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Priscilla Presley Thanks Followers for Outpouring of Love After Daughter Lisa Marie’s Memorial: ‘A Very Troublesome Time’

A mourning mom. Priscilla Presley is thanking followers for his or her assist following the loss of life of her daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, at age 54. “Thanks all in your condolences, you might have touched me along with your phrases. It has been a really troublesome time however simply realizing your love is on the market makes a distinction,” Priscilla, 77, tweeted on Monday, January 23, after Lisa Marie’s public memorial at Graceland in Tennessee. Lisa Marie’s family members gathered on the household’s mansion on Sunday, January 22, to say their goodbyes. Priscilla struggled to carry again tears as she learn a eulogy ready by one among her youthful granddaughters of hers. (Lisa Marie shared twins Harper and Finley, 14, along with her ex-husband Michael Lockwood.) “I do not know how you can put my mom into phrases, reality is there are too many,” Priscilla mentioned. “Lisa Marie Presley was an icon, a job mannequin, a superhero to many individuals everywhere in the world, however Mama was my icon, my function mannequin, my superhero in far more methods than one. Even now, I am unable to get throughout every little thing there’s to be understood or identified about her however as she at all times mentioned, ‘I am going to do my greatest.'” Lisa Marie and Priscilla attend the Three Generations of Presley’s Hand and Footprint Ceremony, June 2022. By: Steve Cohn/Shutterstock The New York native welcomed Lisa Marie with the late Elvis Presley in February 1968. 4 years later, the previous couple referred to as it quits. The musician filed for divorce on his birthday in January 1973, and the proceedings had been made remaining that October. (Elvis died in August 1977 at age 42.) Information broke Lisa Marie’s loss of life hours after Us Weekly confirmed on January 12 that the singer-songwriter was hospitalized for cardiac arrest. “It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I have to share the devastating information that my lovely daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” Priscilla mentioned in a press release on the time. “She was probably the most passionate robust and loving girl I’ve ever identified. We ask for privateness as we attempt to take care of this profound loss. Thanks for the love and prayers. At the moment there can be no additional remark.” Two days earlier than Lisa Marie’s hospitalization made headlines, she attended the 2023 Golden Globes along with her mom de ella in assist of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis. The mother-daughter duo had been entrance and middle as Austin Butler gained Greatest Efficiency by an Actor in a Movement Image – Drama for his portrayal of the “Jailhouse Rock” crooner. The Elvis Presley Enterprises cofounder went on to reward Butler, 31, through Instagram on January 12. “My heartfelt congratulations to @austinbutler for the Golden Globe award for greatest actor. It was a lot deserved,” Priscilla gushed. “I studied Elvis for two years and easily grew to become him in his efficiency by him. I am so pleased with you, Austin. I solely want that the genius that Baz Luhrmann captured was additionally acknowledged. #GoldenGlobes #elvismovie.” Through the years, Lisa Marie spoke candidly about her relationships de ella along with her mother and father de ella. Throughout a September 2013 look on The Speak, the “Soiled Laundry” singer teased that her late father de ella “was not strict in any respect” — however Priscilla laid down the legislation. Priscilla and Lisa Marie on the Nevada Ballet Lady of the Yr Ceremony at Aria Resort, January 2011. Shutterstock “My mother … was actually strict. So it was very complicated once I’d should go, you realize, backwards and forwards between the 2,” the Tennessee native mentioned, earlier than confessing that she feels as if she resembles her father. “I’ve my mother’s power, I believe. [But] his character and type of his depth ranges, typically, I can emulate fairly nicely.” The “Sticks and Stones” performer went on to explain her personal parenting model with daughter Riley Keough. Together with the Zola actress, 33, Lisa Marie shared son Benjamin Keough with ex-husband Danny Keough. (Benjamin died by suicide at age 27 in July 2020.) “When Riley got here round — my mother was actually, actually strict with me, [almost] constrictive. I spotted that is not going to work very nicely [with my daughter] as a result of it made [my mom and I] not get shut for a really very long time,” she mentioned on The Speak. “We at the moment are very shut. However once I was youthful, it was troublesome to have a relationship with somebody who was [strict] on a regular basis. With Riley I spotted I’ve to type of play good friend and guardian. I am making an attempt to navigate that one somewhat bit.” Lisa Marie is survived by her mom, Riley, Harper and Finley. We confirmed after the Graceland memorial on Sunday that the Daisy Jones & the Six actress and her husband, Ben Smith- Petersen, quietly welcomed a daughter.

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