Cassandra 'Elvira' Peterson opens up about hiding her 19-year relationship with a woman: 'I felt hypocritical — and I hate hypocrites'

Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memories of the Mistress of the Dark, the explosive new autobiography by comic actress Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson, is filled with tales wilder and sometimes scarier than anything that the iconic horror hostess ever introduced onscreen: a childhood accident that scarred 35 percent of her body, a stint as a 17-year-old Vegas showgirl, […]

Horror Icon Elvira Reveals She’s Been In A 19-Year Relationship With A Woman

The Mistress of the Dark has brought a nearly 20-year secret to light.  Cassandra Peterson, better known as Elvira, reportedly has revealed in her new memoir, “Yours Cruelly, Elvira,” that she has been in a 19-year relationship with a woman, The Advocate reports. The B-movie horror hostess writes that she met her partner — identified as Teresa “T” […]