[Breaking news story, published at 9:07 p.m. ET]
Singer Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of the late Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, has died, her mother confirmed in a statement to CNN. She was 54 years old.
“Priscilla Presley and the Presley family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Lisa Marie. They are deeply grateful for everyone’s support, love and prayers, and ask for privacy during this very difficult time,” Priscilla Presley said in the statement, provided by a representative.
Lisa Marie Presley was hospitalized Thursday after going into apparent cardiac arrest.
[Original story, published at 6:42 p.m. ET]
Singer Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley, was rushed to hospital on Thursday, her mother, Priscilla Presley, confirmed in a post on Instagram.
TMZ He was the first to break the news.
Los Angeles County Fire Department spokeswoman Kaitlyn Aldana told CNN that emergency services were dispatched to a call in the 5000 block of Normandy Dr in Agoura Hills, California at 10:37 a.m. local time. for cardiac arrest. Aldana would not confirm the name of the patient, who could not be identified due to privacy laws, but she said the patient was taken to a local hospital at 11:17 a.m.
A spokesman for the Los Angeles County sheriff told CNN that they assisted firefighters on a medical call this morning, but also did not confirm the name of the patient.
When contacted by CNN, a representative for Lisa Marie Presley declined to comment.
Priscilla Presley said Thursday night on her official instagram that their daughter was “rushed” to the hospital and “is now receiving the best care.”
“Please keep her and our family in your prayers. We feel everyone’s prayers and ask for privacy during this time,” she said in her statement.
Lisa Marie Presley was last seen Tuesday night at the Golden Globes, which she attended with her mother to support the Baz Luhrmann film “Elvis” about her late father.
In 2020, Lisa Marie Presley’s son Benjamin Keough committed suicide at the age of 27. Last July marked the second anniversary of Keough’s death on instagramsharing a photo of their matching foot tattoos.
Lisa Marie Presley, who was previously married to Michael Lockwood, Nicolas Cage, Michael Jackson, and Danny Keough, has three other children: actress Riley Keough, Finley Aaron Love Lockwood, and Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood.
In September, Lisa Marie Presley wrote a rehearsal for National Bereavement Awareness Day, in which she opened up about the loss of her son.
“My life and the lives of my three daughters as we knew them were completely detonated and destroyed by his death. We live in this every. Unique. day,” she wrote. “Grief is something that you will have to carry with you for the rest of your life, despite what certain people or our culture would have us believe. You don’t ‘get over it’, you don’t ‘move on’, period”.
Lisa Marie Presley also said in the essay that she found solace in the company of people who have faced similar tragedy, adding that her daughters help her move on.
“I keep going for my girls,” she wrote. “I keep going because my son made it very clear in his last moments that caring for his little sisters and watching over them were at the forefront of his concerns and his mind. He absolutely adored them and they him.”
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