lisa marie oprah Lisa Marie Presley opens up to Oprah about Michael Jackson's death

More than a year after his death, Lisa Marie Presley is speaking candidly about ex-husband Michael Jackson with Oprah Winfrey.

On the talk show host’s Oct. 21 broadcast, Presley described her relationship with the singer as something she didn’t even understand, thought it was “real.”

“He was brought up that way,” Presley says of his media manipulation. “He was conditioned to get himself where he needed to go for his career, and he became very good at making and creating and puppeteering.”

]]>John Travolta, via text message. “I was floored,” she says. “Honestly floored.” Presumably the “floored” is in reference to the actual death, but we think its better applied to the absurdity of someone sharing that kind of news on text. You stay classy, Travolta. Follow Zap2it and MikeyLikesTV on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: Harpo