2016 has claimed yet another incredible force in Hollywood.
Debbie Reynolds, the iconic actress and mother of Carrie Fisher, died on Wednesday, just one day after her beloved daughter. She was 84.
“She wanted to be with Carrie,” Reynolds’ son Todd told Variety, confirming his mother’s death.
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Celebrities flocked to Twitter to share their tributes, thoughts and condolences, reacting to the tragic turn of events for the family.
See some of the touching tributes below:
My heart goes out to the Fisher/Reynolds family right now. Awful loss. Debbie Reynolds was a legend & I can only hope she’s with Carrie now
— Adam Richman (@AdamRichman) December 29, 2016
“I miss her so much, I want to be with Carrie.” -Debbie Reynolds told Todd Fisher (Carrie’s brother) earlier this morning. 🙁
— Carrie Fisher’s Dog (@Gary_TheDog) December 29, 2016
I can’t imagine what Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ family are going through this week. I send all of my love.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 29, 2016
Debbie Reynolds helped light my passion for performing with Singin’ in The Rain. She will always be an icon. Rest with Carrie, Debbie.
— Grant Gustin (@grantgust) December 29, 2016
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.
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) December 29, 2016
Dear Debbie Reynolds, I totally get it. Hug her so tight for all of us.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 29, 2016
Everybody hug your family & watch “Postcards From The Edge” tonight. ❤️❤️❤️
— Ross Mathews (@helloross) December 29, 2016
Debbie Reynolds, a legend and my movie mom. I can’t believe this happened one day after Carrie. My heart goes out to Billie.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) December 29, 2016
Debbie Reynolds, God is holding you and Carrie in his hands.
We will always speak your name🌈
Love you, Debbie Allen
— Debbie Allen (@msdebbieallen) December 29, 2016
Debbie Reynolds was one of the last of Hollywood Royalty. It breaks my heart that she is gone. I’d hoped that my grieving was done for 2016.
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 29, 2016
Lord, Debbie and Carrie. RIP 2016 has seen a lot of sadness. Prayers for their families & so many others affected by loss.
— octavia spencer (@octaviaspencer) December 29, 2016