Carrie Fisher (right) the "On the Lot" poses v her sisters Joely Fisher the ""til Death" at the Fox 2007 Programming Presentation at Wollman Rink in central Park in new York on may 17, 2007. File Photo through Laura Cavanaugh/elafilador.net | license Photo

Singer Connie Stevens attends the premiere of the motion photo drama "The huge Short" as part of AFI Fest at TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles ~ above November 12, 2015. Record Photo by Jim Ruymen/elafilador.net | patent Photo

Debbie Reynolds, 84, passed away in Los Angeles on December 28, 2016, sooner or later after she daughter Carrie Fisher (R) died. Fisher, 60, suffered a heart issue on a flight from London come Los Angeles Dec. 23. They are presented in January, 2015 as soon as Debbie Reynolds received the display Actors Guild lifetime Award. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/elafilador.net | license Photo
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (elafilador.net) -- Actress Joely Fisher is opened up about the current deaths of she half-sister, Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher, and Carrie"s mother, Debbie Reynolds.

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Reynolds suffered a stroke and died top top Wednesday at the period of 84 -- someday after 60-year-old Carrie pass away. Carrie had actually a huge heart attack on Dec. 23 top top a flight from London come Los Angeles and also died ~ above Dec. 27.

Joely, the daughter that Reynolds" ex-husband Eddie Fisher and also his second wife Connie Stevens, wrote a touching eulogy for Carrie in The Hollywood Reporter Thursday.

"My sisters would have actually wanted a dramatic exit; she just could have wished for another couple of decades prior to making one," Joely quipped.

Recalling their last conversation, Joely revealed: "We spoke of ours dear mothers, Connie and also Debbie , both of whom have been vulnerable in the previous year and also how our duties as daughters had changed. Mine own id is the our common father, Eddie Fisher, was whatever you heard around him: charming, insanity talented, a playboy, a gambler, lost but he gravitated toward the spectacular in wives."
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Joely also said she lived out part of she childhood in the residence next door to wherein Reynolds was increasing Carrie.

"I adored Mama Debbie -- she was such a character. And also I got an additional sister and also a brothers in the deal, appropriate there top top the beach! Eddie even came to see us all together ... Once," Joely said.

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She recognized that fans feel they have actually lost "Princess Leia," Carrie"s most famed character, but she listed she have to live there is no "my hero, my mentor, my mirror."

"My brother Todd has lost his sister and also his mother, who he has said will certainly lay to rest together," she go on. "There is no cosmos where these ladies are not early their suitable pedestals, and both will certainly be memorialized in separate ceremonies in coming weeks. My sister Tricia Leigh and I vow to be everything our nephew Billie needs us come be. We will pick up the saber, use the force ... Whatever. We will honor these two magical people who have actually left the tribe in the means they lived, through grandeur and also grace. I want them back but because I know that is not possible, I will certainly soldier on."

In one interview with good Morning America that aired Thursday, Joely admitted she knew Reynolds couldn"t make it through without Carrie.
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