Lisa Marie Presley has died at age 54, her mom, Priscilla Presley, informed the Associated Press.
“It is with a heavy coronary heart that I need to share the devastating information that my lovely daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” Priscilla mentioned in a press release Thursday. “She was essentially the most passionate, robust and loving lady I’ve ever recognized.”
The beloved daughter of music icon Elvis Presley and actress Priscilla was first rushed to West Hills Hospital and Medical Center on Jan. 12 in California after going into cardiac arrest, the place she was receiving the “finest care.”
Prior to being transported, EMTs have been in a position to revive the singer-songwriter through CPR, in response to TMZ.
Hours later, she was positioned in a medically-induced coma and her situation was vital, in response to TMZ.
Sources informed Page Six that Lisa Marie had “coded a number of instances” after the cardiac arrest and there seemed to be no medication on the scene.
An official reason behind loss of life will probably be decided at a later time, insiders added.
Just days earlier, Lisa Marie appeared seemingly in good well being as she attended the 2023 Golden Globes alongside her mom to help Austin Butler, who took residence the award for finest efficiency in a drama for his portrayal of her father in Baz Luhrman’s “Elvis.”
The “Lights Out” singer even broke down into tears when Butler, 31, took the stage to simply accept his award and mentioned throughout his speech, “Lisa Marie, Priscilla, I like you endlessly.”
TMZ reported Thursday that Lisa Marie had really been coping with abdomen pains on the day of the award present.
Lisa Marie was born in Memphis, Tenn., in 1968. She was the one youngster of Elvis and Priscilla.
Like her legendary father, Lisa Marie had a ardour for music and put out three information of her personal all through her life together with “To Whom It May Concern” in 2003, which was licensed gold, “Now What” in 2005 and “Storm & Grace” in 2012.
Lisa Marie additionally oversaw the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation after her father’s passing to ensure his legacy of charitable efforts continued far past his lifetime.
The “You Are Not Alone” video star was additionally a mother to 4 kids, however skilled a tragic loss practically three years in the past.
In July 2020, her son, Benjamin Keough, died by suicide resulting from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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The heartbroken mom mentioned in a press release on what would have been her son’s twenty eighth birthday, “My lovely lovely angel. I worshipped the bottom you walked on, on this earth and now in Heaven. My coronary heart and soul went with you.”
“The depth of the ache is suffocating and bottomless with out you each second of day by day. I’ll by no means be the identical,” she added.
“Please anticipate me my love, and maintain my hand whereas I keep to proceed to guard and lift your little sisters and to be right here for Riley. I do know you’ll need that.”
Then in May 2021, Lisa Marie suffered much more loss as her divorce from her fourth husband, Michael Lockwood, was finalized, 5 years after their cut up.
She was additionally beforehand married to Danny Keough from 1988 to 1994, Michael Jackson from 1994 to 1996 and Nicolas Cage from 2002 to 2004.
In her later years, the actress had additionally been very candid about her dependancy points.
In the foreword for Harry Nelson’s e-book “The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain,” Lisa Marie shared she grew to become hooked on opioids and painkillers when she welcomed her twin daughters, Vivienne and Finley, in 2008.
“It is time for us to say goodbye to disgrace about dependancy,” she wrote within the e-book.
“Across America and the world, persons are dying in mind-boggling numbers due to opioid and different drug overdose. Many extra persons are struggling silently, hooked on opioids and different substances. I’m penning this within the hope that I can play a small half in focusing consideration on this horrible disaster.”
Like Lisa Marie, her father, Elvis, had his personal historical past of substance abuse. Following his loss of life in 1977, his solely daughter grew to become the only inheritor of his property.
Around this time, Priscilla introduced Lisa Marie into the Church of Scientology to discover a supply of religion throughout a tough time.
However, by 2014, the rock icon’s daughter had made a clear break with the controversial faith.
In June 2018, Lisa Marie then revealed that her portion of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s $100 million fortune was gone.
The “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet” singer sued her former enterprise accomplice for mishandling the funds and she or he was reportedly nonetheless in debt main as much as her loss of life.
Aside from her twins, she is survived by her eldest daughter, 33-year-old Riley Keough.