Lisa Marie Presley made her final public outing at the 80th Golden Globes, applauding Austin Butler for the ‘Elvis’ award

Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley’s only daughter, was last seen in public at the Golden Globes ceremony on Tuesday, days before her death. She died on January 12 at age 54.

At NBC’s 80th Golden Globes on Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton, Presley sat at a table and saw the actor applaud Austin Butler, who won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for his performance portraying his father in the drama 2022 musical “Elvis”. .”

Butler used his acceptance speech to thank Lisa Marie Presley and her mother Priscilla, who sat with her sister, Ashley.

“Thank you for opening your hearts, your memories and your home to me. Lisa Marie, Priscilla, I love you forever,” he said.

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Austin Butler receives Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for

Austin Butler accepts the Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama award for ‘Elvis’ onstage during the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.
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A teary-eyed Lisa Marie covered her face, patted her heart, and clapped.

Butler also praised “Elvis” filmmaker Baz Luhrman – whom he called a “bold and visionary filmmaker” – for giving him the opportunity and allowing him to “take risks”.

Presley, who was seated with Luhrman, was seen applauding the remarks.

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He also thanked his “dancing partner” Tom Hanks, who was also in the film portraying Elvis’ manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Austin Butler poses with the award for Best Actor in a Drama for

Austin Butler poses with the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for ‘Elvis’ at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards with Moet And Chandon at the Beverly Hilton on January 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Jerry Schilling, left, and Lisa Marie Presley arrive at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.

Jerry Schilling, left, and Lisa Marie Presley arrive at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.
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During his acceptance speech, Butler applauded his fellow nominees and said he was honored to even be considered.

The 31-year-old won the award against Hugh Jackman for his performance in ‘The Son’, Brendan Fraser for ‘The Whale’, Bill Nighy for ‘Living’ and Jeremy Pope for The Inspection.

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“I’m so grateful right now,” he opened his remarks, “I’m in this room full of my heroes.”

The actor specifically named Brad Bitt, Quentin Tarantino and Denzel Washington.

‘Elvis’ was also nominated for best drama, which was won by ‘The Fabelmans’, directed by Steven Spielberg. Other nominees included “Avatar: The Way of the Water” and “Top Gun: Maverick.”

Top left, Steve Binder, Baz Luhrmann, Austin Butler;  bottom left, Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough and Finley Aaron Love Lockwood attend the Handprint Ceremony honoring Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley and Riley Keough at the TCL Chinese Theater on June 21, 2022 in Hollywood, California.

Top left, Steve Binder, Baz Luhrmann, Austin Butler; bottom left, Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough and Finley Aaron Love Lockwood attend the Handprint Ceremony honoring Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley and Riley Keough at the TCL Chinese Theater on June 21, 2022 in Hollywood, California.
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The Golden Globes released a statement saying the organization was “incredibly saddened to learn” of Presley’s death.

“We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Lisa Marie Presley. She was an extremely talented singer-songwriter and a much-appreciated presence at the Golden Globes last Tuesday. May you rest in peace,” the statement read.

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Tuesday’s ceremony was the show’s first telecast after it was canceled last year amid controversy over diversity.

Lisa Marie Presley died Thursday after being hospitalized with a possible cardiac arrest. She was 54 years old.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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