Lisa Marie Presley The only child of icon Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, she trusted her daughter Riley to carry on the family legacy in place of her mother.
On February 1, which would have been Lisa Marie’s 55th birthday, Managing Partner at Elvis Presley Enterprises Joel Weinshanker has revealed the late singer’s last wishes.
Before her death, Jewel claimed that Lisa Marie was “very certain and very direct about who she wanted to inherit.” [left] to.”
“This was always Riley and Ben. There was never a question in her mind that they’d be the judges, that they’d look at it exactly the way I did. Obviously, when Ben walks by, he actually sat down with Riley,” he said during an appearance on “Elvis Radio” on SiriusXM channel.
Priscilla Presley talks about what would have happened on Lisa Marie’s 55th birthday
Even though Riley is a movie star, she’s an award-winning director, she was always interested and always knew that one day, she’d be in charge of [things]. “
After her last death on January 12, Daughters of Lisa Marie A representative for Graceland confirmed with Fox News Digital that Riley, Harper, and Finley will receive Graceland, which is a trust.
“Lisa Marie’s daughters inherit everything,” the actor continued.
Joel has been outspoken about the Presley family and noted that Elvis wanted his only daughter, Lisa Marie, to keep his legacy alive.
He noted that “when Elvis died, he left everything to his little daughter. He did it knowing that she would be the one to keep his legacy.”
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“I can tell you that, without faltering, no matter what was going on in her life, in her career, it was always her to look out for what was best for Elvis… no matter what someone else was trying to do, no matter what individual Another family member [was trying to] an act.”
Meanwhile, Priscilla Presley spoke on her daughter’s birthday and stated that she plans to “keep our family together” as she continues to mourn Lisa Marie.
“Today would have been Lisa’s 55th birthday. I hope to protect my three grandchildren and keep our family together,” she told Fox News Digital in part.
The only child of Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis and Priscilla, he died at the age of 54
Priscilla Presley’s comments come after she filed documents to a dispute over who oversees her late daughter’s estate.
Documents were filed in January in Los Angeles Superior Court challenging the validity of a 2016 amendment to Lisa Marie’s living fund.
Lisa Marie It had previously removed Priscilla and a former business manager as trustees and replaced them with her eldest children, Riley Keough and Benjamin Keough, should she die or become incapacitated.
Lisa Marie’s son, Benjamin Keough, died in 2020.
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Joel added that the reason he talks about the Presley family is, “Sometimes you just have to take a stand.”
“It’s Riley. That’s what Lisa wanted. That makes sense. It always comes down to what’s best for Elvis and that’s how it goes,” he said.
“…I think what we need to do on her birthday is honor her words. Those were her words, not mine, and it’s something we all want to think about moving forward… What we need to do is honor those who honor Elvis, and it was always his daughter Lisa”.
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Fox News Digital has reached out to representatives for Priscilla Presley and Riley Keough for comment.