Having a famous father may have its perks. For Lisa Marie Presley, however, it isn’t enough to prevent a difficult financial situation.
As the singer-songwriter made headlines this week after opposing ex-husband Michael Lockwood‘s request for spousal support, court documents are revealing a glimpse into Lisa’s finances or lack thereof.
In official docs obtained by E! News, Elvis Presley‘s daughter claims that she receives monthly income of approximately $100,000 a month from her inheritance.
According to the singer, her business manager did not pay taxes that caused her to have “considerable tax liability outstanding from this income over the last several years.”
She owes the IRS “one and one-half million dollars, and over five million to the Government of the United Kingdom.” In addition, Lisa admits that she owes $250,000 in state taxes and hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional debt.
But in an addition obstacle, Lisa claims in documents that Michael “spent over a million dollars of my separate property funds without my consent.” When she confronted him, Lisa says that her ex-husband “acknowledged that he had spent that amount on my credit cards.”
E! News has reached out to Michael’s attorneys for comment on the court filings.
In an attempt to save money, Lisa says she has not taken vacations or traveled in the last year. She has not flown in any airplane in more than 18 months. Finally, she does not pay rent or a mortgage as she lives in the home of her adult daughter Riley Keough and her husband.
“I cannot recall the last time I spent money on clothes and shoes of any value,” Lisa assured in court documents. The singer ultimately hopes the court will deny Michael’s request for spousal support and attorney’s fees.