Tom Jones sets record straight amid claims he’s ‘dating’ Elvis Presley ‘s ex-wife Priscilla
TOM JONES has addressed claims of dating Elvis Presley ‘s ex-wife Priscilla Presley in a candid new interview, which the Welsh singer has denied.
Related articlesTrevor McDonald felt ‘two things didn’t make sense’ about Prince HarryThe 80-year-old was married to his wife Linda Trenchard for 59 years until her death from lung cancer in 2016.The dating rumours have swirled about his relationship in the years following the death of his wife but the Delilah hitmaker insisted he and Priscilla, 75, are just friends.
Tom also remained close friends with Elvis up until his death in 1977 when he was aged just 42.The Delilah hitmaker and the American singer even holidayed together in Hawaii.READ MORE: Tom Jones sets record straight on claims he ‘dated’ Priscilla Presley
(Image: GETTY/ITV)Sir Tom Jones has released his new album Surrounded By Time(Image: GETTY)Sally Nugent apologises for slip-up as she replaces Naga MunchettySpeaking about his friendship with Priscilla, Tom divulged:”We’re not dating, but we do go out to dinner. headtopics.com
“A friend of mine, Jeff Franklin, is a TV producer, and he’s got a big house up in L.A. We’ll go up there and have sing-a-longs and things like that.”He continued:”She’s up there a lot, and so, we talk, and she’s a very dear friend of mine, Priscilla.
“I mean, I met her in the 1960s, and she’s been a friend of mine ever since. But there is nothing romantic, no.”Tom Jones explained that he and Priscilla Presley are friends(Image: GETTY)Tom Jones pictures alongside his wife Linda Trenchard
(Image: GETTY)Tom explained that following the death of his beloved wife Linda he had no intentions of ever getting married again.He added to:”There’s no history with anybody else.”Elvis and Priscilla tied the knot in 1963 until the pair separated just six years later.
Sir Tom Jones, then known as Thomas Woodward, married his childhood sweetheart Melinda Trenchard when they were just 16.