LeAnn Rimes, Octavia Spencer, Cary Elwes, Nicolas Cage and many others took to social media to pay their respects to Lisa Marie Presley, who passed away at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center on Thursday in age 54.
Presley was rushed to the hospital earlier in the day after she suffered a cardiac arrest at her home in Calabasas, California.
“I am heartbroken to share the sad news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” her mother, Priscilla, said in a statement. “She is the strongest and loveliest woman I have ever known. We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this profound loss. Thank you for your love and prayers. There will be no further comment at this time.”
In a statement, Cage said, “This is devastating news. Lisa has the best laugh out of anyone I’ve ever met. She lights up every room, and I’m heartbroken. I find comfort in the news that she is reunited with her son Benjamin.”
Rimes expressed on Twitter how heartbreaking Lisa Marie’s death was, writing: “I hope she rests in peace in her father’s arms. My heart goes out to her family. So much grief in just a few years.
Elwes, 2016 co-writer Elvis & Nixon, reflecting on her loss as “heartbreaking.” He wrote, “A sweet and gentle soul. We extend our sincerest and deepest condolences to Priscilla, Riley, her family and friends.”
“Lisa doesn’t have an easy life as some people think,” Leah Remini shared, noting that she was heartbroken and wished her peace and rest with her son and father.
Billy Corgan, who collaborated with Presley early in his career, tweeted an emotional message about “there’s heartbreak and then sadness,” adding, “This is going to be sadness and stay. more levels than I can count.”
PETA Senior Vice President shared a statement following Presley’s death, writing: “Lisa Marie Presley was not only a gifted singer-songwriter, a loving wife and mother, but also a person. animal friend. When she learned that an Elvis impostor had named a chimpanzee after her and was exploiting it for profit, she successfully partnered with PETA to bring her namesake to a sanctuary. exist. And she doesn’t stop there: Early in the pandemic, when shelters were in dire need of foster families, Lisa Marie and her twin daughters set a great example by extending their home and heart for two dogs. Although the ‘Lights Out’ singer has passed away, her bright vision for animals will continue to inspire all of us at PETA.”
Juliette Lewis shared a series of posts to her Instagram Story about Presley’s loss, writing that she was “so heartbroken”, “So much to say to feel. Processing… Heartache for her family.”
Read on for more tributes to Presley.