Priscilla Presley has once again clarified that she did not have sex with Elvis Presley while she was a minor during a press conference for Sofia Coppola’s new movie, “Priscilla” which was screened in the Venice Film Festival.

She insisted that although she met Elvis at the age of 14, their relationship did not turn sexual while she was a minor. Meanwhile, the King of Rock & Roll was 24 years old at the time.

“It was very difficult for my parents to understand that Elvis would be so interested in me and why. I really do think it was because I was more of a listener,” she said. “Elvis would pour his heart out to me in every way in Germany: his fears, his hopes, the loss of his mother, which he never ever got over. And I was the person who really sat there to listen and to comfort him. That was really our connection.”

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She added: “Even though I was 14, I was actually a little bit older in life – not in numbers. That was the attraction. People think: ‘Oh, it was sex.’ No, it wasn’t. I never had sex with him. He was very kind, very soft, very loving, but he also respected the fact I was only 14 years old. We were more in line in thought, and that was our relationship.”

Priscilla said that the core of their relationship was the fact that he could confide in her and trust her. While many have assumed that they were sleeping together at the time, she said that it was not true. Elvis respected the fact she was just a teen.

However, in the past, Priscilla has confessed that Elvis kissed her when she was 14 years old, and at the age of 17, she went to go visit him for an overnight stay with her parents’ permission.

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The 78-year-old also clarified that when she left the singer years later, “it wasn’t because I didn’t love him – he was the love of my life. It was the lifestyle that was so difficult for me … We had our daughter and I made sure that he saw her all the time. It was like we never left each other. I want to make that clear.”