Late last night, the news of Kenny Rogers' death shook the country music world. He passed away at his home peacefully of natural causes. However, nothing could prepare his good friend Dolly Parton for the sad news. She has paid tribute to him in an emotional video on social media.\r\n\r\n\u201cI know that we all know that Kenny is in a better place than we are today and I\u2019m pretty sure that he\u2019s going to be talking to God sometime today\u2026 and he\u2019s going to be asking him to spread some light on a bunch of this darkness,\u201d she says. \u201cI loved Kenny with all my heart. My heart\u2019s broken. A big ol\u2019 chunk of it has gone with him today.\u201d\r\nDolly Parton reacts to Kenny Rogers' death... her dear friend\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/DollyParton\/status\/1241370371628183552?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1241370371628183552&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fconsequenceofsound.net%2F2020%2F03%2Fdolly-parton-mourns-kenny-rogers-in-tearful-video-watch%2F\r\n\r\n\u201cAnd I think I can speak for all of his family, friends, and fans when I say, \u2018I will always love you,'\u201d Parton adds. At the end of the video, she brings out a photo frame she has of herself with Rogers. \u00a0\u201cI just happen to have this picture\u2026 of us,\u201d she says through tears. \u201cI know you\u2019re sad as I am.\u201d\r\n\r\nRELATED: Breaking: Country Music Icon, Kenny Rogers, Dies At 81\r\n\r\nShe is absolutely right as we're all mourning his death together. Parton collaborated with Rogers on many songs, including the hit song \u201cIslands in the Stream." She would also perform with him on a number of occasions, including at his farewell show in Nashville, TN in 2017.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nFly high, Kenny, all of us at DYR are missing you terribly today. Check out the video below to see Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton perform "Islands in the Stream" live!