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Jaime Pressly talks new show, relationship with Leslie Jordan and rumors she’s related to Elvis Presley

rumors that Jaime Presley The late great is related to rock ‘n’ roll musician Elvis Presley, something that Presley thinks could be very likely, given that he’s heard rumors from members of his family.

Presley told Fox News Digital that he heard that all Presleys who came to America came from the same place and settled in North Carolina.

According to him, there are stories going around about a feud between his family members that broke up the family, which would explain the different spelling of his last name and some of them going away.

“The story is that the original spelling was Presley, the way Elvis wrote it, and the story goes that there was some kind of family feud back in the day and some moved south and some stayed where they were in North Carolina. . ,” Pressley told Fox News Digital.

There are rumors that Jaime Presley is related to Elvis Presley, but a feud within the family caused them to separate.

There are rumors that Jaime Presley is related to Elvis Presley, but a feud within the family caused them to separate.
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Something that adds to the lore between members of his family is the similarities between Presley’s grandfather and Elvis’ father. Pressley says that when two photos are “put together, you can’t tell her apart,” even going a step further, adding, “When you look at the men in (her) family are,” so there are many “similarities”. in symptoms, facial features and things like that.”

“But I mean, God, who knows?” he said. “I mean, weren’t we all related at some point? Lineage-wise, if you look back at where everyone came from, look at each, you know, last names, they’re all from the same place. have come. You know what I mean?”

Speaking with Fox News Digital, Pressley also discussed his role in fox sitcom “Welcome to Flech,” is a mockumentary genre show that focuses on a small town in the Midwest and the eccentric characters that live there. Barb plays Flatch as Pressley, a descendant of one of the city’s founders, who moves back home when she learns that her husband is cheating on her.

“I was in North Carolina at my home on the island with the boys last summer, a week before we were getting back to L.A., my team called me and said, ‘Hey, you know… One has been offered a new lead in the show ‘Welcome to Flash’, which I have never seen or even heard of.”

“They said, ‘You need to watch the first season on Hulu,’ so I did. And I fell in love,” Pressley said. “I really liked the way it was shot … Fake. It has ‘The Office’ vibe to it, and I’m a big fan of Jenny Beck, the producer, as well as Paul Feig, and all of his movies. Directed “

Jaime Pressly is currently starring in FOX's sitcom "Welcome to Flat."

Jaime Pressly is currently starring in the FOX sitcom “Welcome to Flech”.
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The press described her character as the most high-maintenance character ever, explaining that she is “out of nine all the time” with a wig for every mood and all kinds of different jewelry.

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“Barb wears a lot of makeup and wigs and tons of jewelry…and high heels! Oh my god, I’ve got bruises and blisters I’m going to have for a lifetime from the heels that woman wears, but It all makes for a really great, fun character that I get to play,” she said.

Before her role in “Welcome to Fletch”, Pressley starred as Jill on the sitcom “Mom” for seven seasons. While filming for that show, he neighbored the set of “Call Me Cat”, which starred in the late Leslie Jordan, Pressley said that he, along with the rest of the “Mom” cast, was a big fan of Jordan and always waited in the hallway hoping to meet her as he walked past.

After finally meeting them in the hallway one day, Pressley said that they began to see each other more often. They may have bonded to their Southern roots, and their friendship grew from there, with Pressley saying that she “absolutely loved him.”

while playing "Mother," Pressley, right, admitted that the entire cast would wait in the hallway hoping to meet the late actor Leslie Jordan (not pictured).

While starring on “Mom,” Pressley, Wright admitted that the entire cast would wait in the hallway hoping to meet the late actor Leslie Jordan (not pictured).
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“We used to see each other all the time, and he was just a very sweet, kind Southern gentleman … Whenever we looked and spoke to each other, our Southern dialects came out so thick that no one else could understand. Couldn’t. Only we knew what we were saying,” the press said. “I had the same relationship that all his fans have as a fan. I’ve seen him in everything since I was a little girl, and he was just, he was magic. He was a force. … He did So many things to so many people and so many charities, and he was always about giving back, so he will definitely be missed by all.”

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Presley also spoke candidly about motherhood. The actress is the mother of three boys, Desi James Calvo, 15, and twin boys Lennon and Leo Hijazzi, 5. After becoming a mother, the press learned not to take things lightly and to appreciate every moment of life, even those moments that seem to be happening. ordinary.

“When we grow up, we take things lightly, but when you have kids, you get to see everything again with a new eye, where everything is exciting again,” she Explained. “Whether it’s Christmas or Easter or Halloween, it’s always more exciting for them, which makes it exciting again for us.”

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The most rewarding part about being a parent to Pressley is that her kids learn new things and be a part of teaching them.

The most rewarding part about being a parent to Pressley is that her kids learn new things and be a part of teaching them.
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“When they’re learning to do anything, and you help them with the process of teaching them, and then they eventually get it, and they get excited about it,” Pressley said. “All the news that comes with being a parent and teaching and watching your kids… learn and be these little guys. I think that’s the most rewarding thing for me.”

Season 2 of “Welcome to Flech” airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.