Film legend Debbie Reynolds has died aged 84 – a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, the beloved Star Wars actress.
Reynolds’ passing was confirmed by her son Todd Fisher, who said: “She’s now with Carrie and we’re all heartbroken.
“She said, ‘I want to be with Carrie.’ And then she was gone.”
He told the Associated Press that the stress of his sister’s death “was too much” for their mother to cope with, and that she had suffered a stroke.
Reynolds was a renowned actress in her own right. She was thrust into the limelight when she starred alongside Gene Kelly in the 1952 classic Singin’ In The Rain, which would become one of her best-known roles.
It was claimed that she had been discussing arrangements for her daughter’s funeral when she suffered a medical emergency at about 9pm UK time on Wednesday… see more