Riley Keough: Breaking Her Silence On The Passing Of Her Mother, Lisa Marie Presley

Ashabi Azeez
Riley Keough
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Riley Keough is looking back at her mother-daughter moments with the late Lisa Marie Presley and as the star was recently laid to rest. In her most recent social media upload, the actress broke her silence with a simple but profound post.

Riley Shares A Heartmelting Throwback

The Hollywood royalty displayed a black-and-white snapshot on Instagram of her much younger self sharing an embrace with her mom, Lisa Marie. In the adorable clip, the Mad Max actress looked up at the Dirty Laundry Crooner who looked down at her while wrapping her arms around the young Riley and bearing abraid smile. Riley held on to the bunch of flowers as she posed for the camera. She captioned the snap with a red heart emoji.

Many fans filed to the comment section showing their love in droves. Many put up multiple red heart emojis showing their support as Riley grieved.

Lisa Marie's death Is Announced

On Thursday, January 2, the world was thrown into a mournful mood when late Elvis Presley's widow, Priscilla Presley revealed that their only child together, Lisa Marie had died. She was 54 years old. The 77-year-old penned a statement, "It is with a heavy heart that I must 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." 

Riley Was Close To Her Mom

Riley Keough, Lisa Marie, Harper and Finley
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Riley and Lisa Marie's relationship was close-knit as the latter would often show she was proud of her daughter by sharing photos of her on Instagram. Once in February 2021 post, Lisa Marie gushed over Riley and her twin sisters, Finley and Harper, penning that she could not have made it through the tough times without them by her side. In the last few years, Lisa Marie dealt with a deep trauma after her son, Benjamin Keough died by suicide in 2020.

Lisa Marie's Life As A Family Woman

Riley and Benjamin were Lisa Marie's oldest kids from her marriage to Danny Keough. They were man and wife from 1988 to 1994. The Lights Out crooner shared her twin daughters with former spouse Michael Lockwood. They were man and wife from 2006 to 2021.

Lisa Marie Deeply Inspired Her Oldest Daughter

Riley Keough
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Once in a 2022 interview, Rile pointed out that her mom played a key role as n inspiration to her. She described the music royalty as a "very strong and smart woman." She relayed that she was raised by somebody (Lisa Marie) "who did their own thing and didn't really care what other people thought."

Riley's Career In The Entertainment Sphere

The Presley family has continued to thrive in the spotlight world despite being hit with several tragedies. Riley debuted her acting carer in 2010 as she appeared in the movie, The Runaways. She was 20 at the time. Her movies through the years include Magic Mike, Hold The Dark, The House That Jack Built, and Zola, among others. The 33-year-old who is married to Ben Smith Peterson is the recipient of several award recognitions.