Lisa Marie Presley in her own words: ‘It’s a blessing and a curse,’ she said of her legendary father, Elvis, in 2012 interview

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

“I suck at math!” Those are surely not the words Lisa Marie Presley will be most remembered for uttering. But they were the most disarming ones she said to me during our in-depth 2012 interview. She was more guarded during our first interview in 2003, which coincided with the release of her debut album. Presley, who died Thursday at the age of 54, had inherited the fortune of Elvis Presley, her late father, when she turned 30 in 1998. To hear a multimillionaire admit she had no skill with numbers was endearing. She was also candid about growing up in the shadow of her late father, who died in …

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