Riley Keough breaks silence on mom Lisa Marie Presley’s death

Riley Keough has broken her silence on the untimely death of her mother Lisa Marie Presley.

The actress, 33, posted a photo of herself as a child holding flowers as she watched her mother on Instagram on Friday, a week after Lisa Marie’s death.

She captioned the post with a red heart emoji.

Riley Keough as a child looking at Lisa Marie Presley while holding flowers.
Riley Keough has shared a throwback photo with her late mother, Lisa Marie Presley.

Lisa Marie, the only daughter of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, died on January 12 after suffering cardiac arrest. She was 54 years old.

“It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter, Lisa Marie, has left us,” Priscilla, 77, said in a statement. “She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known.”

Riley Keough and Lisa Marie Presley
Keough was Presley’s oldest daughter.

Earlier today, the “Dallas” actress was pictured rushing to Lisa Marie’s bedside at West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles, where the “Lights Out” singer was in critical condition.

“She is now receiving the best care,” Priscilla told the Post hours before her daughter’s death. “Please keep her and our family in your prayers.”

Lisa Marie was reportedly buried at Graceland’s Meditation Garden ahead of her public memorial service.

Riley Keough and Lisa Marie Presley on a red carpet.
Presley shared Riley with ex-husband Danny Keough.
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Keough had a close relationship with his mother, who frequently posted photos of the “Daisy Jones & The Six” star on Instagram.

In a post on her birthday in February 2021, Lisa Marie wrote: “As every day [sic]I couldn’t have made it without these three by my side,” referring to Keough and her twin daughters, Finley and Harper.

Harper Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough and Finley Lockwood attend a three generation ceremony.
Lisa Marie attended a three-generation ceremony with her daughters and mother, Priscilla Presley, in 2022.

Lisa Marie shared Riley and her son Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide at age 27 in July 2020, with her first husband, Danny Keough. The former couple were married from 1988 to 1994.

She co-parented 14-year-old Finley and Harper with her fourth husband, Michael Lockwood, to whom she was married from 2006 until 2021.

Lisa Marie was also married to Michael Jackson from 1994 to 1996 and Nicolas Cage from 2002 to 2004, although she had no children with the late King of Pop or Oscar-winning actor.

Lisa Marie Presley posing with her three daughters.
Lisa Marie also had twin daughters with ex-husband Michael Lockwood.

Following the death of his ex-wife, Lockwood, 61, released a statement via his attorney saying his “world [had] been turned on his ear.

Meanwhile, Cage, 59, shared he was ‘heartbroken’ but found ‘some comfort in believing [Lisa Marie] is reunited with her son, Benjamin.

Lisa Marie Presley posing with her four children.
Lisa Marie’s son Benjamin died in 2020.

Lisa Marie had been open about the grief she suffered after losing Benjamin to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

She candidly wrote in an August 2022 essay that she “beat [herself] tirelessly and chronically, blaming [herself] every day” for the tragic death of his son.

Lisa Marie Presley hugging Riley Keough from behind.
Lisa Marie frequently shared photos with her eldest daughter on social media.

Riley also spoke of “suffering” as she mourned her late brother.

“I’m generally trying to be grateful for everything right now, trying to operate in love, keeping my heart open, giving and receiving love,” she told InStyle in June 2021.

“And not in a woo-woo way, because I’m definitely having tough days, and all kinds of pain and suffering and all that. But I think when you realize that’s part of it, and you don’t you don’t expect to just feel joy, it’s been a real game-changer for me in finding those times and things to smile for.

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