"I know that it's naive to think that I could have (saved him) but I wanted to. Had I made a call, had I stopped being so shut off from him, had I just said, 'How are you?' I really regret that I didn't," the Daily Express quoted her as saying.
But Presley fears that even if she had reached out to help Jackson, he would have refused her aid - and she knew the superstar headed towards destruction while she was married to him. "I think that was a train headed in a certain direction that I don't know if anyone could have stopped and I've had to really get my head around that in order to stop the pain," she added.