Debbie Reynolds' death: 5 stories you should read

2016-12-30 07:45
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Cape Town – A mere day after her daughter’s death Hollywood icon, Debbie Reynolds took her last breath. She was 84.

The Singing in the Rain actress was rushed to hospital on Wednesday and later died after reportedly having a stroke.

Her son Todd Fisher said, “She's now with Carrie and we're all heartbroken.”

Channel24 has grouped five of the main stories about Debbie you may have missed.

Here they are:

1. 30 absolutely beautiful photos of Debbie Reynolds

We celebrate Debbie Reynolds with 30 beautiful photos of her life in the spotlight.

2. Hollywood reacts to the death of Debbie Reynolds

Young stars and veterans of the industry voiced their sadness at the twin passing of Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher so soon after each other.

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3. Unpacking the tumultuous relationship between Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

Both mother and daughter enjoyed the heights of show business success and endured the depths of personal troubles. Their relationship for years ranged from strained to non-existent, a theme frequently explored in Fisher's writing, but late in life they became allies and close confidantes in their struggles.

debbie reynolds, carrie fisher

4. 7 pics of Hollywood icons Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds together

Tinsel town's golden mother/daughter duo were a formidable force. Here are 7 pictures to celebrate their lives in the limelight.

Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher

5. The amazing story of Debbie Reynolds and Marilyn Monroe's most famous dress

Debbie Reynolds was not only a icon of the silver screen but a shrewd investor in movie memorabilia too. This is the story of how she owned a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film The Seven Year Itch. And then sold it for $5.6m.

Marilyn Monroe, Debbie Reynolds

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