It has been almost two weeks since the death of Benjamin Keough, the grandson of Priscilla Presley. Now Elvis Presley's widow has spoken for the first time about the death of the 27-year-old. On her Facebook page, she posted emotional lines explaining how much his family was being killed. In particular, her daughter Lisa Marie Presley, the mother of Benjamin Keough, and his father Danny Keough had a hard time dealing with the loss, the 75-year-old wrote.
"The shock of losing Ben is devastating," the posting said. She is currently experiencing the "darkest days in my family's life". The despair and suffering are clear in her words: "Every day I wake up, I pray that it will get better."
Above all, her daughter's pain worries her. But Benjamin's father Danny was "completely lost". Lisa Marie Presley was married four times, Danny Keough was her first husband, with whom she had children Riley and Benjamin. The couple divorced in 1994.
Priscilla Presley publicly mourns Benjamin Keough
Benjamin Keogh's sister, the actress Riley, was very close to her brother and also suffers enormously from his death, the posting continues. The entire family, including Lisa Marie Presley's eleven-year-old twin daughters Harper and Finley, "loved them dearly". "Rest in peace, Ben. You were loved," finished Priscilla Presley the posting.
A spokeswoman for Lisa Marie Presley had shortly after death The 27-year-old said she was "completely broken, heartbroken and devastated." For her twins and daughter Riley, she is now trying to stay strong, he told the CNN, making it clear: "She adored this boy. He was the love of her life."