Apparently, the burden was too much on her as Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, the mother of famous Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher who passed away recently has succumbed to the cold hands of death.
Debbie who garnered the love of many moviegoers around the world through the musicals Singin’ in the Rain died on Wednesday at the age of 84.
Just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died of a heart attack, Debbie followed suit hours after being rushed to the hospital in Los Angeles following a possible stroke.
From Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where his mother was taken by ambulance earlier on Wednesday, her son, Todd Fisher, said Debbie has left them heartbroken.
“She’s now with Carrie and we’re all heartbroken.”
He added that the stress of his sister’s death on Tuesday “was too much” for his mom who finally gave up.
“She said, ‘I want to be with Carrie,'” her son said. “And then she was gone.”
Carrie Fisher, who was 60, had been hospitalized since Friday. The American star died days after suffering a heart attack while she was on board flight to Los Angeles.
Meanwhile, there has been reactions from personalities following news of Debbie’s passing;
“Debbie Reynolds, a legend and my movie mom. I can’t believe this happened one day after Carrie,” Albert Brooks, who played opposite Reynolds in “Mother,” wrote on Twitter.
“I can’t imagine what Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ family are going through this week. I send all of my love,” Ellen DeGeneres tweeted.
Reynolds, who rose to stardom in the film Singin’ In the Rain, appeared in a lot of movies. she starred in theGene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis, Donald O’Connor, Fred Astaire and Dick Van Dyke. She received a best actress Academy Award nomination for the 1964 musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown.