How bad was Lisa Marie Presley really before her death? Mother Priscilla Presley has now revealed new details through tears.
In a new TV interview, Priscilla Presley (78) spoke tearfully about the unexpected death of her daughter Lisa Marie Presley (1968-2023) in January 2023 and revealed that the 54-year-old had previously struggled with mental problems. The reason was primarily the death of Lisa Marie’s son Benjamin Keough (1992-2020), who committed suicide in 2020.
“Losing Ben was the hardest thing for her”
“Losing Ben was the hardest thing for her, he took his own life, he was the love of her life,” says Priscilla Presley in a preview of the show “Talk TV” with Piers Morgan (58). Priscilla Presley said she “loved” her son and would have done anything for him.
Accordingly, Lisa Marie said to her months after his death: “Mom, I don’t know, I don’t know if I want to be here.” She believes her daughter was “suicidal” shortly before her death.
Losing her own daughter at the beginning of the year was “unbearable” for Priscilla Presley: “I lost my mother, my grandson and my daughter.” Lisa Marie Presley suffered cardiac arrest in January as a result of an intestinal blockage following a weight-loss procedure the year before.
Priscilla Presley shortly before Lisa Marie’s death: “I knew something was wrong”
Just a few days earlier on January 10th, the singer attended the Golden Globe Awards with her mother, at the awards ceremony Austin Butler (32) was named best actor for his role as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” in the biopic “Elvis”. awarded in a drama. “I knew something was wrong,” Priscilly Presley recalls today. In her opinion, her daughter did not look good. “She looked very frail” and complained of stomach pain.
After the event, the two hugged again “and she went her way and I went my way and that hug was the last hug I gave her,” said Presley. Two days later, she received a call from Lisa Marie’s ex-husband Danny Keough (58) that her daughter was in the hospital. “I got in the car straight away, but she was already gone. I still can’t believe it. I wouldn’t wish that on any mother.”
Lisa Marie Presley buried at Graceland
Lisa Marie Presley died on January 12th at the age of 54. She was buried on January 23rd at the legendary family estate Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Relatives, friends and hundreds of fans gathered for a public memorial service full of emotional moments.
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