- Austin Butler played the lead role in 2022 movie Elvis
- He just won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
- Priscilla Presley cheered Butler on and offered kind words
Award season is upon us! And Elvis, the Elvis Presley biopic from 2022, picked up a big win at the 2023 Golden Globe Awards.
Elvis had three nominations going into awards night. But its lone win went to star Austin Butler, who took home the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama.
Elvis: Austin Butler and Priscilla Presley at the Golden Globes
As you may know, Elvis Presley's real-life ex, Priscilla Presley, is still with us today. The 77-year-old even attended the Golden Globes and reacted to Butler's big win.
During his award speech, Austin Butler addressed Priscilla and her daughter Lisa Marie Presley in the crowd. "Lisa Marie, Priscilla, I love you forever," Butler said on stage.
In the audience, the Presley ladies were shown tearfully reacting to Butler's affectionate words.
On the red carpet, Priscilla Presley told E! News: "He nailed it. Austin had Elvis down to a tee... Elvis [himself] probably couldn't believe it."
High praise for Austin Butler, who is now a Golden Globe winner for Elvis...
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