Lisa Marie Presley reportedly relapsed on opioids before she died
Late Lisa Marie Presley she reportedly started taking opioids again before her appearance at the Golden Globes.
The daughter of the late singer Elvis Presley was also given diet pills to look her best at the ‘Elvis’ awards ceremony.
Lisa Marie went into cardiac arrest after the ceremony and was taken to hospital where she died. After his death, his mother, Priscilla Presley, challenged his will, which made his eldest daughter, Riley Keough, and his late son, Benjamin Keough, successor trustees.
Read on to learn more.
Lisa Marie Presley reportedly lost 50 LBS and started using opioids again
Recent reports have revealed that Lisa Marie has been actively trying to lose weight ahead of the award ceremony for which the movie ‘Elvis’ was nominated.
Sources, per TMZ, shared that she underwent plastic surgery and lost about 40-50 pounds to achieve her desire to look good at award shows. At the same time, Lisa Marie reportedly also returned to taking opioids, which she had struggled with for years.
There were signs that the 54-year-old was not exactly well during her Golden Globes performance. As she walked the red carpet, she looked unsteady on her feet and at one point needed the support of friend Jerry Schilling, 80, to keep her balance, as seen in a video.
She was also spotted slurring her words while speaking to the press about her ‘Elvis’ co-star Austin Butler.
The Baz Luhrmann-directed film, which centers on Lisa Marie’s father, won Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for Butler.
Death of Lisa Marie Presley
Days after the awards show, Lisa Marie went into cardiac arrest at her home in Calabasas, California. Grayling TMZ, the late music icon’s daughter complained of an upset stomach on the morning of Thursday, January 12.
He was later found unresponsive and taken to the hospital. However, despite the measures taken, it did not succeed. His cause of death has not yet been determined, but will be known when his toxicology results come back.
Following her death, Lisa Marie’s mother, Priscilla, released a statement mourning her daughter’s death. He wrote at the time: “It is with a heavy heart that I have to share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us. She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known.”
Other celebrities, including Billy Idol, Sean Lennon and Taryll Jackson, who knew Lisa Marie, also sent their condolences.
Lisa Marie Presley shared a post about grieving before her death
Lisa Marie’s last Instagram post was about her late son Benjamin, whom she shared with estranged husband Danny Keough.
At the time, she talked about how to deal with the death of her son, who committed suicide in 2020, and shared a picture of an opera she wrote for. People magazine for the National Day of Mourning.
“Since my son’s death two years ago, I’ve been living in the horrible reality of unrelenting grip, so I thought I’d share some things to be aware of about grief with anyone who cares,” the emotional post read. August 30, 2022
She added: “It is a real choice to continue, one that I have to make every single day and one that is a constant challenge to say the least… But I will continue for my daughters. I continue because my son made it very clear in his last moments that caring for his sisters and looking after them was at the forefront of his concerns and mind.”
Priscilla Presley disputes her daughter’s will
In the wake of Lisa Marie’s death, a huge in-house fight began within the family over the direction of her will. While the document named Lisa Marie’s eldest daughter Riley and late son Benjamin as heirs under an “alleged 2016 amendment,” Priscilla recently filed a lawsuit to challenge the document’s “authenticity and validity.”
The businesswoman was previously executor of the will alongside Lisa Marie’s former business manager, Barry Siegel. In those documents which are exclusively a The explosionPriscilla claims that Lisa Marie’s name was misspelled and that her daughter’s signature on the 2016 papers “does not appear to be consistent with her usual and customary signature.”