Priscilla Presley remembered her late husband Elvis Presley on the 45th anniversary of his death. Presley, who was married to the king of rock, spoke to the US TV show “Today” about her memories and the time she spent with him.
Elvis died of a heart attack on August 16, 1977, at his Graceland home in Memphis (USA). He was 42 years old.
“Oh my God,” she said, “it’s a big week for sure.”
She added: “Anything he wanted to do or wanted to do in his life, I want to try to make it happen. It’s a big responsibility.”
Presley was joined by more than 30,000 fans for a candlelight vigil on Monday.
“To see how many people still come to see Elvis is unbelievable,” Priscilla said of the event.
Presley also talked about “Elvis,” the film directed by Baz Luhrmann based on his life.
“I mean, what a great movie,” she said, “Baz Luhrmann, I have to say he’s a genius, I don’t know anyone else who could have made this movie like he did.”
“I lived through Elvis trying to explain that he didn’t want to do the movies with all the girls and the beaches and everything, that he really wanted to do serious stuff, so living that with him and then watching the movie brought back a lot of memories,” he said. Priscilla about the movie.
Source: CNN Brasil