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Tom Jones Admits Elvis Presley 'Wouldn't Be Too Sure' About His Recent Dates With His Ex-Wife Priscilla

Tom and Elvis were close pals back in the day.

03/03/2017 09:12 GMT

Tom Jones has spoken out about his rumoured romance with Priscilla Presley, admitting he isn’t sure how Elvis would feel about it. 

Tom, who was close friends with the late rocker, has been spotted out with Elvis’ ex-wife in recent weeks, but doesn’t think he would have approved. 

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Tom Jones, Priscilla Presley and Elvis in 1968
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Tom and Priscilla recently enjoyed dinner together in LA

The 76-year-old, whose wife Linda died almost one year ago, tried to play down rumours he and Priscilla were dating last month. 

A source had told The Sun at the time: “Tom and Priscilla are courting. There is a spark between them but they are taking it slowly. It really is early days but they get on so well.”

‘The Voice’ coach Tom married his wife and childhood sweetheart Linda in 1957, when they were both 16 and were together until she died in April last year.

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Tom's wife Linda died last April

He said: “I was in the Philippines, that was when I got the call, that it was terminal. I had to stop. So I flew back to Los Angeles and she had a week left, in the hospital.

“Now I realise that she might have been the most important thing in my life. I realise even more now, how important she was to me.”

Priscilla first met Elvis when she was just 14-years-old, before marrying him in 1967.

After having daughter Lisa Marie together, they divorced in 1973 but remained close friends until his death in 1977.

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