Together again. Debbie Reynolds’ son, Todd Fisher, shared a heartbreaking drawing of the legendary actress and her daughter (his sister), Carrie Fisher, following their deaths on December 27 and 28, respectively. The artwork, which appears to have been drawn by a fan, shows Carrie and Reynolds wrapping their arms around each other’s shoulders. Carrie is in costume, as her Star Wars character Princess Leia, while her mom is dressed as Kathy Selden, the role she played in 1952’s musical comedy Singin’ … read more
Unbreakable bond. When Debbie Reynolds, who died at age 84 on Wednesday, December 28, received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award back in 2015, it was her daughter, Carrie Fisher, who was there to present it with a heartfelt — and often hilarious — speech. The famously witty Fisher, who passed away one day before her mother on December 27, began her speech, “Not only was my grandmother her mother, she is the grandmother to my alleged daughter. It also turns out that we’re neighbors. … 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’ final words, according to her son, were about her late daughter, Carrie Fisher, who died just one day before her.
As previously reported, Reynolds was making funeral arrangements for the Star Wars actress with her son, Todd Fisher, on Wednesday, December 28. According to TMZ, hours before she suffered what is believed to be a stroke, Reynolds told him: “I miss her so much, I want to be with Carrie.”
Carrie died on Tuesday at the age of 60, four days after suffering a massive heart … read more
Debbie Reynolds’ son, Todd Fisher, opened up about the actress’ Wednesday, December 28, death in a new interview.
“She was very peaceful and quiet,” he told ABC News on Thursday, December 29. “It happened very gently.”
The Singin’ in the Rain star died at the age of 84 on Wednesday, one day after the passing of her daughter, Carrie Fisher. According to TMZ, shortly before she suffered a possible stroke, she told Todd that she missed Carrie and wanted to be with her. “She loved taking care of my … 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
It’s hard to believe that less than two years after making a public appearance together, both Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher are gone.
The acting legends attended the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards where the Singin’ in the Rain star accepted the 51st Lifetime Achievement Award at the 21st annual ceremony.
The mother-daughter duo was all smiles at the black-tie affair, and Fisher even presented the award to her mom.
“I’m very close to this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honoree,” Fisher told … 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
There are so few true icons.
“Iconic” is a word that gets thrown around haphazardly, having become interchangeable with any word that connotes fame and losing its primary definition as something inspiring unflagging, uncritical devotion.
Yet Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia fits the bill.
When every other movie and TV show these days is a spin-off, a reboot, a remake, the mass-entertainment moments that resonate as singular are becoming increasingly rare. Even fewer and more far between are truly memorable … read more
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds took to Twitter on Christmas Day to share an update about her daughter, Carrie Fisher, who suffered a heart attack on a flight to L.A.
“Carrie is in stable condition,” Reynolds, 84, tweeted on Sunday, December 25. “If there is a change, we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes. As previously reported, the Star Wars actress, 60, suffered a cardiac arrest while on a flight from London to L.A. on Friday, December … read more
Congratulations are in order!
The nominees for the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning, and many of the stars who have received Critics’ Choice Awards and Golden Globes nominations are using social media and formal statements to react to the exciting news. In addition to those who have already received accolades this week, there are newcomers to the nominations, including Millie Bobby Brown and Emily Blunt. No matter what roles each star played, they all have one thing … read more
Sophia Bush and Common revealed the nominees for the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Dec. 14, 2016, from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
The SAG Awards will broadcast live simultaneously on TNT and TBS on Jan. 29, 2017 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award.
Last year, Spotlight took home the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture while Leonardo DiCaprio was recognized … read more
This is the week awards season comes into focus.
On Monday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the Golden Globe nominations, and on Wednesday, the Screen Actors Guild unveiled the shortlist for its annual film and television prizes. Both awards are considered bellwethers for the 2017 Oscar race that began in earnest around Labor Day.
Sophia Bush and Common announced the nominees in Los Angeles. The SAG Awards air Jan. 29.
FILM OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A CAST IN A MOTION PICTURE
“Captain … read more
Two cheers each for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone!
The two received both Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations this week for their roles as a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress in the movie La La Land.
Neither Gosling nor Stone have ever won individual awards before although Stone did share two SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her roles in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and The Help. Two of her co-stars in the latter film, Octavia Spencer … read more