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Lisa Marie Presley made her last public appearance at the 80th Golden Globe Awards, applauding Austin Butler for the 'Elvis' award

Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley’s only child, was last seen in public at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony on Tuesday, just days before she died. She died on January 12 at the age of 54.

During NBC’s 80th Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday night at The Beverly Hilton, Presley was seated at a table and was seen cheering on actor Austin Butler, who won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for his performance portraying her father. in the 2022 musical drama “Elvis.”

Butler used his acceptance speech to thank Lisa Marie Presley and her mother Priscilla, who were seated next to 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 accepts the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for

Austin Butler accepts the award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for “Elvis” on stage 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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A teary-eyed Lisa Marie covered her face, patted her heart, and applauded.

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

Presley, who was sitting with Luhrman, was seen applauding the comments.

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

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

Austin Butler poses with the Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama award for “Elvis” at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards with Moët and Chandon at The Beverly Hilton on January 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.
(Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moët and Chandon)

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 be considered.

The 31-year-old actor won 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 now,” he opened his comments, “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 Motion Picture 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;  From 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; From 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.
(Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

The Golden Globes released a statement saying the organization was “incredibly saddened to learn” of Presley’s death.

“We are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Lisa Marie Presley. She was an extremely talented singer/songwriter and a very welcome presence at the Golden Globes last Tuesday. May she rest in peace,” the statement read.

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

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

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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