Priscilla Presley and Ginger Alden

Baz Luhrmann’s elvis Explores the life of the King of Rock and Roll, including his relationship with ex-wife Priscilla Presley, but it ignores the other woman who was in his life at the time of his death: Ginger Alden.

While the biopic focuses more on his marriage to Priscilla and his relationship with their daughter Lisa-Marie, Elvis dates back to their divorce and even proposed to Alden shortly before his death. .

Here’s everything you need to know about Elvis’ relationships.

How Elvis Presley Met Priscilla?

Elvis Presley talks cheekily with his bride, the former Priscilla Ann Beaulieu, after their wedding on May 1, 1967. The couple got divorced in 1977.
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Elvis and Priscilla met at a party when he was posted to Germany with the US Army, he was 24 and she was 14 at the time.

Three years later Priscilla’s parents allowed her to move to Memphis, Tennessee, where Elvis lived in Graceland, and three years later when Priscilla was 21 and the “Hound Dog” singer was 32.

The couple were together for six years from 1967 to 1973, and they welcomed daughter Lisa-Marie in 1968.

Priscilla has spoken about their marriage since her death, and while speaking at the “Elvis: Direct from Graceland” exhibition at the Bendigo Art Gallery in Australia in March 2022, she acknowledged that things were initially due to the attention of the press. was “difficult”. around them.

To independentShe said of the early years of their marriage: “The beginning was tough, but I knew what I was in for because I saw it at a very young age.

“That was when I didn’t start reading the paper anymore or [magazines] In grocery stores.”

Priscilla previously told People In September 2021 he felt “nervous” about leaving her alone during their marriage because he always attracted the attention of other women, wherever he went.

She explained: “Women were attracted to him, so I was nervous when he had to go alone. I would go with him to brush his teeth!

“I always had an eye on him because everyone in the world was after him.”

Despite their divorce, Elvis and Priscilla remained on good terms and he even spoke to her for a few days before his death.,

Elvis and Linda Thompson

Elvis Presley And Linda Thompson
Elvis Presley with girlfriend Linda Thompson, whom he dated for four years after separating from ex-wife Priscilla.
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Five months after splitting from Priscilla, Elvis began seeing Linda Thompson, a songwriter whom he dated for four years.

While they were together Elvis would be unfaithful, but Thompson often forgave him for cheating.

To Express, Thompson said of the iconic musician in November 2021: “He loved women. Sometimes too much. And I had to indulge him sometimes.

“I didn’t have, I chose, because, above all, we were best friends. We were definitely loving, kind souls.”

The Last Days of Elvis with Ginger Alden

Elvis Presley And Ginger Alden
Rock and roll singer Elvis Presley with his girlfriend Ginger Alden in Hawaii in March 1977. The singer dated Alden until his death in August 1977.
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Following his split from Thompson, and a brief affair with a woman named Mindy Miller, Elvis began dating Ginger Alden, whom he dated for nine months until his death in 1977 at the age of 42.

Elvis proposed to Alden two months after they started dating, and he told how he was looking forward to their marriage in the days before his passing.

To Express, Alden said of his final days: “Elvis was looking forward to many things, marriage, more kids, serious movies and his next tour.

“He was in a good mood, we had just set a wedding date a few hours before and he told me a few weeks before he left that he was too tall. He was ready to go back on stage, doing what he loved.” All his existence.

“The day began with excitement and hope for Elvis and me, but ended in heartache and disbelief.”

Elvis is released in theaters on Friday, June 24.

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LR: Austin Butler as Elvis and Olivia DeJong as Priscilla in the Warner Bros. Pictures drama “Elvis,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
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