Lisa Marie Presley’s half-brother Navarone Garibaldi reflects on her ‘surreal’ death
Lisa Marie Presley’s half-brother Navarone Garibaldi displays on her ‘surreal’ demise
Lisa Marie Presley‘s half-brother Navarone Garibaldi mirrored on her “surreal” demise in an emotional new interview revealed on Wednesday marking the star’s fifty fifth birthday.
Garibaldi 35 – the son of Priscilla Presley77, and her former companion and ex, producer Marco Garibaldi – 68, additionally praised Lisa Marie’s daughter Riley Keough, 33, for caring for her twin sisters Harper and Finley, 14, in an interview with People.
The interview comes 20 days after Presley’s tragic death on 12 aged 54 after struggling cardiac arrest at house and being rushed to a hospital following CPR.
He mentioned of her shock, “It is nonetheless so surreal,” earlier than including that he needed to do the interview as a result of “folks find out about me, however they do not know me” — days after he attended a Jan. 22 Presley’s memorial service at Graceland.
Garibaldi additionally mentioned he and Presley grew aside within the years main as much as her demise.
Devastating: Lisa Marie Presley’s half-brother Navarone Garibaldi mirrored on her ‘surreal’ demise in an emotional new interview launched on Wednesday to mark the star’s fifty fifth birthday (pictured with mom Priscilla Presley in 2015)
The interview additionally comes as Priscilla challenges a revision of her 2016 will that removes her and Lisa’s former government Barry Siegel as her trusted managers, changing them with Riley.
Whereas Garibaldi didn’t touch upon the authorized transfer, he did reveal that he was near Riley, saying, “Riley was so good with the twins.”
Presley shared Harper and Finley with ex-husband Michael Lockwood, with whom she was concerned in a bitter custody battle.
Garibaldi additionally mirrored on his personal struggles with drug dependancy — after it was revealed it was Presley ‘back on opioids and weight Lack of Medicines’ earlier than her tragic demise.
He mentioned he began utilizing heroin as a youngster earlier than changing into hooked on fentanyl.
He mentioned; “I used to be beneath the impression I used to be on heroin, however then it turned out to be fentanyl. That was an entire completely different beast. I received so hooked I wanted it each 45 minutes.
He received clear in 2020 so he may go to his spouse Elisa in Switzerland and mentioned he detoxed at Priscilla’s home “and within the fetal place” for a month
Final month, Garibaldi took to Instagram with a childhood image of himself courting his sister.
Tragic loss: The interview comes 20 days after Presley’s tragic demise on January 12 on the age of 54 after struggling cardiac arrest at house and having to be rushed to a hospital following CPR (pictured January 10)
Damning court docket paperwork have pitted Priscilla (left) in opposition to her granddaughter Riley Keough (proper), who alleges she was ousted as trustee and an “inconsistent signature” by her daughter Lisa Marie (centre) was used
He was referring to Lisa Marie’s late father, Elvis Presley, who died in 1977 when she was 9; and their late son, Benjamin Keough, who died of suicide in July 2020 on the age of 27.
“Large sister… I hope you might be peaceable and completely happy now together with your father and son by your facet,” Garibaldi mentioned. “I do know the previous few years haven’t been simple for you and I want issues had been completely different between us… by no means thoughts you might be my sister and I ship love and prayers on your journey house.
He completed by saying: “I nonetheless cannot consider this, phrases fail me. I like you sister. Beijos.’
Garibaldi paid tribute to his late half-sister a day after his mom confirmed in a press release that the singer-songwriter had died after being rushed to a hospital following an alleged cardiac arrest.
“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I share the devastating information that my stunning daughter Lisa Marie has handed away,” Priscilla informed Folks. “She was essentially the most passionate, sturdy and loving lady I’ve ever recognized.
“We ask for privateness as we attempt to cope with this profound loss. Thanks for the love and prayers. There might be no additional remark at the moment.’
Daughters: Garibaldi, 35, additionally praised Lisa Marie’s daughter Riley Keough, 33, for taking care of her twin sisters Harper and Finley, 14, in an interview with Folks (pictured)
Put up: Navarone Assist memorial to his late sister a day after her demise aged 54 in an Instagram publish final month
Lisa Marie’s final public look on the Golden Globes was two days earlier than her demise, the place she attended in help of the Baz Luhrmann movie Elvis.
This comes after household sources have claimed Lisa Marie Presley tried it decrease for Elvis awards season and even took opioids within the weeks main as much as her demise.
The star underwent cosmetic surgery two months earlier than the Golden Globes and misplaced as much as 50 kilos as a part of a strict routine, insiders mentioned TMZ.
On the awards ceremony simply days earlier than she died instantly from cardiac arrest at her house in California, the star was noticed slurring her phrases and unsteady on her toes on the crimson carpet.
Within the clip, she turned to boyfriend Jerry Schilling, 80, and mentioned, “I am going to seize your arm” when requested questions forward of the occasion Extra host Billy Bush.
She seemed to be talking slowly and slurring her phrases whereas speaking in regards to the movie’s star Austin Butler and the storms and floods in Southern California.
Lisa Marie beforehand struggled with an opioid dependancy after being given a short-term prescription throughout her restoration after the delivery of her twin daughters, Harper Vivienne and Finley, in 2008.
By 2013, she was a heavy cocaine abuser and entered rehab a minimum of 5 instances.
Lisa Marie was pictured on the Golden Globes on the Beverly Hilton Resort on Tuesday, two days earlier than her demise on the age of 54
Overdoses of opioids are recognized to set off cardiac arrest, and after an prolonged interval of cleaning from an dependancy, the physique’s tolerance to the medication might be a lot decrease.
In the meantime, damning court docket paperwork have pit Priscillain opposition to her granddaughter Riley claimed she was ousted as trustee and used an “inconsistent signature” of her daughter Lisa Marie.
Priscilla filed authorized paperwork to reverse a 2010 modification to Lisa Marie’s belief that eradicated her and her daughter’s former government Barry Siegel as trustees, changing them along with her grandchildren Riley and the late Ben Keough.
Ben Keough dedicated suicide in 2020, which might make Riley the only trustee of Lisa Marie’s property, however Priscilla hopes to invalidate that change.
Priscilla has questioned the validity and authenticity of the modification, alleging that it was by no means served on her, the date on the doc is suspect, the doc misspelled Priscilla’s title, and Lisa Marie’s signature “doesn’t match her customary and customary signature.”
Lisa Marie She reportedly needed her youngsters to have entry to her belief and needed her eldest daughter Riley Keough to handle it, a detailed pal claims.
“Lisa’s intention was very clear,” the pal mentioned whereas talking to her People on Monday. “Lisa actually did not really feel it [mother] Priscilla Presley did every thing of their greatest pursuits.’
DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives of Riley Keough and Priscilla Presley.
She posed along with her mom Priscilla Presley and Elvis star Austin Butler on the occasion