Priscilla Presley Will ‘Trust’ Riley Keough to Run Graceland

Priscilla Presley Will Trust Riley Keough to Run Graceland
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Priscilla Presley thinks granddaughter Riley Keough is up for the duty of managing Elvis Presley’s Graceland property.

“I believe Riley might be nice,” Priscilla stated in an interview for TalkTV’s Piers Morgan Uncensored, which aired on Thursday, November 2. “She has requested me a couple of issues about what to do and we’ll speak about, like, I need to assist her with Graceland. I imply, she has her personal profession as nicely and [is] doing so nicely.”

Keough, 34, was named the only real trustee of late mom Lisa Marie Presley’s property — which incorporates the enduring house of the King of Rock and Roll — after her surprising demise in January at age 54. (It was revealed in July that Lisa Marie died from the results of a small bowel obstruction that developed after gastric bypass surgical procedure.)

After Lisa Marie’s demise, Priscilla contested her daughter’s will and claimed {that a} 2016 modification changing her because the trustee was solid. Priscilla additional alleged that she was by no means knowledgeable of the change that put Riley and her late brother, Benjamin Keough, answerable for the property. (Benjamin died by suicide in 2020 at age 27.)

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Priscilla and Riley agreed to settle their authorized dispute in Could, with Priscilla receiving a one-time sum of $1 million. Lisa Marie’s 15-year-old twin daughters, Finley and Harper, have been additionally named sub-trustees.

Whereas Priscilla and her granddaughter have been seemingly at odds over their household’s legacy, Priscilla defined that she and Riley had “all the time been shut” and “gotten alongside” whereas making an attempt to determine Lisa Marie’s will.

“She’s acquired an important head on her shoulders,” Priscilla stated on Thursday. “We’ve had many talks. I belief her, I consider she’s able to taking over some, particularly some issues at Graceland, when we have now to be there in particular person and collectively — or simply her.”

Riley, for her half, shared comparable sentiments about how tough it was to navigate her household’s scenario.

“When my mother handed, there was a whole lot of chaos in each side of our lives. Every part felt just like the carpet had been ripped out and the ground had melted from underneath us,” she advised Self-importance Honest in an interview printed 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 small print of the scenario, as a result of it’s sophisticated.”

The Daisy Jones & The Six star famous that there’s “an enormous enterprise aspect” with regards to the Presley legacy and he or she understood why Priscilla cared a lot.

“On the finish of the day, all she needs is to like and defend Graceland and the Presley household and the legacy,” Riley stated of her grandmother. “That’s her entire 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 concept from the beginning.”