Presley supported Jackson as he became dependent on pain medication, and eventually helped convince him to enter drug rehabilitation.
In a telephone call, he proposed marriage to Presley.
Their son, Prince Michael, was born in 1997 and they had another daughter, Paris, in 1998.
Jackson and Rowe divorced in 1999, and she has said that they never lived together as husband and wife.
Although the relationship became largely platonic, Shields said there were times he had asked her to marry him.
Shortly after becoming involved with her, in 1993, Jackson was subjected to his first set of child sexual abuse accusations, followed by similar allegations in 2003.
“That was supposed to be me,” Jermaine Jackson said, for the 100th time, talking about the superstardom his younger brother enjoyed. Then he asked to borrow $500 to change the tires on his Mercedes.