LOS ANGELES — Debbie Reynolds, megastar of the stage and screen, pop music singer, entrepreneur and mother of Carrie Fisher, died Wednesday, just a day after her daughter succumbed to a heart attack. Reynolds was 84.
She was rushed to a hospital Wednesday afternoon with what was reported to be symptoms of a stroke. According to TMZ, which first reported the news, she was at the Beverly Hills home of son Todd Fisher discussing funeral plans for Carrie when she was stricken.
TMZ reported hours later that Reynolds had died, which several media outlets, including Mashable, later confirmed. Reynolds has had previous strokes, including in recent months, but recovered fully and was able to take part in her Las Vegas cabaret show earlier this year. Read more…