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
In the wake of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ deaths a rare joint interview with the mother-daughter duo has surfaced, giving an emotional, but heartfelt look at their incredible relationship.
The pair, who died within one day of each other, appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2011 and opened up about their amazing bond, Fisher’s drug and depression demons, and of course the Elizabeth Taylor scandal. Up until their tragic deaths, Fisher passed away on Tuesday, December 27 and Reynolds … 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
A heartfelt farewell. Elton John was in tears during an emotional tribute to his late friend George Michael during a concert in Las Vegas on Wednesday, December 28.
John, 69, played “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” a song that the pair had memorably dueted on in 1991. The singer fought back tears as he told the audience, “I only wish George was here to sing it with me,” the Mirror reports. Sitting at a piano, he sang the 1974 ballad as a large picture of Michael, who died on Christmas Day at the … 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
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
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
Well that settles it. 2016 is the worst. Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, for her memoirs and for her acerbic wit, has passed away aged 60. Carrie suffered a heart attack while on a flight on Friday from London to LA and was rushed to hospital. She was placed in ICU and eventually her condition was upgraded to “stable,” but sadly Carrie passed away today. As USA Today explains, was just on tour promoting her dishy latest book, The Princess Diarist. The actress … read more
Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday, December 27, four days after suffering a heart attack. The Star Wars icon was 60. “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” family spokesman Simon Halls said in a statement to Us Weekly. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
As previously reported, the actress suffered a massive heart attack … read more
Hollywood glamour queen Zsa Zsa Gabor, 99, died of a heart attack today. She was the original Kim Kardashian — known more for her real-life exploits than anything she ever accomplished in her acting career. Sister of Green Acres star Eva Gabor, the Hungarian actress personified the razzle-dazzle of the Beverly Hills socialite lifestyle. Here are some fascinating tidbits about her life.
She was the original celebutante
Gabor’s larger-than-life personality was more captivating than any character … read more
Zsa Zsa Gabor has died at the age of 99. The actress and socialite died of a heart attack, according to TMZ.
At her peak, Gabor was one of the most famous women in the world. Known for her unapologetically lavish lifestyle and bombshell image, she was in the public eye for more than six decades. Though Gabor withdrew from the limelight in her later years, she remained an enduring figure of old Hollywood glamour. The daughter of a soldier and a European jewelry heiress, Sari Gabor was born on Feb. … read more