When I make my frequent trips into the web looking for ideas for Elvis articles, one of my regular stops is www.elvis.com/news. This is the news section of Graceland’s official Elvis Presley website, and they do a good job. With so many Elvis-related things going on these days, several new posts show up almost every week.
However, there may be a new trend going on. Twice in the last three months, Elvis.Com has illustrated an article with a photo of a pretty woman showing lots of skin. I’m not complaining. In fact, I like it.
The photo above was shown on February 15 as part of the Sports Illustrated photo shoot for their annual swimsuit edition. You may recognize the Graceland “Jungle Room” as the background. Posting photos on Elvisblog is not a regular thing, but it’s necessary here to provide a reference point the rest of this article. Unfortunately, I can’t figure out how to post two photos on one article, so it has to be split into two.
Both photos have reappeared on other Elvis news websites, including www.elvisnews.com, which publishes lengthy lists of reader comments about them. Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting comments on ElvisNews.Com.
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Layout in the Jungle Room:
Yummy. Elvis sure would have loved to be there…
No!!! and I do mean no. This is utterly outrageous.
Elvis may be gone but it only gets better. The King lives and this will show the world who is still #1.
I think it’s a sexy and thrilling idea to keep Elvis memories alive … a very handsome man who had lot’s of women adore him all his life. (Editor’s note: Interesting argument. Elvis was handsome, so let’s have more scantily-clad lovelies on his websites.)
Like the song says – there’s a pretty little thing, waiting for the King, down in the Jungle Room.
This is a terrible temptation for lust and greed. Actually, everything Elvis did not believe in. (I’m not so sure you can give Elvis a pass on lust.)
I don’t get you people……something associated with Elvis being “risqué”??? Elvis WAS risqué!!! The swiveling hips, the sneer, the hair, the clothes….that’s what made Elvis “ELVIS”….I think it’s cool as hell these beauties are posing in the Jungle Room….and don’t think for a minute he’s not up there somewhere smirking.
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