8:22 AM PT — Austin Butlercalled into the Today Show to speak about his nomination, and stated he was devoting this nomination to her. He stated he wanted both Lisa Marie and Elvis Presleylived to see this minute.
Austin Butler simply got up and got on the phone with Hoda and Jenna to speak about his ‘Actor in a leading function’ #Oscars nomination for ‘Elvis.’
Austin Butler is commemorating his very first Oscar nomination for his representation of Elvis Presley … however the honor begins the heels of catastrophe.
The 31-year-old star snagged his Academy Award nomination for finest star Tuesday for his efficiency of Elvis in the Baz Luhrmann film “Elvis.” Austin plays the King of Rock n’ Roll from a teenager up till his death.
Obviously, the nomination marks a substantial achievement for the star, and you need to picture Lisa Marie would be delighted … so it’s much more terrible she’s not around to commemorate.
As you understand, Elvis’ well known child died January 12, after entering into cardiac arrest … initially, at her California house, and after that later on the exact same day while she remained in the medical facility.
Lisa’s relative, buddies and numerous Elvis fans simply collected Sunday at Graceland for a public memorial. The Memphis, TN estate is likewise where Elvis is likewise buried in addition to Lisa Marie’s kid, Benjamin, who she’s buried beside.
A week prior to she died, Lisa Marie participated in the Golden Globe Awards with her mother, Priscilla Presley, where Austin Butler won for finest star in a drama for his representation of the music legend.