Resurfaced article claims Elvis Presley was a pedophile, rapist

Published: May 15, 2019
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The King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley was a pedophile and had girlfriends as young as 14 while he was on tour at age 22, it has now been revealed in a book.

Author Joel Williamson shared Elvis kept a group of three 14-year-old girls with him on the tour who were up “for pillow fights, tickling, kissing and cuddling”, Vice reported in a 2016 article, which recently resurfaced.

In Elvis Presley: A Southern Life, Williamson also alleged that Elvis cheated on his 15-year-old girlfriend Dixie Locke when he was 19. Dixie and Elvis dated between early 1953 and October 1955.

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Elvis reportedly dated a string of underage women, including his wife Priscilla. The pair met in Bad Nauheim, Germany, during his army career when she was just 14.

That first night with Elvis, “he made love to her in every way short of penetration. It was as if Priscilla’s virginity was another thing that Elvis strangely and sorely needed to maintain”, reads an excerpt from the book.

When Elvis’ mother Gladys died in 1958, his craving for companionship in bed became stronger, Williamson mentioned.

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He writes, “There had been a river of sex before, now there was a flood.” From 1958 until his death in 1977, he always needed a woman or girl in bed.

Williamson also claims Elvis was “obsessed with virginity”, sleeping with two 26-year-old self-proclaimed virgins in August 1970.

Priscilla eventually cheated on Elvis, and according to her book,  Child Bride: The Untold Story of Priscilla Beaulieu Presleyshe told him of the affair.

When she arrived in Memphis to announce she was no longer in love with him and was separating, he went into a jealous rage and raped her. She writes that Elvis grabbed her and “forcefully made love” to her, saying, “This is how a real man makes love to his woman.” The duo separated in 1972 and got divorced a year later.

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PHOTO: REUTERS

“Thus, the love affair between Elvis and Priscilla ended, ignominiously, with spousal rape,” the book noted.

Elvis’s career, and ultimately, his life, ended with drug abuse, which made him incontinent to the point that he was having to wear diapers, according to Albert Goldman’s 1981 biography.

In 1977, at the age of 42, he died while wearing gold silk pajamas on a toilet in Graceland, where another one of his girlfriends, Ginger Alden found his body.

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