Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Divorce: The Decline Of The King's Health

By Jacob Shelton
Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley & Elvis Presley (Photo by Magma Agency/WireImage)

If the decline of Elvis tells us anything it’s that human beings weren’t meant to be famous, or at least not for our entire lives. The King’s lifestyle of sex, drugs, and rock n roll was unsustainable, and aside from the toll that his addictions took on his health, his emotional well being was dashed by the constant speculation about his life. After entering into a longterm relationship with Priscilla Ann Wagner when she was only 14 years old (he was ten years her senior) Elvis did anything but settle down. When the two separated in 1972 Presley tumbled beyond the depths to which he already sunk and drowned in excess for the final years of his life.

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