Elvis’ Austin Butler Reveals Immediate ‘Relationship’ With Lisa Marie Presley Before Her Death
Just days after Lisa Marie Presley attended the Golden Globes and saw Austin Butler take the stage to accept a gold trophy for portraying her father Elvis Presley’s daughter dies aged 54. After the death of the singer, the elvis The actor reflected on his experiences with Lisa Marie and the bond they formed before her unexpected death.
Lisa Marie Presley hyped Austin Butler’s performance in elvis long before awards season. Before the film’s release, Lisa Marie called it “just spectacular,” and since then she and her mother have attended numerous events in support of the film. Butler recently recalled:
As Austin Butler shared, he immediately had an untold bond with Lisa Marie Presley. He quickly found “depth” in Elvis Presley’s daughter, and she even showed the actor her father’s bedroom and told him stories about her father. Butler spoke to his memories of Lisa Marie while he was a guest The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Check out the interview below:
During the late-night performance, Austin Butler also shared his reaction Elvis’ eight Oscar nominations 2023, including Best Picture. The actor received his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor alongside Colin Farrell The Banshees by InisherinBrendan Fraser for The whalePaul Mescal for After sun and Bill Nighty for life.
It’s called recognition “bittersweet” after the death of Lisa Marie because it’s amazing to see the film soar to these heights, but wish it could have celebrated with Elvis Presley’s daughter. Two days after the Golden Globes, you suffered a heart attack that took her to the hospital, and she died later that day. Watching Butler win the Golden Globe was her last public appearance, although no one knew at the time.
Despite the sudden and tragic death of Lisa Marie Presley, it’s incredible that she had the opportunity to see Baz Luhrmann’s film honor her father and share some of the experiences with Austin Butler. The actor was so dedicated to accurately portraying Elvis Presley that he spent three years perfecting it and may have permanently altered his voice with the image of the king.
Watch ahead of Austin Butler’s performance at the 95th Academy Awards on March 12 elvis when streaming with a HBO Max subscription.