Austin Butler will always cherish the instant friendship he formed with Lisa Marie Presley.
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Austin Butler wishes Lisa Marie Presley was 'here to celebrate' after the film based on the life of her legendary father, Elvis, received eight Oscar nominations.Butler, 31, who was nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of The King, remembered Lisa Marie following her tragic passing at age 54 as he spoke with The Hollywood Reporter shortly after the nominations were announced.'[This role] seemed as though it was this impossible mountain to climb in front of me,' he told THR. 'There were so many pitfalls and so I just was focusing on one step at a time.
'I just wish she was here to celebrate today with us': Austin Butler wishes Lisa Marie Presley was 'here to celebrate' after the film based on her legendary father, Elvis, received eight Oscar nominations 'And really the thing for me was just honoring the life of this man and his family. And that’s why those moments when Lisa Marie and Priscilla [Presley] got to see the film and then I first saw them after… nothing I would do would ever top that.
And especially with Lisa Marie not being here with us. I just wish she was here to celebrate today with us.'Austin called Lisa Marie 'the most straightforward and supportive person', telling the outlet: 'I know from all the times that we got to celebrate together how we would celebrate today, you know, and I wish she and Elvis were here to get to experience this time.' Austin said he remains 'most grateful' for all the time he spent with Lisa Marie and depicting her iconic father.'It really puts things in perspective to where ultimately, the thing I’m most grateful for is that I was able to spend the time that I had with Lisa Marie, and also the time that I had in getting to live for three years exploring the life of her.
Austin Butler will always cherish the instant friendship he formed with Lisa Marie Presley.
Mourning his friend. Austin Butler opened up about his relationship with Lisa Marie Presley after playing her father, Elvis Presley, in Elvis.
Just two days after Austin Butler won a Golden Globe for playing her father Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley tragically passed away at 54 after suffering cardiac arrest.Butler, 31, released a heartfelt statement after Presley's death, though now he's opening up more about his friendship with her.The Oscar-nominated actor appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, where he revealed they got, 'so close so fast.' Passed away: Just two days after Austin Butler won a Golden Globe for playing her father Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley (seen with Butler in June 2022) tragically passed away at 54 after suffering cardiac arrest Close: The Oscar-nominated actor appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, where he revealed they got, 'so close so fast'Butler revealed that he first met Lisa Marie, 'when we screened the film at Graceland, and I've never had an experience where I met somebody and felt an immediate depth of relationship to them.''She was a person who didn't really have anything to prove and wouldn't open up to everyone, and she just opened up to me,' he added. 'We got so close so fast, so yeah, it's just devastating.
Totally in character! Vanessa Hudgens couldn’t help but take a playful swipe at her ex-boyfriend Austin Butler while chiming in on the debate surrounding his Elvis voice.
“I said, 'Not for a long time,' and she was like, 'Nope, I got a lot to do still.’”“She was very excited about what was coming up,” David added to People.“She had such a challenging first and second act of life, and she was about to take on this third act that was so much about helping people."However, just five days later Lisa died following a number of public appearances, including the Golden Globes which saw actor Austin Butler win a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Elvis Presley in the Baz Luhrmann biopic, Elvis.Lisa has been reported to have died after going into cardiac arrest for a second time in the hospital.Lisa was rushed to the hospital on Thursday morning after she was found by her housekeeper collapsed inside her Calabasas home.Ambulance workers managed to reach the singer and regain a pulse, according to TMZ.Her family rushed to her bedside, where she was placed in an induced coma and on life support.As reported by the Daily Mail, on learning that she was already brain dead her family made the hard decision to sign a "do not resuscitate order".She suffered a second cardiac arrest and died, with her mother, Priscilla Presley at her bedside.Priscilla released a statement, reading: "It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us."She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known."Lisa's ex-husband Danny Keough performed CPR on his ex-wife until the paramedics arrived.He is the father of her eldest daughter Riley, 33, and son Benjamin, who took his own life in July 2020 aged 27.Her fourth husband Michael Lockwood is the father of Presley's 14-year-old twin daughters Harper Vivienne and Finlay.Lisa is to be buried in
Lisa Marie Presley will be laid to rest at Graceland where a public memorial service is being planned. The artist and daughter of Elvis Presley died last Thursday, January 12 at the age of 54.
Three days after Lisa Marie Presley died after going into cardiac arrest, Austin Butler appeared at the Critics’ Choice Awards, where he is nominated for his portrayal of her father, Elvis Presley, in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis.
Austin Butler, 31, who played Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s recent biopic, has broken his silence over the death of the King of Rock and Roll’s daughter, Lisa Marie Presley.The Hollywood actor said his “heart shattered” after hearing the tragic news that the singer-songwriter had died aged 54.The only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley died after reportedly suffering a cardiac arrest two days ago.Austin paid tribute to the late star yesterday in a moving statement to the US media. "My heart is completely shattered for Riley, Finley, Harper and Priscilla at the tragic and unexpected loss of Lisa Marie," he said."I am eternally grateful for the time I was lucky enough to be near her bright light and will forever cherish the quiet moments we shared.
One day after the shocking death of Lisa Marie Presley, we’re learning new details from her final moments.
Austin Butler has broken his silence on the passing of Lisa Marie Presley.
Always on his mind. Austin Butler is mourning the death of Lisa Marie Presley after portraying her father in Baz Luhrmann‘s Elvis.
Baz Luhrmann, who directed Elvis, attended the AFI Awards Luncheon one day after Lisa Marie Presley's sudden death.The Australian filmmaker, 60, looked solemn as he walked the event's red carpet with wife Catherine Martin.It comes just hours after he took to social media to pay tribute to Elvis and Priscilla Presley's only child, writing, 'We will miss your warmth.' Brave face: Baz Luhrmann, who directed Elvis, attended the AFI Awards Luncheon one day after Lisa Marie Presley's sudden death Weeks ago: Baz was pictured with Lisa Marie on Tuesday at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills; also seen here is his Elvis star Austin Butler as well as her mother PriscillaAlong with an uploaded photo of Lisa Marie sharing a laugh with Elvis star Austin Butler, Luhrmann said, 'Over the last year, the entire Elvis movie family and I have felt the privilege of Lisa Marie’s kind embrace.'Her sudden, shocking loss has devastated people all around the world. I know her fans everywhere join me in sharing prayers of love and support with her mother, Priscilla, and her wonderful daughters Riley, Finley and Harper.' Then, directing his words to the late singer-songwriter, he added, 'Lisa Marie, we will miss your warmth, your smile, your love.' For Friday's occasion Baz looked handsome with his silvery gray cut in a neat crop with wispy pieces at the top.
This is heartbreaking.
Golden Globe Awards earlier this week in tears, as she clutched her mother Priscilla Presley and spoke with a slur.On a rare moment out on the town, the 54-year-old had cheered on Austin Butler for portraying her father in the recent biopic Elvis, which was directed by Baz Luhrmann.Yet those closest to the star have suggested that she was overwhelmed by continuous trauma after losing son Benjamin Keough."In her final years, she was wracked with grief over Ben - he was her baby, and he relied on her heavily," a source reportedly revealed."Her world completely fell apart when he died," the source told the US Sun, adding that she'd spent the aftermath confined to one room."She found it so difficult to cope and barely left the house for months after his death."[Lisa Marie and her ex Danny Keough] would just be holed up in there and she'd stay in her bedroom."It has been claimed that Benjamin's father provided a welcome and comforting presence for her, even though they were no longer romantically involved.Lisa Marie leaves behind three daughters - Riley Keough, 33, from her marriage to Danny, and 14-year-old twins Finley and Harper from her later marriage to Michael Lockwood.Michael's attorney, Joe Yanny, revealed that his client had stepped in to be with the girls due to their younger age."He had been hoping for a speedy and complete recovery because her children needed her.
Warner Bros, whose Elvis Presley biopic Elvis has been near the top of the conversation this awards season, on Friday reacted to the death of Lisa Marie Presley. The only child of the King of Rock and Roll died Thursday at age 54 after being rushed to the hospital earlier in the day.
Lisa Marie Presley sure knew how to make an entrance.
A red carpet to remember. Lisa Marie Presley was an unforgettable sight when she immortalized her father, Elvis Presley, alongside her family during his hand and footprint ceremony.
Days before her death, Lisa Marie Presley appeared to be “in good spirits” while attending the 2023 Golden Globes in support of the Elvis Presley biopic.
Austin Butler's emotional tribute to Lisa Marie Presley has gone viral in the wake of the singer's shock death from cardiac arrest aged 54. During Tuesday night's Golden Globes ceremony, the 31-year-old won Best Actor, Motion Picture Drama for his starring role in the Elvis biopic. The award winner, who had spent time with Elvis's daughter Lisa Marie and wife Priscilla in order to embody the King of Rock 'n' Roll, was quick to thank them in his acceptance speech. Days before: Austin Butler's emotional tribute to Lisa Marie Presley at the Golden Globes has gone viral in the wake of the singer's shock death from a cardiac arrestThe touching tribute saw Austin vow to love the ladies 'forever'. As the women broke down in tears, Austin said: 'I also want to thank our incredible producers and Warner Bros and the Presley family.'Thank you guys, thank you for opening your hearts, your memories, your home to me. Lisa Marie, Priscilla, I love you forever.' Video of the speech has now gone viral on Twitter, with grieving fans noting the significance of his words now. One wrote: 'If you haven’t seen Austin Butler thanking Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley two days ago, see that again this is extra special now… RIP Lisa Marie.' Emotional: During Tuesday night's Golden Globes ceremony, Lisa Marie Presley (left) and her mother Priscilla broke down in tears when Austin thanked them in his acceptance speech 'Austin Butler thanking Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley two days ago is extra powerful now …RIP Lisa Marie Presley,' wrote another.Among other tributes, one fan wrote: 'Wow.
DETAILS of Lisa Marie Presley's final days have come to light following her death at the age of 54 after a cardiac arrest. A source close to the star exclusively told The U.S. Sun that the musician was leading a reclusive life and was struggling in the wake of her son Benjamin Keough's 2020 suicide.