Elvis fans have been rocked by the shocking death of The King’s only daughter, Lisa Marie Presley.
Lisa Marie’s death came just days after she attended the Golden Globes where she got to see the actor, Austin Butler, who portrayed her father in the recently released biopic, Elvis, win his first Golden Globe, attributing it to the Presley women.
Austin Butler thanking Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley two days ago is extra powerful now ????…RIP Lisa Marie ????
— Wu-Tang is for the Children (@WUTangKids) January 13, 2023
As news of her death reached all corners of the globe, an avalanche of tributes and messages of condolences began to pour in on social media.
Another one gone too soon.
“… Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov
Rest in peace Lisa Marie Presley.????????
February 1, 1968 – January 12, 2023. pic.twitter.com/7Rt8EXoiL7
— dani. (@daniisacs) January 13, 2023
it’s hard to believe that lisa marie presley is no longer with us, it hurts so bad, she’s been through so much horrible things, such a strong woman. we’ll never forget you my dear, may you be in heaven with your beloved father elvis.
my condolences to her mother and family ????????❤️ pic.twitter.com/CMTS70bViW
— déia (@midnightmarvl) January 13, 2023
R.I.P lisa, marie presley, and elvis presley this news, broke my heart today #RIP LMP such a sweet, beautiful soul, has left this earth today now she’s up in heaven with her father Elvis Presley pic.twitter.com/lhwYQncE9r
— love Nicki & UGA (@REALnickiupdate) January 13, 2023
I’m heartbroken over the passing of Lisa Marie Presley.
Lisa did not have an easy life, as some might think.
May she be at peace, resting with her son and father now.
Her mom Priscilla and her three daughters, Riley, Finley, and Harper, are in my prayers. pic.twitter.com/7Sb0DFjbZH
— Leah Remini (@LeahRemini) January 13, 2023
There are no words that can express the deep sadness I feel right now for Lisa Marie and the Presley family. I am sending all the love and light I have ❤️ pic.twitter.com/lylTy82vyO
— AB ✨⚡️ (@austinbutlerish) January 13, 2023
As news broke of Lisa Marie’s condition, her mother, Priscilla Presley issued a statement in which she asked for the public to keep her daughter in their prayers.
“My beloved daughter Lisa Marie was rushed to the hospital. She is now receiving the best care,” she said.
“Please keep her and our family in your prayers. We feel the prayers from around the world, and ask for privacy during this time.”
My beloved daughter Lisa Marie was rushed to the hospital. She is now receiving the best care. Please keep her and our family in your prayers. We feel the prayers from around the world, and ask for privacy during this time.
-Priscilla Presley pic.twitter.com/j5oNfNMYJx
— Priscilla Presley (@Cilla_Presley) January 12, 2023
However, shortly after her plea Priscilla announced the news of her daughter’s “devastating” death in a statement, while thanking the public for their “love and prayers”.
“It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” she said.
“She was the most passionate strong and loving woman I have ever known. We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this profound loss. Thank you for the love and prayers. At this time there will be no further comment.”
Lisa Marie is survived by her mother, her three daughters, and half-brother, Navarone Garibaldi.