Priscilla Presley Says She and Riley Keough Were ‘Never’ on Bad Terms

Priscilla Presley and Riley Keough.

Priscilla Presley is clearing the air about the place she and granddaughter Riley Keough stood throughout their authorized dispute for Lisa Marie Presley’s property.

“Riley is now the executor, which must be proper, clearly, being her daughter,” Priscilla, 78, mentioned in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter printed on Wednesday, August 23. “Riley and I are on good phrases. We had been by no means not on good phrases.”

Regardless of the backwards and forwards between Keough, 34, and her grandmother over Lisa Marie’s property, Priscilla shared that she and her granddaughter plan on working collectively as a crew.

“Actually, I’m having dinner with [Riley] tonight. We perceive what must be completed,” Priscilla informed the outlet. “I’m there for her. She is aware of that. She desires me there for her to assist her.”

Us Weekly beforehand confirmed in January that Priscilla — who shared Lisa Marie with ex-husband Elvis Presley — had filed to contest her solely daughter’s will weeks after her loss of life. Priscila claimed that the 2016 modification that changed her because the trustee with Lisa Marie’s eldest youngsters, Riley and the late Benjamin Keough, was not witnessed or notarized. She additionally alleged that wasn’t notified of the court docket adjustments.

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In Could, Us confirmed the duo settled the authorized matter. The 2 ladies had agreed to make Riley the only trustee of Lisa Marie’s property with Riley’s teenage sisters Harper and Finley Lockwood serving as sub-trustees. Priscilla would additionally obtain a one-time lump sum of $1 million from the account.

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Lisa Marie Presley.
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“Riley and Priscilla are at peace of their relationship after the very nerve-racking ordeal over Lisa Marie’s belief and property,” a supply solely informed Us later that month. “There was lots of backwards and forwards, however they reached a center floor that makes them each completely happy.”

Riley, for her half, opened up concerning the problems she and her household confronted after shedding her mom in January. It was revealed in July that Lisa Marie had died of a small bowel obstruction that developed after she had gastric bypass surgical procedure. She was 54 years previous.

“When my mother handed, there was lots of chaos in each facet of our lives. The whole lot felt just like the carpet had been ripped out and the ground had melted from below us,” she mentioned to Vainness Honest in August. “Everybody was in a little bit of a panic to grasp how we transfer ahead, and it simply took a minute to grasp the main points of the state of affairs, as a result of it’s sophisticated.

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Riley additionally famous that she is aware of there’s “an enormous enterprise aspect” for her well-known household and the group wanted “readability” in the course of the household tragedy. The Daisy Jones & the Six star confessed that she and her grandmother had resolved their issues.

“Issues with Grandma shall be completely happy,” Riley informed the outlet. “They’ve by no means not been completely happy.”

Riley additionally shared that she understood how necessary her household’s legacy and iconic Tennessee residence was to Priscilla.

“On the finish of the day, all she desires is to like and defend Graceland and the Presley household and the legacy,” Riley mentioned of her grandmother. “That’s her complete life. So it’s an enormous duty she has tried to tackle. None of that stuff has actually ever been part of our relationship prior. She’s simply been my grandma. … Sharing Graceland with the world was her thought from the beginning.”