The actress, who was born Cassandra Peterson, shared her love story in her new autobiography, “Yours Cruelly, Elvira.”
Peterson writes that she was a brand new mother many years in the past attempting to get again into pre-baby form at Gold’s Health club in Hollywood when “I could not assist noticing one specific coach, tan, tattooed, and muscular, stalking throughout the gymnasium flooring, knit cap pulled so low over his lengthy brown hair that it practically lined his eyes.”
“Darkish and brooding, he gave off such intense power that when he crossed the large gymnasium flooring, the waters parted and other people stopped of their tracks to stare,” she wrote. “A typical attractive dangerous boy, he was unaware he was so charismatic that he garnered his personal unofficial fan membership.”
It turned out that the “attractive dangerous boy” was really Teresa “T” Wierson.
Peterson was married on the time to her supervisor, Mark Pierson, with whom she shared a son and she or he and Wierson turned pals.
That friendship turned romantic after Peterson and her husband cut up and Wierson — contemporary out of her personal relationship and rehab with no place to go — moved in with Peterson and her son.
After an evening out, Peterson wrote, she felt compelled to kiss Wierson — a lot to their shock.
“I would by no means been fascinated with girls as something aside from pals. I felt so confused,” Peterson wrote. “This simply wasn’t me! I used to be surprised that I would been pals together with her for therefore a few years and by no means seen our chemistry,.”
As a result of her Elvira model was so tied to being a horny temptress for males, Peterson frightened that going public together with her relationship would possibly injury her model, writing “I am very conscious that there will probably be some who will probably be upset and possibly even indignant, however I’ve to dwell with myself, and at this level in my life, I’ve acquired to be truthful about who I’m.”
“For the primary time in my life I am with somebody who makes me really feel secure, blessed, and really liked,” she wrote.