Riley Keough has Justin Timberlake in her sights in the singer’s new music video for the single “TKO.”
The actress and granddaughter of Elvis Presley is featured in the singer’s latest music video, playing a love interest who’s making out with him on the couch one second and knocking him out with a frying pan the next. The video goes on to show Riley tying Justin up and putting him in the back of a pickup truck.
The song is about a relationship turned sour (with lyrics like “This ain’t the girl I used to know”), and Riley Keough fits the bill. She’s been accused of being ruthless in her real love life, with rumors this summer that she was dating Robert Pattinson, the ex-boyfriend of her close friend Kristen Stewart.
Reports said that the Twilight actor was spotted with a “mystery woman” that was believed to be Riley Keough.
“They’re inseparable,” a source told the Daily Mail. “Rob loves the fact that Riley is Elvis’s granddaughter – that’s true Rock’n’Roll royalty in his eyes.
“They have a lot in common — they both love LA, London, rock music and table tennis.”
The rumors were never confirmed, but Riley does have a long history with Kristen Stewart. They two appeared together in the 2010 indie film The Runaways, where Kristen played Joan Jett and Riley played Marie Currie, twin sister and recording partner of Runaways singer Cherie Currie.
Though they’ve been friends off-screen, in Hollywood Stewart and Keough are competitors in their field. Riley reportedly tried out for Snow White in the movie Snow White and the Huntsment, but was beaten out by Stewart.
“It’s definitely challenging,” Keough said of competing with Stewart for roles.
Riley Keough has a lot more on her plate than just appearing in music videos with Justin Timberlake. She’s set to star in the Mad Max redux due out in 2014.