Ann-Margret stated Elvis wished to marry her: “His want was that we may keep collectively.” However the star was underneath immense strain from his supervisor and public opinion to marry his long-term girlfriend, Priscilla.
In her personal autobiography, Priscilla described her fury on the affair: “I picked up a flower vase and threw it throughout the room, shattering it towards the wall.”
When the UK press reported that the Viva Las Vegas pair had been planning to marry, Elvis accused Ann-Margret of leaking the story, which she denied.
Lots of the Memphis Mafia have claimed that Elvis may need lived and averted his spiral into dependancy if he had stayed with Ann-Margert, who battled and beat her personal drink dependency.
Others, although, level out that Elvis all the time most well-liked relationships with much less fiery, extra amenable girls in the long run and finally would have all the time chosen Priscilla over Ann-Margret.