Life and death are intimately linked, this is what emerged from Lisa-Marie Presley’s funeral this January 22, 2023 at the legendary Graceland residence where the Elvis icon rests. During the tribute organized for the only daughter of the King who died on January 12, information emerged during one of the speeches in honor of the 54-year-old singer, reports the site. people. This is one of his four children, Riley Keough.
On the microphone, in front of an audience devastated by the sudden disappearance of Lisa-Marie Presley after a cardiac arrest, Ben Smith-Petersen, the husband of Riley Keough, made a big revelation on behalf of his wife. From the Tennessee city of Memphis, where the remains of the Presley family are located, the husband of the granddaughter of the American music legend says that the couple became parents to a daughter when she read a speech written by Riley Keough, sitting in the front row. She is the eldest of Benjamin Keough, who ended his life in 2020, and of twins Finley and Harper (14), whose father is Michael Lockwood.
I am the product of your heart
“I hope you can love my daughter like you loved me, like you loved my brother and my sisters. Thank you for giving me my strength, my heart, my empathy, my courage, my sense of humor, my manners, my character, my quirkiness, my tenacity. I am the product of your heart, my sisters are the product of your heart, my brother is the product of your heart” Ben Smith-Petersen said of his mother-in-law, recounting his wife’s words.
No other details about the baby were revealed during the ceremony. A representative for the actress, however, confirmed the birth of her son in 2022. This announcement comes the day after a particularly touching Instagram post where we see the little one looking with infinite tenderness at her mother.
Riley Keough is the daughter of Lisa-Marie Presley and her first husband, musician Danny Keough. He met stunt double Ben Smith-Petersen on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road in 2012. It wasn’t until the re-shoots in Australia that the co-stars became lovers. “My husband is a beautiful person. He is calm, loyal, strong and sensitive. They are my best friends“, he confided Vogue Australia. They got engaged in 2014 and married in February 2015 in Napa, California.
Source : Pure People