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Priscilla Presley Holds Head High At First Public Appearance Since Lisa Marie's Death

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By MLC on March 11, 2023 at 2:00 AM EST

Priscilla Presley may still be mourning the death of her only daughter, but the widow of Elvis Presley is holding her head high.

On Tuesday, March 7th, Priscilla made her first red carpet appearance since Lisa Marie Presley tragically passed in early January.

She suffered cardiac arrest on Thursday, January 12th, at her Calabasas home.

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Priscilla Presley Makes First Public Appearance Since Lisa's Death

Three Generations of Presleys will Jointly put their HANDPRINTS IN CEMENT to Celebrate the All-New Film Elvis

LMP was rushed to the West Hills Hospital and Medical Center. Prior to her hospital transportation, emergency personnel performed CPR on her and administered epinephrine.

Family sources confirmed the death of Elvis Presley’s only child. She was pronounced dead at the L.A. area hospital where she was transported, according to reports.

"It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us," Priscilla confirmed in a statement to PEOPLE.

Priscilla attended the screening of “Agent Elvis” in Hollywood.

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She also has a role voicing herself in the upcoming Netflix animated series. It will hit the streaming platform on March 17th.

On the front, she appears calm, cool and collected; however, behind the scenes she is reportedly not talking to her granddaughter Riley Keough.

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Priscilla & Riley Keough Are Not On Speaking Terms

Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough, Finley Aaron Love Lockwood at the Handprint Ceremony Honoring Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley And Riley Keough

The Blast reported in February that Priscilla and Riley are waiting for their day in court over LMP’s estate.

Priscilla filed a suit to contest the deceased singer-songwriter’s will, which named Riley as trustee and removed Priscilla.

It is alleged that the duo has only been communicating via their lawyers.

Riley is reportedly “heartbroken that this has turned into a public matter.”

Amid the heated legal battle, several people have come forward to back up Lisa’s decision to leave control of her estate to Riley.

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Riley Is "Heartbroken" Their Legal Battle Has Become Public

Late Lisa Marie Presley and daughter, Riley Keough

A source revealed to Entertainment Tonight that the strained relationship between Priscilla and Riley was brought on by Priscilla’s decision to challenge the legality of her deceased daughter’s will by insinuating Lisa’s signature on a 2016 amendment was “inconsistent.”

“Riley has been mourning the loss of her mother and is heartbroken to have to deal with a trust dispute with a family member,” the source said.

They added, “Priscilla is adamant that she has a valid case and that she will prevail in court. Riley and Priscilla aren’t communicating at this time, but have been in communication through lawyers.”

It was reported that Riley “would prefer to settle this dispute privately,” as she feels her mother would be disappointed with the current situation.

Riley Keough shares last photo of her mom, Lisa Marie Presley.
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The insider also shared that Riley is “very stressed” as she gets prepared for a long battle in court. However, amid all this, she is “trying to keep a positive attitude,” hoping that the decision will ultimately swing in her favor.

Riley gave birth to her first child days after her mother passed.

She and Ben Smith-Petersen, whom both star in “Daisy Jones & The Six,” welcomed a baby girl in January.

Ben announced the arrival of their daughter at Lisa Marie’s memorial service.

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