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ELVIS REVEALS REASON BEHIND DIVORCE
May 29, 2016  -   By Casey Stine for Toledo Pop Culture Examiner   /   Elvis Express Radio
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Featured tn the Examiner By Casey Stine [Toledo Pop Culture Examiner] on May 29, 2016

Elvis Presley remains a popular topic of interest despite the fact that the late King of Rock and Roll has been gone for nearly four decades. A rare tape of Elvis revealing the real
reason behind his and Priscilla Presley's divorce has sparked fans attention once again according to a May 2 report from Country Rebel.

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.
During the peak of Elvis' success, iconic musician married and became a father, however, the wedded bliss was short-lived.

Elvis and Priscilla Presley ended their relationship in one of the most public divorces the world had ever seen. Countless rumors began popping up as to the cause and how the pair
would move forward from that point. 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.

Next, he introduced his six-year-old daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, who jumped up to wave to the audience. In a fatherly tone, Elvis 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 nest 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. To this day many, many years since Elvis and Priscilla were a couple fans continue to wonder if things
had a different ending between Elvis and Priscilla if Elvis' life would have taken a different turn? Since Elvis' death Pricilla has written two books recounting her love affair with Elvis
proving once again to fans that no matter what this once dynamic couple will forever remains soulmates.