Farewell to Lisa Marie Presley
The “Elvis” stars will miss their warmth
“Elvis” director Baz Luhrmann mourns the loss of Lisa Marie Presley. The whole team of the film will miss her.
Lisa Marie Presley (1968-2023), the daughter of Elvis (1935-1977) and Priscilla Presley (77), was only 54 years old. “It is with a heavy heart that I share the devastating news of the passing of my beautiful daughter, Lisa Marie,” said Priscilla Presley in a statement to the US magazine “People”. “She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known.” Many stars said goodbye via social media, including Baz Luhrmann (60), the director of the biopic “Elvis”, which was released in 2022.
Over the past year, he and the entire “Elvis film family” have been privileged to feel Lisa Marie Presley’s “friendly hug”. The “sudden, shocking loss” was devastating for people around the world, he writes on Instagram. “I know her fans everywhere join me in sharing prayers of love and support with her mother, Priscilla, and her beautiful daughters, Riley, Finley and Harper. Lisa Marie, we will miss your warmth, smile and love. ” Luhrmann also published a picture of Presley with Austin Butler (31), who plays the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” in “Elvis”.
“Her warmth, her love and her authenticity”
Lisa Marie Presley only attended the Golden Globe Awards shortly before her death. Along with her mother Priscilla, she was able to congratulate Butler, who won the award for best leading actor in a drama. The “tragic and unexpected loss of Lisa Marie” broke his heart for Riley, Finley, Harper and Priscilla, the actor said in a statement reported to the US industry magazine “Variety”.. “I am eternally grateful for the time I was fortunate to be close to her bright light and I will always cherish the quiet moments we shared.” Butler will always remember Lisa Marie Presley’s “warmth, her love and her authenticity”.