Nicolas Cage, a well-known Hollywood actor, still holds fond memories of the late Lisa Marie Presley despite their divorce in 2002. The news of Presley’s death due to cardiac arrest at the age of 54 on January 12, 2021, shocked and saddened many people, including Cage, who expressed his condolences in a statement released by his manager.
In his heartfelt message, Cage paid tribute to Presley, stating that her passing was “awful news.” He mentioned that Lisa had the most delightful laugh he had ever encountered, and her death had shattered his heart, as she was the brightest star in the sky. It was clear that Cage had genuine affection for Presley, despite their divorce nearly 20 years ago.
Cage’s statement also acknowledged the passing of Presley’s son, Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide in 2020. The actor expressed his deep sadness over the loss of Presley’s beloved son, saying that the news made his tribute to Lisa even more tragic. Cage’s words implied that he understood how much Benjamin meant to Lisa and how much she must have suffered after his death.
It is possible that Cage held a special place in Benjamin’s heart, as Cage married Presley when Benjamin was still a child. Although the details of their relationship are not known, Cage’s message suggests that he had positive memories of Benjamin, despite his tragic end.
In the second part of his statement to CNN, Cage expressed some comfort in the knowledge that Lisa had been reunited with her son Benjamin. It was clear that Cage understood how much Presley loved her one and only child and how much she suffered after his death. His words offered a small measure of solace in the midst of a terrible tragedy.
Nicolas Cage’s tribute to Lisa Marie Presley and Benjamin Keough was heartfelt and poignant. Despite the passage of time and the end of their marriage, Cage still held fond memories of Presley and recognized the depth of her love for her son. His message offered a small measure of comfort to those who loved and respected Lisa and Benjamin and who were mourning their passing.