Some Of These Little Known Details About Elvis Will Make You See The King Of Rock In A Whole New Light
He was actually really shy
It’s kind of tough to imagine the bold, hip-swaying star as someone who was once shy, but believe it or not, he was a taciturn boy.
According to Heart Lanier Shapr’s Why Elvis Left the Building: Revealing Seven Lost Years the Child the Man the Truth, Jimmy Denson, a childhood friend of the star, said: “The poor kid was shy ten times overâ€”very thin; a 5 foot 7 inch boy. He was usually seen with his mama, Gladys, who was only 5 foot 3.”