Tom Jones Denies Priscilla Presley Romance - Noise11.com
Tom Jones, Forum theatre Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman

Tom Jones, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Tom Jones Denies Priscilla Presley Romance

by Music-News.com on February 10, 2017

in News

Tom Jones’ representative has cleared up rumours of a romance with Priscilla Presley, insisting the crooner and old pal Elvis Presley’s ex are “no more” than close friends.

Tom Jones headlines early on Thursday amid speculation his long friendship with Presley had blossomed into a new romance, 10 months after losing Melinda, his wife of 59 years.

The gossip was fuelled by numerous sightings of the pair, most recently when they dined at Hollywood restaurant Craig’s last month (Jan17), as well as Tom’s ambiguous response when quizzed about the possible romance.

He told The Sun: “We have been friends for a long time. She’s a lovely lady. We do enjoy our nights out together.”

“Priscilla Presley and Tom have known each other for many, many years,” Tom’s spokesperson added.

Now the rep has addressed the tabloid claims once more, making it clear the singer’s relationship with Priscilla, 71, is purely platonic.

“They are part of a wider social group that occasionally meet up for an evening out,” the publicist tells People.com. “There is no more to the story than that.”

The Delilah hitmaker, 76, was left heartbroken by his wife’s death last April (16) and in October (16), he admitted finding love again was the last thing on his mind as he continued to struggle with his grief.

“I haven’t even thought about that – I really haven’t,” he told the Sunday People about the possibility of moving on in the future.

Meanwhile, Priscilla has had a number of serious relationships since divorcing Elvis in 1973 – she dated actor and model Mike Edwards for six years and romanced Marco Garibaldi for over two decades before splitting from the Italian screenwriter and director in 2006.

She was also romantically linked to American Idol producer and reality TV star Nigel Lythgoe.

Like Jones, she has found it difficult to find true love, explaining, “L.A. is a very difficult town to find someone, because people are too fickle and they have other agendas.”

music-news.com

Comments

comments

Related Posts

The GTOs
Miss Mercy of The GTOs Dies Aged 71

Miss Mercy, a member of 60s LA band The GTOs, has died at age 71.

6 hours ago
Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath photo by Ros OGorman
Stop Asking Ozzy Osbourne About His Health

Ozzy Osbourne is tired of being asked about his health.

17 hours ago
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11,Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young Delivers Stunning Musical Political Editorial With ‘Looking For A Leader 2020’

Neil Young has released a stunning musical editorial on the upcoming American election with ‘Looking For A leader 2020’.

1 day ago
Ace Frehley at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Space Ace Frehley Covers Deep Purple Space Truckin’

Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has cooked up his own take on Deep Purple’s ‘Space Truckin’ throwing the Ace into the lyrics to give it a point of difference.

3 days ago
Zoot
Zoot Australian Tour Postponed For 11 Months

Zoot's Australian tour has been delayed for 11 months until October 2021 while the world settles over coronavirus.

3 days ago
The Turtles
The Turtles Expand And Reissue Six Classic Albums

The six classic albums by The Turtles have been reissued with extra tracks.

6 days ago
Eddie Floyd Knock On Wood
Eddie Floyd Releases His Autobiography ‘Knock! Knock! Knock! On Wood’

Eddie Floyd has published his autobiography ‘Knock! Knock! Knock! On Wood’, named after his soul classic.

6 days ago