Debbie and Carrie

By Rashidat Akashat

It has really been a mourning week for the Reynolds and Fisher family as Hollywood takes to social media with tributes to both Hollywood items, mother Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher.

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According to the US, Reynolds met with her son, Todd Fisher, in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, to discuss the Star Wars actress’ funeral plans. She was rushed to the hospital from there after reportedly suffering a possible stroke. Todd told TMZ that Reynolds told him she wanted “to be with Carrie.”

The two were extremely close both geographically and emotionally; Carrie lived next door to Reynolds in Beverly Hills.

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Shortly after the death of the singing in the rain actress broke Ellen De Genere, Anna Kendrick and other hollywood stars took to social media to pay their tributes:

“I can’t imagine what Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ family are going through this week. I send all of my love,” DeGeneres tweeted, while Cook wrote: “Damn. RIP Debbie Reynolds. Legendary entertainer. I’m sure broken hearted by the loss of her daughter.”

Debra Messing also tweeted in honor of Reynolds, who played her mother on Will & Grace. “So heartsick. Debbie went to be with Carrie. It’s such a devastating 1,2 punch. She was my “mom” for years & I loved her dearly.A legend,” Messing wrote.

Tributes to Debby Reynolds


“Debbie went to be with Carrie. She always worried about her. Carrie left too soon and now they are together again. My heart is literally broken. For 8 years she was my mom. She was pure energy & light when she came on stage.” Messing wrote