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"She wanted to be with Carrie."
That was what Todd Fisher told Variety
magazine about the shocking passing of her mother, Debbie Reynolds, a day after the death of his sister and Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher
Both Todd and Debbie were in the former's home planning Carrie's funeral when suddenly, the Hollywood veteran, who was under a lot of stress following Carrie's fatal heart attack, suffered a possible stroke and was rushed to the hospital. She took her last breath a few hours later. She was 84.
Before the unfortunate incident, Debbie posted a Facebook comment expressing gratitude to the fans of her daughter, Carrie: "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."
Debbie is mostly known for her role in the 1952 musical Singin' in the Rain
alongside Gene Kelly. Here's a scene from the movie:
The stars of Hollywood grieve alongside Debbie's family as they react to the sudden loss of the singing, dancing and acting legend:
Rest in peace, Debbie. Mother and daughter, reunited again.