Riley Keough Seen Looking Downcast With Ben Smith Amid Feud With Priscilla Presley

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Riley Keough
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It's no secret that legal battles take their toll on one's mental and physical health. It's even worse if it's a situation that could have been completely avoided. Riley Keough is currently in one with her grandmother, who decided to contest the contents of her late daughter's will. Trust us when we say this actress is currently going through it!

Keep reading for the juicy details.

Out And About

The 33-year-old was spotted out in town with her husband, Ben Smith, as they ran a few errands against the weekend on Thursday. She looked downcast as she walked closely behind her partner, holding a bottle of green juice.

Looking Good Is A Good Business

Riley Keough
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Keough still served her A game as per her fit for the outing. She kept it edgy in an all-black ensemble which included a puffer jacket, loose-fitting pants, and a matching tote bag. The actress kept her brown tresses in a rough middle part and rounded up with nude shades and white sneakers.

Ben Smith

Riley Keough, Ben Smith
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Her partner kept it very casual in jeans and a matching jean jacket over a white tee. He added a little edginess with bold black shades and pair of sneakers.

Growing Stronger

Riley Keough
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The pair have been married since 2015 and welcomed their first child together last year.

Legal Battle With Priscilla Presley

The new mom is currently neck-deep in a fierce inheritance battle with her grandmother, Priscilla Presley.

Priscilla Presley In Court

The 77-year-old is contending the contents of the will, which has now ousted her as a trustee and replaced her with Riley and Benjamin Keough (who unfortunately passed away in 2020).

Priscilla's Claims

Lisa and Priscilla Presley
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She's claiming that the document which was amended in 2016 contained several inconsistencies, especially with the late Lisa Marie's signature and name.

Riley And Priscilla Have Stopped Talking

A source revealed to news outlets that both parties have stopped communicating with each other following the wake of the case and now choose to talk through their individual lawyers.

"Riley and Priscilla aren't communicating at this time, but have been in communication through lawyers."

Riley Is Heartbroken Over The Case

Lisa, Priscilla and Riley
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The source continued that Keough is distraught over the dispute, especially now that it involves family member.

Riley Wants To Approach Things Differently, But...

Keough reportedly wants to settle the dispute away from the public eye and outside the court, but Priscilla is adamant that she has a valid case and she'll emerge victorious in court.

"She is heartbroken that this has turned into a public matter and knows her mother would never want this."

Keough Is Trying To Stay Positive

Riley Keough
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It's a difficult time for the actress who's had to bury her mother and brother within the last three years. She's stressed but tries to remain in good spirits through it all.

Skipping Her New Movie Premiere

Aside from appearing downcast, the actress also missed the UK premiere of her new movie due to the ongoing case.

"No one really thought Riley would be involved in the screen and Q&A, given everything she has been through over recent weeks, but her absence was noticeable..." a source revealed to Daily Mirror

Supportive Co-Stars

As much as it felt weird that Keough who's the lead actress wasn't present, her co-star Camilla Morrone stepped up during the discussion and answered questions beautifully.

Fear Of Missing Out

Back in L.A., Keough held it down with the fans on Instagram as she told her followers she had a fear of missing out following Suki Waterhouse and Morrone's promo trip to London for Daisy Jones & The Six, which is expected to be in theatres by March.

Riley And Graceland

The expansive 23-bedroom mansion Elvis Presley left behind for Lisa Marie after his death in 1977 now belongs to Riley and her two younger siblings following their mom's passing.

The estate is also the final resting place of Benjamin Keough, their mother, grandfather, and great-grandparents.

Lisa Marie's Inheritance

Elvis Presley

No one knows how much is left of the $100 million inheritance Elvis left behind for Lisa Marie, as it was reported Lisa Marie got into some heavy debts while she was alive.

Lisa And Priscilla Presley's Relationship

Lisa Marie Presley
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Although she was beside her deathbed, Lisa and Priscilla's relationship was not the typical mother-and-daughter relationship. Sources claimed they'd been estranged for eight years before Lisa's death.

Lisa Marie's Death

The singer/songwriter died of cardiac arrest in her Calabasas mansion two days after she attended the Golden Globes in support of the cast and crew of Elvis.

Lisa Marie's Addiction

Lisa Marie and Priscilla
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Lisa Marie reportedly lost 40-50 kg before her death and has relapsed back to taking Opioids and harmful substances.

Fans spotted her looking frail on the Golden Globes red carpet, and constantly grabbing at people for support.