Riley Keough has mixed feelings amid her legal battle with her grandmother, Priscilla Presley, over the estate of her mother, Lisa Marie Presley.
According to informed sources entertainment tonight“Family drama is the last thing Riley wants to deal with,” and she’s “deeply disturbed by the way things are going.”
In recent reports, Lisa Marie Presley’s ex, Michael Lockwood, was granted custody this week in a brief hearing in Los Angeles family court, officially marking the His seven-year child custody battle with the late singer is over.
That being said, the source added, “she hopes to remain a big part of Harper’s and Finley’s lives.”
Additionally, a second source said, “Riley wishes everything is going well with her family.”
The developments came as Priscilla Presley challenged in court the “authenticity and validity” of Riley’s appointment as Lisa Marie’s trustee, claiming “there are a lot of questions around”.
A source previously told the outlet that Riley and Priscilla have had “a very tense and heartbreaking few weeks” as they mourn the loss of Lisa Marie.
In the process of losing her mother and now being sued by her grandmother, Riley has found solace in the success of her new show, Daisy Jones and the Six.
a source told alien The show “brought a lot of joy into her life during a very difficult time.”
The insider added: “She’s absolutely delighted the audience has responded well and loves a lot about the series. This project is very special to her as it reminds her a lot of her family’s connection to the music industry, and she’s had a lot of fun with it. Every aspect is an ode to her grandfather Elvis. Riley feels deeply about this project and it is an exciting moment to see it come to life.”
For now, the 33-year-old actress is “focusing on her family and work,” the source said. “It’s been a very difficult year for Riley with her mother passing away and working and raising a baby girl. Her husband has been the biggest support system and Riley owes him the world.”
Riley welcomed her first child secretly with husband Ben Smith-Petersen and revealed the news at Lisa Marie’s funeral in January.