Arizona's resident shock rocker, Alice Cooper, recently shared a very interesting story involving himself, Elvis Presley, Liza Minnelli, porn star Linda Lovelace, and a gun.
Cooper told the U.K. paper Daily Mirror that in 1971, he went to visit Presley in his penthouse at a Las Vegas hotel, with Minelli and Lovelace. He describes being frisked for firearms by The King's security team, but says "when we got inside the place was full of guns."
"Elvis took me into the kitchen, opened a drawer, and pulled out a loaded pistol, telling me to put it to his head. I recognized it straight away, a snub .32. I didn't know what to do," Cooper recalls. "I had this gun in my hand and I was expecting one of his security to come in any second, see me holding a weapon and shoot me dead."
In the next second, Cooper apparently heard voices in his head. He told the Mirror, "A little voice in my left ear was telling me, 'Go on, this is history, kill him, you'll always be the guy who killed Elvis.' In my other ear was another voice saying, 'You can't kill him, it's Elvis Presley -- wound him instead. You'll only get a few years.'"
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