But, in the end, it was her ex Caitlyn who held her back from telling all sooner.When the pair split in 1985, Thompson knew about her gender dysphoria, but, at the time, the world had no idea. “I would not have been able to write an honest portrayal of my marriage to Bruce Jenner and the real reason we divorced, until now,” she writes.She later had small one-episode roles in such television series as CHi Ps , Starsky & Hutch, Vega$, Fantasy Island, The Fall Guy and Beverly Hills, 90210.Thompson starred in several television pilots, including "Mars Base One" and "Two for Two".Elvis respected her virginity — and wouldn’t touch her until she was ready.He said, “‘I want to preserve for you as long as you need,’” she writes."I think that is what added to the allure of me for him," she recounts. "When I was six years old, sitting at the breakfast table, I [told my parents], 'I am going to marry Elvis Presley,'" Thompson remembers.While she never walked down the aisle with the music superstar, she did end up dating him for over four years, eventually splitting up in 1976, eight months before Elvis died of a heart attack.
"I was pretty green going in." While the prescription pill abuse got worse over the course of their relationship, Thompson says Presley started cheating on her as well, and frequently. "He had a tremendous capacity to love and he loved women and women loved him…)Thompson reveals she was first approached to write her story nearly 40 years ago when her ex Elvis Presley died.Refusing to exploit their relationship, she decided to hold off until the time was right to discuss their whirlwind affair.“I would have never been the one to ‘out Bruce.’”2.She Lost Her Virginity to Elvis From the moment they met in in Memphis on July 6, 1972, they were nearly inseparable.