Priscilla Presley has reportedly denied that she is fighting Riley Keough’s granddaughter over the will of her late daughter, Lisa Marie.
according to woman The 77-year-old ex-wife of Elvis Presley told the Newcastle audience during her UK tour that her grandchildren are “fine.”
Speaking onstage, “Evening with Priscilla Presley” host told Edith Bowman that the rumors “came out of (hometown) Memphis” but were “not true”.
Sadly, Lisa Marie passed away in January of a heart attack at the age of 54.
The row arose with 33-year-old Priscilla of Keough and her brother Benjamin — grandchildren of the late Elvis Presley and sons of the late Lisa Marie Presley — who were appointed as trustees of Lisa Marie’s estate in 2016, after she was her sole guardian. years.
NEWS: Priscilla Presley, 77, has denied she’s fighting granddaughter Riley Keough, 33, over the will of her late daughter Lisa Marie (pictured in 2022)
Family: Elvis Presley’s ex-wife told the Newcastle audience during her UK tour that her grandchildren are doing well (Priscilla and Riley pictured together in 2016)
Two weeks after the death of Lisa Marie (center) in January, Priscilla (left) filed papers challenging a 2016 amendment to her daughter’s will that removed Barry Siegel, the former business manager for Priscilla and Lisa Marie, as co-custodians and named Riley ( right) and her brother, Benjamin Keogh, as the new co-secretaries
Benjamin dies by suicide in 2020, meaning that the fortune now belongs to Kyo. Priscilla opposes the 2016 amendment and questioned the validity of her late daughter’s signatures on the document.
Lisa Marie’s half-brother, Navarone Garcia, 36, confirmed that his mother, Priscilla, and niece, Riley, went out to dinner to try to reconnect.
And when asked directly on Instagram if the couple were talking, he insisted: “Yeah, they’re doing fine.” No hostility, we went to dinner, everything went well, everything is fine.
The family feud continued in a Los Angeles court when Lisa Marie’s ex-husband Michael Lockwood, 61, was awarded full custody of their twin daughters Harper and Finlay, 14, in the wake of her death.
Lockwood had been in a contentious seven-year custody battle with Lisa Marie, who had Riley on her side, because she was upset that she was wasting time with her half-sisters.
Priscilla has been receptive to Lockwood amid recent developments as she seeks to be “part of her grandkids’ lives,” a source said. the people Last month.
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.
Mother and daughter are sure to attend the awards ceremony in support of Baz Luhrmann’s acclaimed biopic Elvis (2022) which starred Austin Butler as the legendary King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.
Close knit: Lisa Marie’s half-brother Navarone Garcia, 36, confirmed that his mom Priscilla and niece Riley went out to dinner in an effort to reconnect (Priscilla and Navarone were photographed together in 2015)
SUPPORTIVE: Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley attended the 80th Golden Globes two days before her death, in a performance in support of the acclaimed Elvis biopic (2022), its director and co-writer Baz Luhrmann, and star Austin Butler, who played Elvis Presley
As she walked the event’s red carpet, Lisa Marie looked frail and fragile, leading her to lean on longtime family friend Jerry Schilling, now 81.
While being interviewed by Billy Bush for Extra, she linked her arms to Schilling, telling him, “I’m going to snap your arm.”
Both ladies were very open and honest in praising Luhrmann’s biopic, which focused on Elvis’ 20-year relationship with his manager, Col. Tom Parker, and Butler’s performance as Elvis.
10 days after her death, hundreds of people attended a public memorial at Graceland in Memphis on January 22, and more than 1.5 million people watched the service via live stream as well.