Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor share a complicated history.
The actresses first met as classmates in the early 1950s. “I went to MGM when I was around 17, and Liz was there too, but she was already a star,” Debbie told People in 2015. “We went to school together on the lot, when she was in between films. I was just a beginner, and she and I were not in any manner alike, but we got along very well because I was in awe of going to school with Elizabeth Taylor. And if anyone said they weren’t, … read more
Carrie Fisher’s relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, was the stuff of Hollywood legend.
Its own chapter in the proverbial annals of show business lore, thanks largely in part to Fisher’s 1987 novel Postcards From the Edge, mother and daughter gave their devoted fans exactly what they wanted when they appeared in public together, bickering like a Borscht Belt duo in “take my mom, please” fashion.
But though their relationship could rightfully be categorized as turbulent, the thornier aspects … read more
In yet more incredibly sad news to close out the year, Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher’s mother, suffered a stroke at her son Todd’s home yesterday and was rushed to hospital. She passed away at the age of 84, just one day after losing her daughter, Carrie, from a heart attack. Debbie’s son, Todd, spoke to E! and TMZ about his mom and said that she was under a lot of stress from losing Carrie and that she said she wanted wanted to be with her. He told E! “She held it together beautifully, … read more
Debbie Reynolds’ son has concluded that his mother died of “heartache.” Todd Fisher told ABC News that Reynolds collapsed on Wednesday while making funeral arrangements for her daughter, Carrie Fisher, who died one day earlier. “She was very peaceful and quiet,” Todd said. “It happened very gently.”
Todd said his mother, who was 84, regretted not being able to say goodbye to her daughter. Half an hour after saying she wanted to be with Carrie again, Reynolds collapsed at Todd’s home. … read more
Debbie Reynolds is best known as the song-and-dance whiz who dazzled us in “Singin’ on the Rain,” “The Tender Trap” and “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.” The woman never stopped working. New generations were introduced to her through “Will & Grace,” “Halloweentown,” “Behind the Candelabra” and a wealth of other roles.
Reynolds, who died Wednesday at age 84, was also a gossip fixture thanks to her friendship with the high priestess of the tabloids, Elizabeth Taylor. The … read more
Beyond words. After losing both her half sister Carrie Fisher and her stepmom, Debbie Reynolds, Joely Fisher tweeted that she is “inconsolable.” “Some of the magic people have left the tribe…for the moment I am inconsolable…,” Joely, who’s the daughter of Reynolds’ ex-husband Eddie Fisher and Connie Stevens, wrote on Wednesday, December 28. Earlier in the day, amid news that Reynolds had suffered a medical emergency, the Ellen alum, 49, shared two photos of her modern family from the premiere … read more
Debbie Reynolds tragically died of a stroke on Wednesday, December 28 at the age of 84, just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher passed away, but her legend lives on. The iconic Singin In The Rain star was known for much so more than being the Star Wars actresses’ mother, and to remember her Us Weekly has listed 10 thing you may not have known about her. 1. Her career was kick started at 16-years-old when she won the Miss Burbank beauty pageant in California in 1948. She was spotted by Warner … read more
In her day, Debbie Reynolds did it all. Subsequently, her day lasted for decades.
The actress, who became a national treasure as the star of one of the most beloved movies of all time and went on to enjoy a nearly 70-year career in film, television and theater, has died. She was 84. Her son, Todd Fisher, confirmed the news to the Associated Press.
No cause was immediately announced. Reynolds had been hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after reportedly suffering a stroke at Todd’s home, barely a day … read more
Just one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, beloved Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday. She was 84. Todd Fisher, her son, confirmed his mother’s death to Variety.
TMZ reported that Reynolds was hospitalized Wednesday for a medical emergency. She reportedly suffered a stroke at Todd’s Los Angeles home.
“She wanted to be with Carrie,” Todd told Variety. She was born Mary Frances Reynolds on April 1, 1932, in El Paso, Texas. In 1939, her family ― mother Maxine, … read more
As you surely know by now, the world lost a great talent on Tuesday when Carrie Fisher passed away following her heart attack aboard a plane last week.
While several celebrities and fans have taken to Twitter to mourn the late actress, some of Carrie’s fans in Hollywood found the PERFECT way to honor the 60-year-old. After a beloved celeb passes, people in the Los Angeles area quite often flock to the artist’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to pay tribute — but unfortunately, Miz Fisher does … read more
Paul Simon says ex-wife Carrie Fisher “was a special, wonderful girl” and that her death came “too soon.”
The 60-year-old actress, best known for her role as Leia in the Star Wars movies, had last week suffered a cardiac event aboard a plane en route to Los Angeles and was hospitalized. Her daughter and only child Billie Lourd’s rep announced on Tuesday the actress had died.
“Yesterday was a horrible day,” Paul, who was her only husband, wrote on Twitter Wednesday. Carrie was a special, wonderful … read more
Forever in her heart. Debbie Reynolds released a statement thanking fans for their prayers and support following her daughter Carrie Fisher’s death on Tuesday, December 27. “Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter,” Reynolds wrote on Facebook. “I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop. Love Carries Mother.” Reynolds and her then-husband, musician Eddie Fisher, welcomed their daughter … read more
Shortly after the devastating news broke Tuesday morning, Joely Fisher decided to open up to the public about the death of her older half-sister, Carrie Fisher.
“Breaking my silence with a broken heart,” Joely Fisher wrote on Twitter, along with a photo of her and her sister in a happy embrace.
“The Unfathomable loss,” she added. “The earth is off its axis today…how dare you take her away from us?” Tricia Leigh Fisher, Carrie Fisher’s other half-sister, posted a similar message to … read more
Carrie Fisher’s half-sisters Joely and Tricia Fisher have expressed their heartbreak over the Star Wars actress’ death.
The pair took to Twitter on Tuesday, December 27 to share their utter devastation over Carrie’s passing. “Breaking my silence with a broken heart,” Joely, 49, wrote along with a photo of her and her older sister smiling and hugging. “The Unfathomable loss….the earth is off its axis today…how dare you take her away from us.” Tricia, 48, simply wrote: “Heartbroken … read more
Star Wars lost one of its biggest stars Tuesday.
Carrie Fisher, daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds, died days after suffering a heart attack in Los Angeles. As news of the 60-year-old actress’ death spread through Hollywood, tributes came pouring in from many of her Star Wars colleagues and co-stars, including Gwendoline Christie, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas, Peter Mayhew, Lupita Nyong’o and Andy Serkis.
Daisy Ridley shared … read more