Celebrities and fans react in shock to Debbie Reynolds’s death

In Hollywood and beyond, folks took to Twitter on hearing of the death of Debbie Reynolds

Reynolds, star of the 1952 classic “Singin’ in the Rain” died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, according to her son Todd Fisher. She was 84. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

On Thursday evening, legendary Hollywood actress Debbie Reynolds died at the age of 84. Her loss is all the more heartbreaking due to the fact that it was only a day prior that her daughter, Carrie Fisher, passed away after suffering a reported heart attack whilst on a transatlantic flight.

The reaction online was, as perhaps expected, that of shock and disbelief – from celebrities and fans alike.


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Reynolds’s death hit home in a very personal way for many of her fans. Many of them took to Twitter to remember why the acclaimed actress stole the show in their hearts.