Celebrities React: Debbie Reynolds Dead
Celebrities are reacting to the death of Debbie Reynolds. See stars’ reaction tweets and tributes below.
As Gossip Cop reported, Reynolds died on Wednesday after suffering a stroke. Stunningly, her passing comes just one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher. Now Hollywood is mourning both mother and daughter.
Albert Brooks tweeted, “Debbie Reynolds, a legend and my movie mom. I can’t believe this happened one day after Carrie. My heart goes out to Billie.” Kevin Smith wrote, “Heartbreakingly, #DebbieReynolds passes away a day after her daughter @carrieffisher. Now rewatching her be genius in @AlbertBrooks’ MOTHER.”
Josh Gad declared, “There are no words left. RIP #DebbieReynolds.” Carrie Ann Inaba expressed, “#HEARTBROKEN @DebbieReynolds1 has passed away. The losses of 2016 are too much to bear. Thinking of everyone at @DRdancestudio #RIP.” Vivica Fox exclaimed, “Dayummn!! Rest In Paradise #DebbieReynolds.” An exasperated Tracie Thoms also commented, “Oh for F*ck’s SAKE!”
“Now Hollywood royalty Debbie Reynolds has passed like her daughter Carrie Fisher. Brilliant singer, dancer actress. It’s SO sad. RIP,” said Marlee Matlin. Dan Rather shared with followers, “Such sad news to report, but word has just come in that Debbie Reynolds died. Her son’s statement said ‘She’s with Carrie.'”
Along with three broken-heart emojis, Gabrielle Union remarked, “Checks twitter… logs back off.” Ashley Benson said, “Heart is hurting… so sad.” Ellen DeGeneres commented, “I can’t imagine what Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ family are going through this week. I send all of my love.” And Debra Messing, who played Reynolds’ daughter on “Will & Grace,” wrote, “So heartsick. Debbie went to be with Carrie. It’s such a devastating 1,2 punch. She was my ‘mom’ for years & I loved her dearly. A legend.”
“American treasure,” declared Anna Kendrick. Christina Applegate confessed, “I can’t take this. To the whole family. I am so gutted. I am so sorry.” Samantha Ronson stated, “Heart goes out to the family. F*ck.” Zoe Saldana said, “Today is officially a sad day. As a mother my heart goes out to Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher. RIP DB and CF.”
Rose McGowan tweeted, “A final curtain made of tears #DebbieReynolds #CarrieFisher.” William Shatner said, “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.” Seth MacFarlane noted, “She was one of the last of the true H’wood talents: actress, singer, dancer.”
“The most incredible love is when one can’t live without the other…#RIP #DebbieReynolds,” observed Constance Zimmer. Alyssa Milano tweeted, “Dear Debbie Reynolds, I totally get it. Hug her so tight for all of us.” Miley Cyrus admitted, “Wow…… this sad news makes me wanna hug my mama and never let go……”
Lena Dunham posted on Instagram, “No words all love to Billie Lourd who carries this beauty & brilliance on in her every move.” Back on Twitter, Brie Larson said, “For Carrie and Debbie. My thoughts and love are with their family.” Larry King told fans, “Debbie Reynolds was pure class. She was loving, talented, beautiful, unsinkable. I feel sorry for anyone who never got a chance to meet her.”
“There is nothing harder than having to bury a child. Debbie died of a broken heart, but she’s with her daughter now,” said George Takei. Gabourey Sidibe tweeted, “I can’t imagine what kind of pain the family of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds are feeling right now. My prayers are with them.” Sean Hayes remarked, “It is beyond astonishing that both @carrieffisher & @DebbieReynolds1 have left this earth. I overwhelmingly adored & admired them both.”
Grant Gustin revealed, “Debbie Reynolds helped light my passion for performing with Singin’ in The Rain. She will always be an icon. Rest with Carrie, Debbie.” Fellow actress and dancer Debbie Allen wrote, “Debbie Reynolds, God is holding you and Carrie in his hands. We will always speak your name. Love you.” Mario Lopez shared, “I’ll always cherish our dances together… #RIP #Icon #DebbieReynolds.”
“Lord, Debbie and Carrie. RIP 2016 has seen a lot of sadness. Prayers for their families & so many others affected by loss,” tweeted Octavia Spencer. Shannon Woodward noted, “Those wonderfully brilliant women have moved this entire planet with their relentlessly unique souls, and God knows it feels their loss.” Al Roker said, “My daughter asked if it’s possible to die from a broken heart. I think Debbie Reynold’s knew her daughter needed her. God granted her wish.” Jenna Dewan Tatum re-posted the tweet, adding, “Wow wow wow. Peace and love to everyone tonight.”
Shannen Doherty wrote on both Twitter and Instagram, “RIP Debbie Reynolds. Shocking and so sad.” On Instagram, Katie Couric posted, “Oh no. Now Debbie Reynolds one day after Carrie Fisher. I’m really starting to hate 2016. #sosad #singinintherain #brokenhearted.” On Twitter, Sarah Silverman said, “This year the world has turned upside down & the seas r extinguishing all the brightest lights @carrieffisher @DebbieReynolds1 OY x 1000000.”
“So blown away and saddened by this Debbie Reynolds news a day after her daughter, Carrie passes away. So much luv & strength to their family,” offered Dwayne Johnson. Paula Abdul expressed, “#DebbieReynolds was a MAGNIFICENT triple-threat who won the WORLD’S heart in ‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ a film that forever changed my life.” Sarah Hyland shared, ‘You are my lucky star’ #RIPDebbieReynolds Heartbroken over the losses of two women I grew up idolizing.”
Christina Perri simply exclaimed, “Oh, debbie reynolds.” Craig Ferguson, a close friend of Fisher, stated, “Let’s just cancel the rest of this annus horribilus, have hogmanay now and start 2017 tomorrow. I’m done.” Abigail Breslin, who stars on “Scream Queens” with Fisher’s daughter and Reynolds’ granddaughter Billie, observed, “This world isn’t fair.”
And Frankie Grande commented, “My heart is breaking over Debbie Reynolds and I am sending all my light and strength to Billie Lourd.” Gossip Cop, too, offers condolences to Lourd, as well as the entire Fisher and Reynolds families.