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Lisa Marie Presley talks about her past and is struggling with a drug addiction: ‘I have a long way’

Lisa Marie Presley talks about her past and is struggling with a drug addiction: ‘I have come a long way.’

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Lisa Marie Presley is opening about her past struggles.

In a new interview that was broadcast on the Today show on Friday, the 50-year-old singer revealed she battled drug addiction from the age of 45.

“I’ve come a long way,” she shared. “I was not happy. The battle in the addiction, for me, started at 45 years old. It wasn’t like it was all my life.”

“I’m proud of it,” she continued. “I’ve really come a long way. I have a therapist and she, ‘You are a miracle. You really are.’ She’s like, ‘I don’t know how you’re still alive.'”

Presley continued on, tell Today’s Jenna Bush Hager that they are “not perfect” — but it is “what you do after you learn from your mistakes.

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“And then you try to help others”, she added.

A little bit of (emotional) insight on the recording of the song. Enjoy!

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Later in the interview, Presley also shared details about the latest album she co-produced, “Where no one Stands Alone,” that is a tribute to her late father, Elvis.

The album features the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll’s favorite Gospel songs, including a duet from the father-daughter duo.

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“He was just having fun. He would break in Gospel music when and where he was, at any time,” Presley explained. “It is what moved him.”

“This particular record and this song is definitely [bring back memories] for me and brings me closer to [him],” she added. “It kind of grounded me in the middle of the never-ending tidal wave. It kind of came down and grabbed me, really.”

Presley admitted that she got emotional recording the title, and revealed what they would like to say that her father today if he were still alive.

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“I think I’ve already said,” Help me, ” she said, letting out a laugh. “I think I would just want to know that he is there. And it would be, pretty much, ” Yes, I can use your help now.'”

This past August marked the 40th anniversary of the cultural icon died. Hear how his daughter, and the rest of his family, to pay homage to him at Graceland.

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