08:51 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 02/28/2013 08:40AM
Carrie Fisher was briefly hospitalized last week for her bipolar disorder after a bizarre performance aboard a cruise ship, but her mother Debbie Reynolds says she'll be fine.
"She's had manic depression bipolar since she was 13. It's an illness, and she's doing much better," Reynolds told PEOPLE exclusively Wednesday night. "I'm very proud of her, and she's doing exceptionally well. She'll be just fine, just great, and continue her writing as she always does."
Fisher, 56, who has spoken openly about her mental illness, performed on the Holland American cruise liner Eurodam in the Caribbean. The actress and author gave a rambling performance, leaving many in the audience wondering what was wrong.
Originally posted 03/23/2011 06:00PM
Elizabeth Taylor was caught up in the scandal of the late '50s when Eddie Fisher left his wife Debbie Reynolds to be with her.
But Fisher and Reynolds's daughter Carrie Fisher, who was 2 years old when her parents divorced, would come to adore and respect Taylor.
Originally posted 03/23/2011 04:20PM
Just two weeks before her death, a hospitalized Elizabeth Taylor spoke to her one-time rival Debbie Reynolds.
"I said, 'Getting old is really sh––,' " Reynolds tells Access Hollywood of her final conversation with Taylor. "And she said, 'It certainly is. It certainly is, Debbie. This is really tough.' "
"I said, 'Well, you just hang in there now, Elizabeth,' " Reynolds recalls. "And she said, 'I'm really trying."
"God bless her, she's on to a better place," Reynolds says. "I'm happy that she's out of her pain, because she was in a lot of pain."
Originally posted 01/03/2005 09:15AM
HIRED: Samaire Armstrong, who has appeared on The O.C. and Entourage, is teaming up with Lindsay Lohan for an untitled movie comedy being developed by How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days director Donald Petrie, according to the Hollywood Reporter. She will play the best friend of Lohan's character, who is described as the luckiest lady alive until she meets the unluckiest man. Armstrong recently played Anna Stern on The O.C., the blond former flame of Seth Cohen (Adam Brody).
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