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Re: When Elvis Presley met three Scandinavian princesses
I am afraid Elvis did not charm the Danish princess, and neither did the other stars. Queen Margrethe recollects her meeting with them in a new book, where she says the time spent with Elvis did not leave any impression on her at all. "Frankly, I found his music awful, and I still do." She can't remember what he said to them but she thinks Princess Margaretha and Princess Astrid were not particularly impressed either.*
She goes on: "I thought Dean Martin was a terrible poseur, and because I wasn't fond of going to the cinema, I didn't really care about movie stars and thus didn't think much of my meeting with Shirley MacLaine either."
* In 2002 Princess Astrid was asked about her visit to Hollywood in 1960, and she described Elvis as a nice and polite gentleman, but her meeting with the other stars did not live up to her expectations.