Elvis Presley’s former fiancée is blasting his ex-wife Priscilla Presley’s claims the music legend took his personal life.
“On behalf of Elvis, as soon as once more, there isn’t a reality to the brand new tales being lately unfold round,” Ginger Alden wrote in a scathing April 9 Fb put up. “Elvis was trying ahead to many issues, marriage, extra youngsters, severe movies and his subsequent tour. He was in a great temper, we had simply set a marriage date actually hours earlier.”
Alden’s protection of the King comes on the heels of Priscilla’s insistence in an upcoming HBO documentary, Elvis Presley: The Searcher, that Presley dedicated suicide when he handed away at age 42 from a drug-related coronary heart assault in the summertime of 1977.
Presley “knew what he was doing,” Priscilla mentioned within the documentary that airs April 14.
The 72-year-old actress additionally said she and others had achieved their finest to assist Presley kick his drug behavior.
“Individuals there within the internal group did, however you didn’t inform Elvis what to do,” she defined. “You’d have been out of there sooner than a scratched cat. They’d attempt to no means.”
Others near the enduring musician echoed Priscilla’s perception Elvis took his personal life.
His highway supervisor, Joe Esposito, revealed he had found some notes Presley wrote him, by which he revealed: “I’m sick and uninterested in my life” and “I would like an extended relaxation.”
Rick Stanley, Presley’s stepbrother, informed HBO, “To me, it’s a transparent indication that suicide was on his thoughts.”
However Alden, 61, insisted everyone seems to be mistaken in regards to the man who was presupposed to turn into her husband.
“The rubbish being positioned out to the general public is mistaken, unfaithful and must cease!” blasted the previous magnificence queen on Fb.
“I encourage all Elvis followers to please know and perceive that Elvis Presley would by no means and didn’t commit suicide,” she wrote, including, “I used to be the one at his facet nor had been there EVER any notes left by him. These are the info so don’t let it upset you if you hear the sort of garbage.”