Still grieving the sudden and tragic loss of his beloved daughter, Priscilla Presley has kept his public appearances to a minimum following the death of Lisa Marie Presley on January 12.
On Saturday, the ex-wife of Elvis Presley did her best to keep a low profile at the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood, a secluded hotel and popular hangout spot for celebrities over the years.
The actress and co-founder of Elvis Presley Enterprises, the company that helped make Graceland one of America’s top tourist attractions, was able to remain partially anonymous. while wearing a black protective mask over the lower half of his face.
But her striking red tresses are a gift to some people who know her or know of her long and storied history as the former wife of Elvis Presley.
Near the front doors, the New York native appeared to strike up a conversation with a man who either recognized her or was someone she knew.
Moving on: Priscilla Presley, 77, was seen trying to keep a low profile at the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood on Thursday
Stylish: She looked stylish in an all-black ensemble when she was spotted by photographers. She appeared to chat with a man at the entrance
Anyway, the man had a big smile on his face during their brief conversation outside the entrance and exit doors of the establishment.
After their conversation, Presley continued on his way outside, passing a number of people and hotel guests who paid him no attention.
That day, Presley opted for an all-black ensemble consisting of pants, a matching top, jacket and boots.
The New York native, 77, also carried a sleek black handbag and had her locks dyed red flowing long, several inches past his shoulders with a slightly left part.
The Sunset Marquis has been something of a sanctuary for people looking for a relaxed atmosphere, while still being able to enjoy hotel perks.
It has now been just over two months since Lisa Marie Presley suffered cardiac arrest at her home in the Calabasas neighborhood of Los Angeles around 10:30 a.m. on January 12.
Rescuers were able to restart her heart by administering CPR on the way to West Hills Hospital, but she died later that day at the age of 54.
Lisa Marie, who was a singer-songwriter with three studio albums between 2003 and 2012, had just attended the 80th Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles with her mother two days before her death.
The mother and daughter duo made a point of being at the awards show in a show of support for Baz Luhrmann’s acclaimed Elvis biopic (2022) which starred Austin Butler as the legendary king of rock and roll, Elvis Presley .
While walking down the red carpet at the event, Lisa Marie looked frail and fragile, prompting her longtime lean family friend, Jerry Schilling, who is now 81.
While being interviewed by Billy Bush for Extra, she tied Schilling’s arms, telling him, “I’m going to grab your arm.”
Both ladies were very open and honest in praising Luhrmann’s biopic, which focused on Elvis’ 20-plus-year relationship with his manager, Col. Tom Parker, and Butler’s performance as a ‘Elvis.
10 days after his death, hundreds of people attended a public memorial at Graceland in Memphis on January 22 and over 1.5 million people also watched the service via live streaming.
Anonymity: The ex-wife of Elvis Presley wore a black protective mask on the lower part of her face, which made it more difficult to recognize her
Support: Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley both attended the 80th Golden Globes two days before his death, in a show of support for the acclaimed biopic of Elvis (2022) and its director and co-writer Baz Luhrmann and star Austin Butler, who played Elvis Presley
Coming out: Priscilla made her first public appearance following the death of her daughter to show her support for the Netflix animated series, Agent Elvis, on March 7
The King’s Princess: Lisa Marie was the only daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, who were married from 1967 to 1973; they are pictured with newborn Lisa Marie on February 1, 1968
Lisa Marie was buried in Graceland Meditation Garden, next to her son Benjamin and next to her father Elvis.
An insider said TMZ that the singer had gone on an extreme weight loss diet, undergone plastic surgery and taken weight-loss drugs, which caused her to lose 40 to 50 pounds in the six weeks leading up to the Golden Globes.
Family sources also told the publication that she had resumed opioids, a drug she had struggled with in her past.
Lisa Marie was the only child of Priscilla and Elvis, who had been married from 1967 to 1972 but remained friends until the iconic rocker’s death in August 1977.