Austin Butler Attends After Lisa Marie’s Death


(L-R) Catherine Martin, Austin Butler, and Baz Luhrmann.
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Three days after Lisa Marie Presley died after going into cardiac arrest, Austin Butler appeared on the Critics’ Selection Awards, the place he’s nominated for his portrayal of her father, Elvis Presley, in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis.

The 31-year-old actor walked the pink carpet with costume designer Catherine Martin and director Luhrmann on Sunday, January 15. The trio saved shut in all-black outfits.

Us Weekly confirmed on Thursday, January 12, that Lisa Marie was hospitalized after paramedics administrated CPR at her Calabasas house. Her mom, Priscilla Presley, was seen arriving on the hospital to be by her facet. She confirmed Lisa Marie’s demise hours later.

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I need to share the devastating information that my lovely daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” Elvis’ 77-year-old ex-wife mentioned in a press release on the time. “She was essentially the most passionate robust and loving lady I’ve ever identified. We ask for privateness as we attempt to cope with this profound loss. Thanks for the love and prayers. At the moment there can be no additional remark.”

Lisa Marie is the one daughter of Elvis — who died in August 1977 on the age of 42 — and Priscilla. The previous couple had been married from 1967 to 1973. The “Lights Out” singer, for her half, shared 11-year-old twin daughters Harper and Finley with ex-husband Michael Lockwood.

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Priscilla Presley, Austin Butler and Lisa Marie Presley
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“Michael had been hoping for a speedy and full restoration as a result of her kids wanted her,” the 61-year-old’s lawyer, Joe Yanny, mentioned in a press release on Thursday. “It is extremely unhappy it didn’t prove that means. Michael’s world has been turned on its ear. He’s with each of his daughters now.”

Lisa Marie additionally shared daughter Riley Keough, 33, with ex-husband Danny Keough. (The previous spouses, who had been married from 1988 to 1994, mourned son Benjamin Keough in 2020 when he died by suicide at 27.)

Along with Butler’s win and Luhrmann’s nomination for Greatest Director, Elvis can also be nominated for Greatest Modifying, Greatest Costume Design and Greatest Image on Sunday.

The Carrie Diaries alum beforehand gave a candy shout-out to Lisa Marie and Priscilla when he gained the Golden Globe for Greatest Actor – Movement Image – Drama on Tuesday, January 10.

“The Presley household, thanks guys, thanks for opening your hearts and your reminiscences [and] your house to me,” he mentioned. “Lisa Marie, Priscilla: I like you ceaselessly.”

Luhrmann, for his half, launched a press release on Friday, January 13, through Instagram. “Over the past yr, the whole Elvis film household and I’ve felt the privilege of Lisa Marie’s type embrace,” the director penned. “Her sudden, stunning loss has devastated folks all world wide. I do know her followers in every single place be a part of me in sharing prayers of affection and assist along with her mom, Priscilla, and her fantastic daughters Riley, Finley and Harper. Lisa Marie, we are going to miss your heat, your smile, your love.”

Tom Hanks, who performed Elvis’ supervisor within the movie, and spouse Rita Wilson additionally spoke out through Instagram: “We’re heartbroken over the lack of Lisa Marie Presley. Completely damaged.”