Elvis actor Austin Butler opens up about Lisa Marie Presley’s death

Published : 14 Jan 2023 09:52 PM

The Elvis actor Austin Butler opened up about Lisa Marie Presley’s death and shared he  “will forever cherish” the moments he spent with the singer before her sudden demise on January 12, 2023. 

Austin Butler shared, his “heart” is “shattered” for Lisa’s mother and daughters 

In an interview with E! News on Friday, Austin Butler shared, “My heart is completely shattered for Riley, Finley, Harper and Priscilla at the tragic and unexpected loss of Lisa Marie.” referring to Lisa’s daughters and her mother.

He added “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. Her warmth, her love, and her authenticity will always be remembered.”

Not too long ago Lisa Marie Presley was spotted at the 2023 Golden Globes with her mother Priscilla Presley which she attended to support Austin Butler who plays the legend of Elvis Presley in the much-talked-about biopic Elvis.

In fact, Austin was not only nominated but ended up winning the award for Best Actor in a Drama for his portrayal of Lisa Marie’s father Elvis Presley. Butler shared, at the Golden Globes he got the chance to tell Lisa Marie he loved her.

On Friday, January 13, 2023, the director of Elvis Baz Luhrmann opened up about Lisa Marie Presley’s tragic death on his Instagram and wrote, “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. Lisa Marie, we will miss your warmth, your smile, your love.”

Tom Hanks, the actor who famously played the role of Elvis Presley's manager “Colonel” Tom Parker in Elvis shared that he and his wife Rita Wilson are “heartbroken, absolutely broken.” He added, “Our hearts are broken with the sudden and shocking passing of Lisa Marie Presley tonight. Tom and I had spent some time with the family during the Elvis movie promotional tour. Lisa Marie was so honest and direct, vulnerable, in a state of anticipation about the movie. She spoke so eloquently about her father, what the movie meant to her, that it was a celebration of her dad.”

Clearly, Lisa Marie Presley was a beloved singer who made plenty of friends in the industry. The singer’s sudden demise has not only left her fans sad but has left a number of celebrities heartbroken.