dolly Parton Seeks Kidney Donor for Her Lawyer

ABC NEWS | Shane Lou

This Christmas season, Dolly Parton is making a public plea to help find an organ donor for her longtime personal attorney, Jerry Edelstein.

Edelstein, who is reportedly facing renal failure, is in need of a new kidney.

"Jerry and I have been friends for several decades now and he’s one of the finest people in the whole world," the entertainment icon said in a new video posted to YouTube. "As the holiday season is upon us, one of my wishes is for a new kidney for Jerry."

Edelstein also represents rocker Jon Bon Jovi.

While Parton is not a suitable donor, she said, she encouraged her fans to see if they are by visiting the website for the Flood Sisters Kidney Foundation of America. Continue reading