London, Sept 19 (ANI): Elvis Presley’s nurse Letetia Henley has finally opened up about the secrets of her life with the rock and roll legend in her book titled ‘Taking Care Of Elvis’.
In her book, Henley, who always stood beside the singer in his hard times, said that Presley was not only her patient but a good friend too, adding that she had seen him going through ups and downs in his life, the Daily Express reports.
The nurse, who was given the name of Tish by the singer, further said that the ‘Always on My Mind’ hit-maker had pined for love from his former wife Priscilla and added that he was depressed, overweight and lethargic with a passion for drug pills, however, his death came as a complete shock.
“To the world he seemed to have it all but he had things missing in his life and that pained him”, she said
Talking about the ‘Suspicious Minds’ singer’s deteriorated health, the nurse said the veteran singer, who suffered from a high blood pressure, liver damage, glaucoma and an enlarged colon, died of a heart attack in his bathroom.
Presley passed away on August 16, 1977 at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee. (ANI)