Actress and singer Debbie Reynolds was raced to the hospital from a residence in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, just one day following the passing away? of her daughter, “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher.
Reynolds was hospitalized immediately after a call that she was experiencing difficulty breathing, two law enforcement sources acquainted with the occurrence told media outlets.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart verified an adult female was brought to Cedars Sinai Medical Center “in fair to serious condition” from an address linked to Reynolds’ family.
Reynolds, 84, shot to popularity after her leading role playing Kathy Selden in “Singin’ in the Rain,” starring together with veterans Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor, in 1952 when she was 19 years old. She made her film debut in 1950 in the musical “The Daughter of Rosie O’Grady.”
Her career runs nearly seven decades, and she has showed up in some of the most iconic films of the 20th century.
She was the first wife pop star Eddie Fisher in 1955, who later divorced her to marry her best friend Elizabeth Taylor. Reynolds and Fisher had two children together, Carrie and Todd.
Carrie Fisher passed away Tuesday at age 60 after experiencing a heart attack on a London to Los Angeles flight on Friday. Fans from around the world have mourned her death, and well-wishers established a makeshift star for Fisher on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Fisher’s half-sister, Joely, tweeted “God speed mama” and a photograph of herself and Reynolds on Wednesday afternoon. Joely is the daughter of Eddie Fisher and actress Connie Stevens.
Reynolds on Tuesday thanked those who “embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter” in a post on Facebook subsequent Fisher’s death, adding, “I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop.”
This is a developing story. we’ll keep you up to date as more information continues to come in.
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