Los Angeles, Dec 29 (IANS) A day after her famous daughter Carrie Fisher died, screen legend Debbie Reynolds took her last breath. The Hollywood fraternity is in a state of shock that one of the "last Hollywood royalty" is gone.
Reynolds died on Wednesday afternoon after she suffered a stroke. She was rushed to the hospital.
The 84-year-old, who became a rising star after featuring as Helen Kane in 1950's "Three Little Words" and was feted with the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2015, was remembered by her family members and some of the popular faces of Hollywood on social media, reports usatoday.com.
Here's what they said:
William Shatner: 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.
Mark Hamill: "#CruelCruelYear," and a photo of a man kicking the number 6 of '2016' off of a cliff. How shocked we were to learn that Debbie Reynolds passed away just a day after her daughter Carrie.
Albert Brooks: Debbie Reynolds, a legend and my movie mom. I can't believe this happened one day after Carrie. My heart goes out to Billie.
Ellen DeGeneres: I can't imagine what Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' family are going through this week. I send all of my love.
Josh Gad: Thoughts and prayers with #DebbieReynolds and the entire family right now. Devastatingly sad. There are no words left. RIP.
Debra Messing: So heartsick. Debbie went to be with Carrie. It's such a devastating 1,2 punch. She was my "mom" for years and I loved her dearly. A legend.
Grant Gustin: Debbie Reynolds helped light my passion for performing 'Singin in The Rain'. She will always be an icon. Rest with Carrie, Debbie."
Christina Applegate: I can't take this. To the whole family. I am so gutted. I am so sorry.
Dane Cook: Damn. RIP Debbie Reynolds. Legendary entertainer. I'm sure broken hearted by the loss of her daughter.
Al Roker: My daughter asked if it's possible to die from a broken heart. Reynolds knew her daughter needed her.
Sean Hayes: Dear Debbie Reynolds, I totally get it.
Miley Cyrus: News makes me wanna hug my mama and never let go.
Zoe Saldana: Today is officially a sad day. As a mother my heart goes out to Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher.
Constance Zimmer: The most incredible love is when one can't live without the other.