24-year-old Elvis Presley started dating Priscilla Beaulieu when she was only 14 years old. Not only did he groom her to be his wife, but Elvis also groomed Priscilla to be who we came to know her in the public eye.
Category: Elvis Presley
When 24-year-old Elvis Presley met Priscilla in 1959. Elvis was 24, Priscilla Beaulieu in 1959 Germany, she was only 14 years old. In her memoir Elvis and Me (affiliate link*) Priscilla describes in detail how her relationship with the older man began.
In the Baz Luhrmann biopic Elvis, the “King of Rock-N-Roll” gets himself handcuffed for gyrating his hips during a performance. He doesn’t get arrested, but the threat of arrest for dancing provocatively leads him to strike a deal to cut his hair and join the military for a few years to rehab his image. Did all of this really happen the way it was depicted in the film?
Baz Luhrmann’s telling of the Elvis Presley story in the feature film Elvis is also the story of his manager Colonel Tom Parker, played with creepy menace by Tom Hanks. During a pivotal scene towards the end, Elvis (Austin Butler,) confronts Colonel Tom Parker about hiding his past, having massive debts, and keeping Elvis in a “gilded cage” in Las Vegas because he was an illegal immigrant who couldn’t leave the country with Elvis. Did this jaw-dropping event happen in real life?
Up until now everyone thought the King Of Rock and Roll died on the toilet because his love for fried peanutbutter banana baconsandwiches and other sinful goodies clogged up his arteries and caused cardiac arrhythmia. Now his friend of twelve years and physician Dr. George “Nick” Nichopoulos claims that Elvis Presley fatally succumbed to a battle with chronic constipation. He even attributed Presley’s weight gain to constipation, not overeating, saying that the Rock patriarch would lose 20 lbs. after a healthy bowel movement.