Updates On Debbie Reynolds After Her Reported Stroke Are Slow In Coming, But Fans Should Remain Hopeful
Well, here is some more awful news for this Hollywood family. On Wednesday, Dec. 28, TMZ reported that Debbie Reynolds was hospitalized for a stroke. The 84-year-old icon was reportedly at her son Todd Fisher's home in Beverly Hills when some type of medical emergency occurred. Sources allegedly told TMZ that Reynolds has been extremely upset (and rightfully so) since her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died on Tuesday. Family sources also allegedly told TMZ that 911 was called after Reynolds suffered a reported stroke. Bustle has reached out to her representatives for comment, but have yet to receive a response. At this time, everything remains unclear, but Bustle will be providing updates on Reynolds' condition as they are released.
Ever since Tuesday, the actor has surely been going through a heartbreaking time. After Fisher's death, she shared a statement on Facebook reading,
To learn that the legendary actor may not be doing well is definitely upsetting to say the least. So if you want to keep up to date on Reynolds' condition, be sure to check back here for further information. And, of course, keep the actor in your thoughts. The family is truly having a tragic holiday season.
Update, Dec. 28, 5:35 p.m. EST: According to E! News, Reynolds was transported to the hospital "in fair to serious condition."
Update, Dec. 28, 5:45 p.m. EST: An LAPD spokesperson released a statement to Us Weekly revealing that "at 1:02 p.m. PT they responded to a request for medical aid in the 1700 block of North Coldwater Canyon Dr. We transported an adult female patient in fair to serious condition to Cedars." As for reports of a stroke, the spokesperson said, "We don’t diagnose on scene. We treat symptoms and transport."
Update, Dec. 28, 6:10 p.m. EST: According to a TMZ update, Reynolds' condition was reportedly "fair to serious" when she was taken to the ER.
Update, Dec. 28, 7:03 p.m. EST: NBC News reported that Reynolds was transported to the hospital after allegedly having trouble breathing, according to law enforcement sources close to the scene.
Meanwhile, Joely Fisher — Carrie's half-sister and the daughter of Reynolds' ex-husband, the late Eddie Fisher — tweeted her well wishes with the message: "God speed mama."
Update, Dec. 28, 7:52 p.m. EST: Todd Fisher reportedly told ABC News that his mother "is not OK." Reynolds' son didn't share any other details about her condition.
Update, Dec. 28, 8:52 p.m. EST: TMZ broke the news that Reynolds has died at age 84. Her son, Todd, reportedly told TMZ, "She's with Carrie."