The property of pop icon Michael Jackson has paid tribute to the singer’s ex-wife Lisa Marie Presley after she died of cardiac arrest Thursday.
In a press release shared with The Instances on Friday, co-executors of Jackson’s property, John Branca and John McClain, mirrored on the “sudden, tragic loss” of Presley. The singer-songwriter’s temporary marriage to to Jackson lasted from 1994 to 1996.
“Michael cherished the special bond they enjoyed as apparent in the official video for ‘You Are Not Alone,’ and was comforted by Lisa Marie’s generous love, concern and care during their times together,” the assertion stated. “Bringing these two special people together was a memorable moment resulting in a union full of genuine affection and care for each other. My deepest sympathies remain with Lisa’s family.”
Within the aforementioned 1995 music video, Presley and Jackson flaunted their love in a number of intimate scenes.
When their relationship grew to become public, they had been usually subjected to hypothesis that their romance was a “sham.” However in an interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2010, Presley stated that wasn’t the case.
“He had something so intoxicating about him, and when he was ready to share with you and be himself … He was like a drug for me,” she stated.
Jackson, who died in June 2009, was Presley’s second husband.
Additionally paying tribute to Presley was Jackson’s sister La Toya Jackson, who posted a video memorializing her former sister-in-law on Instagram Thursday night.
Jackson shared snippets of the “You Are Not Alone” music video, images of her brother along with his then-bride and pics of Elvis Presley holding his solely youngster.
“We miss you Lisa! You will forever be in our hearts, I will never forget how much you shared the love you had for my brother with me,” Jackson captioned her submit. “I thank you for being so honest, courageous and explicit with your love.”
Presley died Thursday night after she was hospitalized for a cardiac episode. She was 54. She might be laid to relaxation at her father’s Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tenn., alongside her son, Benjamin Keough, who died in 2020 at age 27.