Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54


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Lisa Marie Presley, the one child of rock 'n' roll legend Elvis, has died on the age of 54, her mom has said.

"It is with a heavy coronary heart that I should share the devastating information that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us," Priscilla Presley said.

Lisa Marie, additionally a singer, was rushed to hospital earlier on Thursday. US media said she suffered cardiac arrest.

"She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known," Priscilla said in a statement.

"We ask for privateness as we attempt to deal with this profound loss."

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Her mom gave no particulars about the possible trigger of death.

TMZ reported that the star was discovered unresponsive in her bed room on Thursday morning. Her former husband Danny Keough, who additionally lives on the property, arrived and carried out CPR, the site said.

Tributes quickly poured in from followers and friends across the world.

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Actor Tom Hanks performed her father's supervisor Col Tom Parker in Baz Luhrmann's 2022 biopic Elvis. On behalf of the couple, Hanks' spouse Rita Wilson posted on Instagram that their hearts were "broken".

"Tom and I had spent a whereas with the household throughout the Elvis film promotional tour. Lisa Marie was so honest and direct, vulnerable, in a state of anticipation about the movie," she wrote.

"She spoke so eloquently about her father, what the film meant to her, that it was a celebration of her dad."

Lisa Marie Presley was final seen in public on Tuesday night on the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills.

Accompanied by her mother, the pair were seen in tears as they watched the show, the place Austin Butler won best actor in a film drama for his portrayal of her father in Luhrmann's movie.

During an emotional speech, the actor thanked the Presley household for his or her assist throughout the film.

"Thank you guys, thanks for opening your hearts, your memories, your home to me," Butler said. "Lisa Marie, Priscilla, I love you forever."

Days earlier than her death, she had visited Graceland, the mansion owned by her father in Memphis, Tennessee, to celebrate what would have been his 88th birthday on eight January.

Following the information of Lisa Marie's death, well-wishers laid flowers and lit candles outside Graceland's gates.

Born in 1968, Lisa Marie adopted in her father's footsteps and forged a profession in music. The star launched three albums, with her 2003 debut studio album promoting hundreds of thousands of copies and receiving generally positive reviews.

The star was additionally well-known for a series of high-profile marriages to pop legend Michael Jackson, actor Nicolas Cage and musicians Keough and Michael Lockwood.

She had 4 children, together with the actress Riley Keough. Presley's son, Benjamin Keough, killed himself in 2020.

Last August, Presley wrote an essay on grief for US publication People about "the horrific reality" of how she felt after her son's death.

"I've handled death, grief and loss since the age of 9 years old," she wrote, referring to her age when Elvis died in 1977 from a coronary heart assault when he was 42. "I've had greater than anyone's fair share of it in my lifetime and somehow, I've made it this far."

Those paying tribute to her included LaToya Jackson, sister of Michael, who wrote on Twitter: "I will always remember how a lot you shared the love you had for my brother with me, I thanks for being so honest #RIP."

Singer and actress Bette Midler said: "So beautiful and solely fifty 4 years old; I cannot actually comprehend it."

Garbage singer Shirley Manson wrote that Lisa Marie was "surprisingly sweet, fierce, generous, talented and painfully vulnerable".

"I will treasure you always in my coronary heart girl. Thank you for your kindness. May you now be granted peace," she added.

'One of a kind'

Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson additionally paid tribute, saying it was "hard to take when somebody so younger and full of life passes on".

US pop star Pink described Presley as "one of a kind" and "smart as a whip, delicate [and] talented", whereas Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin wrote a message referring to Priscilla.

"I had the chance to know Cilla Presley when I was on Dancing With the Stars and as a mother, I cannot think about the ache she should be going through with the premature passing of Lisa Marie," she said.

Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren expressed her sorrow on the "horrible news". The singer added that "the entire world is sending love and prayers to Priscilla and Lisa Marie's children proper now".

John Travolta said his "heart goes out" to the Presley family, writing: "Lisa child girl, I'm so sorry.

"I'll miss you however I know I'll see you again. My love and coronary heart goes out to Riley, Priscilla, Harper and Finley."


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