Todd Fisher, Debbie Reynolds’ son, has revealed that his mother’s final words were: “I miss her so much, I want to be with Carrie.”
Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds passed away on Dec. 28 after suffering a stroke, The Huffington Post reports. Her death came just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died after suffering a heart attack.
Reynolds, who was 84, was making funeral arrangements for Carrie with her son, Todd, TMZ reported. That’s’ when the “Singin’ in the Rain” star told her son, “I miss her so much, I want to be with Carrie.”
In speaking with E! News, Todd confirmed his mother’s last words.
“She went to be with Carrie,” he said. “In fact, those were the last words she spoke this morning.”
Reynolds had also expressed her gratitude for all the love and support her daughter’s fans showed following the “Star Wars” icon’s death. In a Facebook post, she wrote: “Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter. I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop. Love Carries Mother.”
A documentary called “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds,” is set to air on HBO in March. The documentary chronicles the lives of Reynolds and Fisher in show business throughout the years.
In the forthcoming documentary, Carrie spoke about her close relationship with her mother.
“Mother and I live next door to each other, separated by one daunting hill,” Carrie said, according to Deadline. “I usually come to her. I always come to her.”
Sources: The Huffington Post, TMZ, E! News, Debbie Reynolds/Facebook, Deadline / Photo credit: Allan warren/Wikimedia Commons, Debbie Reynolds/Facebook