Lisa Marie Presley’s family signed a do not resuscitate order before she died it has been confirmed.
The daughter of legendary singer, Elvis Presley, has sadly died aged 54.
On Thursday (12 Jan 2023), the singer was rushed to West Hills Hospital and Medical Centre after suffering a cardiac arrest at her home. When she arrived at the medical centre, her heart stopped several times, according to the news outlet.
Her mother, Priscilla, broke the sad news to the world, on social media. She wrote:
“It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,”
“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.”
Lisa Marie Pbgdehrfresley was an American singer-songwriter and actress. She was the only child of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley and was born on February 1, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Presley inherited her father’s love for music and began her career as a singer in the 1990s. She released her debut album, “To Whom It May Concern,” in 2003, which debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 chart.
King Elvis Presley and his princess Lisa Marie Presley are together again ❤️ RIP 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/pi0kBt0Ahw
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The album featured the hit single “Lights Out” which reached number 38 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her follow-up album, “Now What,” was released in 2005 and featured the hit single “Dirty Laundry.”
In addition to her music career, Presley also dabbled in acting. She made her acting debut in the 2002 film “Bobby,” which was directed by Emilio Estevez.
She also appeared in the 2005 film “The Door in the Floor” and the 2008 film “Lies and Alibis.”
During her career, Presley has been a prominent figure in the media and has been the subject of much media attention, particularly in relation to her famous father.
She has also been open about her struggles with addiction and mental health, and has been vocal about her support for various charitable causes.
Presley was married four times and has four children. Her first marriage was to musician Danny Keough in 1988, with whom she has two children, Riley and Benjamin who sadly died by suicide in 2020.
The singer spent her final years in anguish after the untimely death of her beloved son, Benjamin. Her final social media post was in dedication to him.
She was also married to Michael Jackson from 1994 to 1996, and to Nicolas Cage from 2002 to 2004.
Cage has concerned fans after announcing he’s heartbroken following the news.
“This is devastating news. Lisa had the greatest laugh of anyone I ever met. She lit up every room, and I am heartbroken.”
“I find some solace believing she is reunited with her son Benjamin.”
Presley’s fourth marriage was to musician Michael Lockwood, with whom she has twin daughters, Harper and Finley.
Nicholas Cage is paying tribute to his late ex-wife, Lisa Marie Presley, after she died at the age of 54 on Jan. 12 after a medical emergency. https://t.co/JomUpIW2V5 pic.twitter.com/QTpGLXNFWP
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) January 14, 2023
In 2012, Presley went through a public and very publicised financial crisis and filed for bankruptcy, citing debts of $16.7 million and assets of $14.8 million.
The 54-year-old, who had her own successful singing career, was rushed to hospital on Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest.
She was first discovered unresponsive, at her home in Calabasas, California, sources shared with TMZ.
Lisa Marie suffered a second cardiac arrest in hospital, which caused her family to make the difficult decision of signing a DNR.
She will be buried at Graceland next to her father, Elvis, and her son, Benjamin.