PUBLISHED: 15:08, Mon, Nov 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:08, Mon, Nov 2, 2020
Priscilla Presley was married to Elvis Presley for some time, though her longest relationship was with Marco Garibaldi, who she was with for 22 years. Despite this, and having a child with Marco, Priscilla has always been a Presley. So why did she keep her ex-husband’s name, even years after their divorce and his death?
Priscilla Presley has only opened up once about her surname, but she did not give a reason for why she has kept it.
In an interview in Playboy magazine with her daughter, Lisa Marie, Priscilla’s view of the Presley name was mentioned, when the interviewer said: “The name has been a hindrance and a help.”
While the reason Priscilla has kept the name is unclear, she has a mixed view of how useful the name is.
Her and Elvis’ daughter, Lisa Marie, feels similarly, only regretting the amount of attention the name has given her.
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Elvis Presley - why did Priscilla keep his name? (Image: Getty)
Priscilla with Marco Garibaldi (Image: Getty)
Speaking to Playboy in 2003, Lisa Marie said: “It's only a hindrance in that I