Death of Lisa Marie Presley: Only child of Elvis Presley died at 54 after being hospitalized

Death of Lisa Marie Presley: Only child of Elvis Presley died at 54 after being hospitalized

Death of Lisa Marie Presley: Only child of Elvis Presley died at 54 after being hospitalized

Lisa Marie Presley died at the age of 54 after being hospitalized on Thursday January 12, her mother Priscilla Presley said in a statement.

“It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” the statement read. “She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known.”

Presley was the only child of Elvis Presley.

News of Presley’s death comes just hours after her mother announced she had been ‘rushed to hospital’.

Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Craig Little said Associated press that paramedics were dispatched to a Calabasas home at 10:37 a.m. following a report of a woman in complete cardiac arrest.

TMZ reported that they performed CPR on Presley before taking him to the hospital for further treatment.

Lisa Marie Presley and her mother Priscilla Presley pose after having their handprints placed in cement at the TCL Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California June 2022

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Just two days ago, Presley and Priscilla were at the 80th Golden Globes to support Austin Butler, who won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for his portrayal of the King of Rock in the Baz Luhrmann biopic. Elvis.

Presley previously said in a tweet that she thought the film was “absolutely exquisite” and that “Austin Butler channeled and embodied my father’s heart and soul beautifully.”

During her acceptance speech, Butler said, “Lisa Marie, Priscilla, I love you forever.”

Presley was born in Memphis, Tennessee on February 1, 1968 to Elvis and Priscilla. She too became a musician, releasing three albums: To whom it May concern (2003), Now what (2005) and storm and grace (2012).

The 25-year-old Presley inherited her father’s $100m (£82m) estate, however, in 2018 she sued her former manager for selling 85% of her share in the estate in 2005.

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Presley has previously been public with her health issues, including her path to sobriety following her opioid addiction.

“You may read this and wonder how, after losing people close to me, I also fell prey to opioids,” Presley wrote in a 2019 foreword to Harry Nelson’s book. The United States of Opioids.

Newborn Lisa Marie Presley with her parents Elvis and Priscilla

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“I was recovering after the [2008] birth of my daughters, Vivienne and Finley, when a doctor prescribed me opioids for pain. It only took a short-term prescription of opioids at the hospital for me to feel the need to continue taking them.

She was married four times – to musician Danny Keough, singer Michael Jackson, actor Nicolas Cage and music producer Michael Lockwood.

She shared two children with Keough, son Benjamin Keough and 33-year-old daughter Riley Keough. She also shared 14-year-old twins Finley and Harper with Lockwood.

In 2020, Benjamin, 27, committed suicide. She spoke of feeling ‘destroyed’ by his death in an essay for People.

“I’m already fighting with myself and fighting tirelessly and chronically, blaming myself every day and it’s pretty hard to live with now, but others will judge and blame you too, even secretly or behind your back, which is even more cruel and painful on top of everything else,” she wrote.

“This is where finding others who have suffered a similar loss may be the only way to go. Support groups that have your specific type of loss in common. I go to them and keep them for other bereaved parents in my home.

Tributes have already started pouring in for Presley. Actor Leah Remini tweeted: “I am heartbroken by the passing of Lisa Marie Presley. Lisa hasn’t had it easy, as some might think.

“May she be at peace, resting with her son and father now. His mother Priscilla and his three daughters, Riley, Finley and Harper are in my prayers. »

Actor Octavia Spencer added: “So sad we have lost another shining star in Lisa Marie Presley. My condolences to her loved ones and the multitude of fans.

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