Debbie Reynolds Passes Away One Day After Daughter, Carrie Fisher
Famed actress Debbie Reynolds has reportedly died (Dec. 28) from a stroke just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher passed away at the age of 60.
TMZ reports that the 84-year-old, who has starred in films like Singin’ In The Rain, How The West Was Won and Halloweentown, was at her son Todd’s house working on funeral arrangements for her daughter when she had a stroke. According to later reports, Reynolds’ condition was listed in “fair to serious” when she arrived at the hospital, and later in the evening, reports surfaced that she passed away.
“She’s with Carrie,” Todd told the gossip outlet.
— TMZ (@TMZ) December 29, 2016
Reynolds garnered an Academy Award nomination for the film, The Unsinkable Molly Brown in 1965, and in 2015, she was awarded with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
The site says that Reynolds has been distraught since her daughter, famous for portraying Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, suffered a severe heart attack last Friday (Dec. 23). Fisher’s jet was forced to make an emergency landing when it was traveling from London to Los Angeles. She was rushed to UCLA Medical Center and was placed in intensive care until her passing on Tuesday (Dec. 27).
Reynolds shared a Facebook note after news of Fisher’s passing spread, where she wrote, “Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter. I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop.”
Our thoughts are with the family of these actresses during this difficult time.
Carrie Fisher and her mom Debbie Reynolds singing a Barbra Streisand duet pic.twitter.com/ixn4ScRfQO
— debbie reynolds (@1942bs) December 29, 2016