Russell Crowe recalled fond reminiscences of Lisa Marie Presley following the information of her tragic demise at 54 on Thursday.
The Gladiator star, 54, remembered the American singer saying she was “manner too younger” to die at 54.
Chatting with the Australian Immediately present on Saturday, the Oscar winner, 58, recalled how the pair met whereas engaged on Soundstage in Chicago in 2003.
“Being a large Elvis [Presley] fan, I form of acquired round to being in the appropriate place to satisfy her,” Russell advised 9’s Leisure Editor Richard Wilkins.
Russell, who was married to Danielle Spencer on the time, defined the pair had a very nice chat and mentioned she was “actually candy.”
He additionally described how they later reconnected when Lisa Marie visited Australia together with her mum Priscilla.
“I simply acquired a name one night time, I used to be sitting in my workplace in [the Sydney suburb] Woolloomooloo, and I acquired a name saying, you understand, ‘Hey Russell, it is Lisa Marie. Wanna exit for a drink?” he recalled.
Russell mentioned he instantly grabbed his then father-in-law Don Spencer and met up with Lisa-Marie and Priscilla.
“I truly suppose Don was doing very effectively with Priscilla, he did not realise, I believe, how effectively he was doing, and in some way he acquired distracted,” Russell mentioned.
He then made the joke, “I inform my youngsters once in a while, ‘In case your [grandfather] had simply stored targeted, we may have been associated to the Presleys.”
Lisa Marie Presley was the one youngster and inheritor of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. She died from cardiac arrest.
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