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RIP Lisa Marie Presley, singer, activi,st and daughter of Elvis

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Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis, has died, per Folks. She was 54 years previous.

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I have to share the devastating information that my lovely daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” her mom Priscilla Presley shared in an announcement to the outlet. “She was essentially the most passionate sturdy and loving lady 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 might be no additional remark.”

The one daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie was born on February 1, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. Her father being the King of Rock ’n Roll, her childhood was a whirlwind. He and Priscilla divorced when she was 4, and Lisa Marie moved along with her mom to Los Angeles. She break up her time between L.A. and Memphis till her father’s dying in 1977.

Her father’s dying was the start of a tumultuous adolescence. She dropped out of highschool and started abusing medicine, winding up in Scientology’s Superstar Heart rehab facility when she was 17. Whereas in rehab, she met her first husband, musician Danny Keough. The couple have been married in 1988 and had two kids, Riley and Benjamin, earlier than divorcing in 1994.

20 days after her divorce, Lisa Marie and the late-Michael Jackson eloped in a 15-minute ceremony in Las Vegas. Their transient marriage was a tabloid fascination that they have been more than pleased to reply to. Presley and Jackson famously kissed on stage on the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards after the king of pop declared, “no one thought this might final.” By December 1995, the couple had break up.

Lisa Marie would be married two more times, tying the knot with Nicolas Cage in 2002—though the couple was only together for 108 days—and Michael Lockwood in 2006. She remained with Lockwood until 2006.

Though Lisa Marie recorded her first music demo in 1992, she wouldn’t release an album until 2003’s To Whom It May Concern. The album reached number five on the Billboard charts and was certified Gold, selling more than 500,000 copies. She released her final album, Storm & Grace, in 2012. 

Just days before her death, Lisa Marie appeared at the Golden Globe Awards with her mother to watch Austin Butler snag a trophy for his portrayal of her dad. In July, she praised the film during a rare appearance on 20/20, saying, “It was such an emotional [experience]… Like Riley mentioned, it simply brings up such generational trauma in a great way.”

Our ideas exit to all of Presley’s family members.

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