Benjamin Storm Keough, the grandson of Elvis Presley, died by suicide on July 12, 2020, as first reported by TMZ. He was 27.
Legislation enforcement sources instructed the information outlet that Keough appeared to have died Sunday in Calabasas, California, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Keough, alongside along with his sister, Danielle Riley Keough, 31, are the kids of Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis’s solely daughter, and her first husband, Danny Keough. A guitar participant from Chicago who performed bass in Presley’s band.
Danny and Presley married on October 3, 1988 on the Superstar Heart Worldwide of the Church of Scientology in West Hollywood. Her mom, Priscilla Presley, launched the next official assertion following her daughter’s nuptials:
“Lisa, 20, married musician Daniel Keough, 23, her boyfriend for the previous three years. I’m thrilled for Lisa Marie. Danny is a good man, and I couldn’t be happier for the 2 of them. The couple might be honeymooning for the subsequent three months at an undisclosed location.”
Keough & Presley Divorced in 1994
Pressley went on to marry three and get divorced three extra occasions after separating from Danny. First, she wed Michael Jackson, a mere 20 days after her divorce was finalized. In 2002, she tied the knot with actor Nicholas Cage after assembly him at Johnny Ramone’s celebration. They had been married for 108 days.
Presley’s third marriage was to guitarist Michael Lockwood in 2006. Collectively, they welcomed twin daughters, Harper and Finley, 11. After a decade of marriage, Presley and Lockwood divorced in 2016.
Keough Was the Finest Man at Presley’s Third Wedding ceremony to Michael Lockwood
Publish-divorce, Presley and Danny remained extremely shut regardless of their divorce, and he even served as the perfect man at his ex-wife’s third wedding ceremony to Lockwood. Presley instructed Rolling Stone of Danny, “He’s my very best good friend on this planet. The neatest factor I’ve ever completed is have kids with this man as a result of I knew that is the one man I may very well be linked to for the remainder of my life.”
Whereas their son Keough remained a non-public determine, daughter Danielle, who goes by her center identify, Riley, opened up about what it was like rising up with Presley and Danny as mother and father. The Logan Fortunate actress instructed The Guardian in 2017, “I grew up very privileged with my mom, however my dad didn’t dwell like that. And I feel experiencing each side has been useful. My father had mattresses on the ground of his flats. He lived in cabins and trailer parks. He simply didn’t have a lot cash.”
Riley mentioned of her recollections of rising up with a dad like Danny had been “so colourful and eccentric and enjoyable. It was a superb vibe, you already know? After I was like eight I instructed him, ‘I wish to develop up and be poor such as you!’ He was consuming a bowl of cereal. I didn’t notice how wildly offensive that was!”
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