Lisa Marie Presley and Benjamin Keough

Instagram

On Sunday, July 12th, Benjamin Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley and grandson of the "The King" Elvis Presley, dies at the age of 27, due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


According to PEOPLE, the country star and mother is "beyond devastated" over the death of her only son, Benjamin Keough, whom she had a close connection with. The star's rep goes on to the tell the publication more about Presley's reaction:

"She is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated but trying to stay strong for her 11-year-old twins and her oldest daughter Riley. She adored that boy. He was the love of her life."

Remembering Benjamin Keough

Back in 2012, Presley proudly told CMT that all of her children embodied a bit of her late father, Elvis Presley. She went on to say that her son Benjamin, however, was the one who looked most like him. Presley shared:

"He was at the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage! Everybody turned around and looked when he was over there. Everybody was grabbing him for a photo because it is just uncanny. Sometimes I am overwhelmed when I look at him."

Our thoughts and consolations are with the Presley family during this difficult time, as they grieve the loss of brother, son, and friend, Benjamin Keough.

BECOME
AN INSIDER!
By clicking "Subscribe", you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Joseph Poliquin Spills On Working With Tom Hanks & Joseph-Gordon Levitt On His Debut Films | CPTV

Here's what Joseph and Tom taught the rising star behind the scenes!

KEEP READING Show less
Ranking The Best Star Wars Characters | Celebrity Page

Disney+ will be premiering a LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special to kick off the festive holiday celebration, according to a Twitter exclusive.

KEEP READING Show less

Singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran is reportedly expecting a baby with his spouse Cherry! The two were childhood friends and have lived a fairytale love story, and now they are getting and extra addition of happiness.

KEEP READING Show less