One of her many talents. Carrie Fisher spoke in near-fluent French while promoting the first Star Wars movie in a 1977 interview. The actress, who died on Tuesday at the age of 60 in Los Angeles after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to LAX on Friday, December 23, discusses the sci-fi hit with French journalists in the recently resurfaced clip. As her costar Harrison Ford sat beside her smoking a cigarette, the actress, who was just out of her teens, said she hoped Star … read more
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
Hollywood is keeping Billie Lourd in its thoughts and prayers.
The Scream Queens actress lost her 60-year-old mother, Carrie Fisher, Tuesday, and her 84-year-old grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, Wednesday. “Carrie’s daughter is 24 years old. To have to lose the girls, it’s just horrible,” her uncle, Todd Fisher, told E! News. “She’s got their genes, but you can’t even imagine. I can’t imagine being 24 and having to do this—and I’m 59.”
Billie’s bond with Debbie was apparent when she appeared on NBC’s … read more
No one can begin to imagine what Billie Lourd is feeling right now.
The young Scream Queens star has been at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts after her mother Carrie Fisher and grandmother Debbie Reynolds passed away on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
In hopes of adding some love and light during this time of tremendous loss, Lourd’s stepfather, Bruce Bozzi, who married her father Bryan Lourd in October 2016, took to Instagram to share a fond memory with Billie, along with a heartfelt message … 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
As the grieving process continues following the deaths of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, those closest to the Hollywood stars are beginning the emotional task of arranging funerals.
While nothing has been finalized just yet, E! News has learned that discussions are currently underway to determine what is the best way to honor two talented ladies.
According to Todd Fisher, a joint funeral has been discussed but is not official.
“That is my preference,” he shared with E! News. “Obviously it’s not … read more
If there’s one thing fans have learned about Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher this week, it’s the simple fact that these two stars had one incredible bond.
When E! News confirmed that the Singin’ in the Rain star had passed away, her son Todd Fisher revealed that his mom simply wanted to “be with Carrie.”
And when looking back at her 2013 autobiography titled Unsinkable, Debbie voiced her fears at losing one of her children.
“It’s not natural to outlive your child,” she wrote in the book via the … read more
Debbie Reynolds’s son, Todd Fisher, encountered unimaginable tragedy this week when he suffered not only the shocking loss of sister Carrie Fisher on Dec. 27 but also of his mother the very next day. The legendary Singin’ in the Rain star passed away after suffering a stroke, and Todd was by her side the entire time. “She went to be with Carrie. In fact, those were the last words that she spoke this morning,” he told E! News shortly after her death. “More specifically, she said that she really, … read more
While fans across the world cope with the loss of two Hollywood stars, one person is reeling with an unimaginable grief after his sister, Carrie Fisher, suffered a fatal heart attack and his mother, Debbie Reynolds, died of a stroke the next day.
One day after Todd Fisher shared a tribute for his late sister, he turned to Twitter once more Thursday to share a hopeful drawing that imagined what she and her mom are up to now.
The image, created by artist Ricky LaChance, shows the mother and daughter … read more
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
Kris Jenner penned an emotional tribute to Debbie Reynolds on Thursday, December 29.
“Absolutely heartbreaking and unimaginable. As a mother I cannot imagine the pain and heartbreak of losing a child. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother and a true Hollywood legend… Debbie Reynolds, you will be forever missed but never forgotten!! My love and prayers are with Debbie and Carrie’s family… ??,” the mother of six wrote alongside a black and white photo of Reynolds with her two kids Carrie … read more
Just hours after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died of a heart attack on Dec. 27, actress Debbie Reynolds reportedly suffered a fatal stroke at the age of 84.
“She’s now with Carrie, and we’re all heartbroken,” Reynolds’ son, Todd Fisher, said from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to the Associated Press. The stress of his sister’s death “was too much” for his mother, Fisher said.
While it’s impossible to say whether or not acute distress contributed to Reynolds’ death, … read more
A picture is worth a thousand words. A sweet snap of a 6-year-old Carrie Fisher transfixed while watching her mom, Debbie Reynolds, perform onstage has gone viral after the two Hollywood icons died one day apart this week.
In an interview with the New York Times on Thursday, December 29, photographer Lawrence Schiller recalled taking the touching photo and spending time with the Star Wars and Singing in the Rain stars. “Her daughter was really mesmerized by her mother always,” Schiller said. … 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