Many people all across the world were devastated to hear the news of Lisa Marie Presley’s passing. Collectively, people are in grief, especially those who knew her personally.
Now that she has passed away, her ex-husband Nicolas Cage has also spoken up about how he feels about it.
Even before it started, the relationship between Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage generated a lot of media attention.
In early 2002, the pair decided to call it quits after dating for a year. However, they quickly reconciled and eventually got married in August 2002. Nov. 2002 saw the pair file for divorce shortly after. Their divorce was finally formalized in 2004.
According to news reports from the time Cage said he did not want to talk about his relationship with Presley. He reportedly said, “I did not talk about the marriage and I am not going to talk about the divorce. But I loved her.”
Lisa Marie Presley however was more forthcoming about her relationship. She said, “We’re both so dramatic and dynamic that when it was good it was unbelievably good, and when it was bad it was just a f**king bloody nightmare for everybody,” in a 2003 interview.
She said that the couple ought to have avoided getting married in the first place.
59-year-old Nicolas Cage spoke to the media after learning of her passing. This is devastating news. Lisa had the greatest laugh of anyone I ever met. She lit up every room, and I am heartbroken. I find some solace believing she is reunited with her son Benjamin.”
She had been married to Danny Keough, Michael Jackson, and Michael Lockwood in addition to Cage a few additional times.
She shared two teenage daughters with Lockwood. He shared a statement saying he would be focusing on their daughters as they navigate this heartbreaking tragedy.
“Michael had been hoping for a speedy and complete recovery because her children needed her. It is very sad it didn’t turn out that way,” Lockwood’s attorney, Joe Yanny, stated. “Michael’s world has been turned on its ear. He is with both of his daughters now.”
Mother Priscilla Presley, 77, and daughters Riley Keough, 33, and Finley and Harper Lockwood are the only people left who knew Lisa Marie Presley. Benjamin Keough, her son, committed suicide in 2020.
Lisa Marie Presley’s death is being mourned by people all over the world. We are sending our thoughts and prayers to all those who are mourning this loss.