Lisa Marie Presley’s last social media submit noticed the singer open up about residing with “grief” and feeling “destroyed” following the demise of her son.
The one little one of Elvis and Priscilla Presley died within the hospital Thursday after struggling a cardiac arrest at her residence in Calabasas, California. She was 54.
And in her last Instagram submit earlier than her demise, the “Lights Out” singer talked about life after her son Benjamin Keough’s tragic demise.
Keough died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the age of 27 on July 12, 2020, at his residence in Calabasas, Calif.
Marking “Nationwide Grief Consciousness Day” in August, the singer wrote an essay for Individuals journal in regards to the overwhelming grief she continues to really feel over her son’s sudden demise.
“In the present day is Nationwide Grief Consciousness Day, and since I’ve been residing within the horrific actuality of its unrelenting grips since my son’s demise two years in the past, I believed I’d share just a few issues to pay attention to in regard to grief for anybody who’s ,” she wrote to her 583,000 followers. “If to not assist your self however possibly to assist one other who’s grieving.”
Presley stated she discovered that “grief doesn’t cease or go away in any sense.”
Lisa Presley talked about life after her son Benjamin Keough’s (second to proper) tragic demise in her final Instagram submit.Getty Photos
“Grief is one thing you’ll have to carry with you for the remainder of your life, regardless of what sure individuals or our tradition desires us to imagine. You don’t ‘recover from it,’ you don’t ‘transfer on,’ interval.”
She admitted to feeling “judged and blamed” for her son’s demise.
“I already battle with and beat myself up tirelessly and chronically, blaming myself each single day and that’s exhausting sufficient to now dwell with, however others will choose and blame you too, even secretly or behind your again which is much more merciless and painful on high of every thing else,” she wrote.
Lisa Presley stated she felt “judged and blamed” for her son Benjamin Keough’s demise.Getty Photos for Icelandic Glaci
Presley additionally shared daughter Riley Keough with ex-husband Danny Keough. She shared her 13-year-old twin daughters Finley Aaron Love and Harper Vivienne Anne with ex-husband Michael Lockwood.
Presley stated the lives of her three daughters, along with hers, have been “utterly detonated and destroyed” by Benjamin’s demise.
“Nothing, completely NOTHING takes away the ache, however discovering assist can generally assist you really feel a bit bit much less alone,” she wrote.
Elvis Presley poses with spouse Priscilla and their daughter Lisa Marie in a room at Baptist hospital in Memphis, Tenn., on Feb. 5, 1968.
Lisa Marie Presley is held by mom Priscilla Presley, as Elvis Presley can be noticed within the picture.
“It’s an actual option to maintain going, one which I’ve to make each single day and one that’s always difficult to say the least… However I maintain going for my women,” she added.
The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Workplace dominated Benjamin’s demise a suicide.
Three months after his passing, Benjamin was laid to relaxation at Graceland beside his grandfather and a number of other different relations.
In case you are combating suicidal ideas or are experiencing a psychological well being disaster and dwell in New York Metropolis, you possibly can name 1-888-NYC-WELL without spending a dime and confidential disaster counseling. In the event you dwell exterior the 5 boroughs, you possibly can dial the 24/7 Nationwide Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or go to SuicidePreventionLifeline.org.