Elvis Presley will forever live on as the King of Rock and Roll and his life will continue to spark old and new fan’s curiosity for years to come. A rare audio of a Las Vegas concert reveals Elvis Presley speaking to the fans about some intimate personal subjects concerning his life and divorce with Priscilla Presley.
Rare audio reveals Elvis Presley revealing true reason behind divorce with Priscilla
Sadly, the late King of Rock and Roll has been gone for nearly four decades. But one thing is for sure there was never any doubt to Elvis Presley fans that Priscilla was his one true love. The couple married from 1967-1973 and share one child together, daughter Lisa Marie Presley. Sadly, the wedded bliss much like Elvis’ life ended way too soon.
Elvis and Priscilla ended their marriage in what is even considered today as one of the most public divorces the world had ever seen, but actor Johnny Depp‘s recent divorce may rank up there before long. Following the news of the divorce, countless rumors began popping up as to the cause behind the sad ending. In a rare recording, the charismatic superstar takes a break from singing during a Las Vegas to interact with the audience on a more personal level by sharing some intimate details of his private life.
In the audience were both his ex-wife Priscilla, daughter Lisa Marie, and new girlfriend Sheila Ryan. Elvis began his personal detailed chat by a saying he knew that many fans believed that he had written “You Gave Me A Mountain” from a personal place and that it somehow reflected his relationship with Priscilla.
This is the point where Elvis had Priscilla stand saying “She’s right here…please stand up,” Elvis says to Priscilla. “Boy, she’s a beautiful chick. I’ll tell you for sure, boy. I know it when I pick ’em.” The audience elicited a few whoops and whistles as he showed off and admired his ex-wife.
Elvis Presley scolds six-year-old Lisa Marie playfully
Next, he introduced his six-year-old daughter, Lisa Marie, who jumped up to wave to the audience. In a fatherly tone, Elvis playfully scolded his little daughter for not pulling her dress down before she jumped up. “And then at the same booth is my girlfriend, Sheila. Stand up, Sheila,” He says into the microphone. “Turn around, completely around. Sheila, hold that ring up!” His girlfriend holds up the huge ring Elvis had given her at his request.
Elvis next began to sharing the private details about why his ex-wife, daughter, and current girlfriend were all sharing the same booth.
“The thing I’m trying to get across,” he began. “We’re the very best of friends and we always have been. Our divorce came about not because of another man, or another woman, but because of the circumstances involving my career.” “I was traveling too much, I was gone too much and it was just an agreement. I didn’t think it was fair to her, that I was gone too much. “We just made an agreement to always be friends and be close and care because we have a daughter to raise.”
Elvis continued to touch on some intimate details of their divorce settlement and how that came about and that they continue to give each other gifts because they are so close. His final admission about their caring ways is concluded with him telling the audience that she had just purchased a $42,000 white Rolls Royce for him, “out of the kindness of her heart.”
As previously reported Priscilla Presley recent celebrated her 71st birthday continue to remain considered Elvis Presley’s one true love. What are your thoughts on Elvis’ chat with his audience?