HomeViralRiley Keough Blocks Grandmother Priscilla Presley from Graceland
Riley Keough Blocks Grandmother Priscilla Presley from Graceland
March 14, 2023
Riley Keough excluded his grandmother Priscilla Presley to access certain areas of the Graceland estate.
Although it is unclear why he took action, it was after Priscilla filed a petition to question the authenticity and validity of the will left behind by her daughter Lisa Marie Presley.
Lisa Marie’s will, reportedly worth $35 million, names daughter Riley and late son Benjamin as sole executors of the singer’s estate.
Amid the drama, Lisa Marie’s ex, Michael Lockwood, asked the court to allow him to represent their daughters in any hearings related to the will.
Read on to learn more.
Riley Keough Bans Priscilla Presley from Graceland
according to a report from Radar OnlinePriscilla was considered persona non grata at the Graceland estate. Sources told the publication that her granddaughter, Riley Keough, “changed the locks on the upstairs doors and in the archives” during a trip to Memphis, preventing the 77-year-old from accessing areas she previously had keys to.
Although neither couple has commented on the matter, it is believed that their ongoing feud played a part.
The pair have been at loggerheads since Elvis’ ex-wife challenged her daughter Lisa Marie’s will, which names Riley and her late brother Benjamin Keough as co-trustees of the singer’s $35 million estate.
Since Benjamin committed suicide in 2020, Riley will assume the role of sole executor of the will pending the outcome of the court proceedings.
Lisa Marie Presley wants to represent their ex-twin
Shortly after Lisa Marie’s death in January, Priscilla filed suit to challenge the “authenticity and validity” of a 2016 amendment to the will that removed her as one of the trustees of her estate.
In the filing, Priscilla claimed that Lisa Marie’s signature on the document “appears inconsistent. “He further claimed that Lisa Marie’s name was misspelled on the paper and it was never given to him as requested or notarized.
Amid the drama, Lisa Marie’s ex, Lockwood, asked the court to appoint him guardian over his 14-year-old daughters Harper and Finley, whom he shares with the late singer. Page six.
The 61-year-old guitarist and the “Where No One Stands” hunk were married for a decade before splitting in 2016.
If Lockwood’s motion is approved, he will be authorized to represent his daughters at a later hearing on his wife’s trust and during the legal case.
Lisa Maire Presley “estranged from Priscilla”
It was previously reported that Lisa Marie has been at odds with her ex since their breakup. The late singer also reportedly did not speak to her mother before her death.
“Lisa (Marie) wanted nothing to do with her mother,” a source shared. – In the last seven or eight years, he has basically become estranged from Priscilla. They only spoke when there was no chance.”
Another source said People, “Lisa really didn’t feel like Priscilla was doing anything for her and she wasn’t going to stay quiet when she was being taken advantage of.”
A third claimed that Lisa Marie decided to leave her fortune to Riley, as Elvis Presley wanted.
“We just want to think about what Lisa would have wanted and what’s best for Elvis. There was never any doubt that she was Riley,” the insider claimed in the lawsuit Fun tonight.
Riley Keough ‘heartbroken’ over issues with Priscilla Presley
Since Priscilla’s petition, she and her grandson have only communicated through their lawyers. An insider shared that the ordeal left Riley “heartbroken” and that she would “prefer to resolve this dispute privately” rather than a protracted court case.
“He’s heartbroken that this has become public knowledge, and he knows his mother would never want that,” the source said, according to the publication.
Riley reportedly felt “very stressed” about the feud with Priscilla, but worked to “maintain a positive attitude” in the hope that the provisions of the will would not be overturned.
The cause of Lisa Marie’s death has not yet been determined. He was buried at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, TN next to his beloved son Benjamin.