Riley Keough pays tribute to her late mother Lisa Marie Presley with a sweet message on Mother’s Day
Riley Keough paid tribute to her late mother Lisa Marie Presley on the first Mother’s Day since her passing on Sunday.
The actress, 33, posted a photo of Lisa Marie and her father, Danny Keough, 58, holding her as a newborn. “Fortunate to have had the best and most loving mommy I could wish for,” the still-grieving star wrote.
Riley’s grandmother, Priscilla Presley, 77, has denied arguing with the actress over the late singer’s estate.
Lisa Marie passed away on January 12 at the age of 54, just days after 31-year-old Austin Butler won the Golden Globe for Best Actor for his portrayal of her father in Elvis.
Like her mother, the Daisy Jones and the Six actress tries to keep her personal life private.
Honor: Riley Keough, 33, honored her late mother Lisa Marie Presley on the first Mother’s Day since her passing, by posting a photo of her mother and father, Danny Keough, 58, holding her as a newborn. “Fortunate to have had the best and most loving mom I could wish for”
It wasn’t until Lisa Marie’s funeral at Graceland that Riley was revealed to be a mother herself.
The confession occurred when War Pony director’s husband, Ben Smith-Peterson, read a statement to his wife during the service.
“I hope I can love my daughter as you loved me, as you loved my brother and my sisters,” she wrote in the eulogy.
“Thank you for giving me strength, my heart, my empathy, my courage, my sense of humor, my manners, my temper, my wildness, my tenacity. I am a product of your heart, my sisters are a product of your heart, my brother is a product of your heart.”
It is not known exactly when the little one was born and what her name is.
Riley and the Australian stuntman have been married since 2015.
They first met on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road in 2012, but didn’t start dating until a year later while reshooting for the apocalyptic thriller.
In an interview with Fashion Australiathe Terminal List actress kept her cards close to the cardigan when she talked about being a new mom.
Denial: Riley’s grandmother, Priscilla Presley, 77, had denied arguing with the actress over Lisa Marie’s estate (pictured in Memphis, TN in June 2022)
New Mom: Riley is a new mom herself. She kept her daughter’s birth a secret until it was revealed in a eulogy she wrote for Lisa Marie’s funeral. “I hope I can love my daughter as you loved me, as you loved my brother and my sisters,” she wrote (Photos in Los Angeles in March)
Amazing: In an interview with Vogue Australia, Riley said of being a mother: ”It’s amazing. “Every day is a new adventure, and it’s incredible. I am very grateful to have this experience” (Pictured in New York in February)
“It’s great,” she said.
“Every day is a new adventure, and it’s incredible. I am very grateful to be able to have this experience.’
Of the joy and sorrow that has taken place over the past year, she said only, “It has been a very crazy year. A lot has happened.’
Riley recently completed her work on the true crime series Under the Bridge, in which she stars as a novelist investigating the gruesome death of a teenage girl.
The show will premiere on Hulu, but no release date has been announced.