Unbreakable bond. When Debbie Reynolds, who died at period 84 top top Wednesday, December 28, got the screen Actors Guild Life accomplishment Award back in 2015, that was she daughter, Carrie Fisher, who was there to current it with a heartfelt — and often hilarious — speech.




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The famously witty Fisher, that passed far one day before her mother on December 27, began her speech, “Not just was my grandmother her mother, she is the grandmother to my alleged daughter. It also turns the end that we’re neighbors. And, together if all this weren’t enough, she’s likewise my mother.”


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Carrie Fisher and also Debbie Reynolds in ~ the 2015 death Awards. Dan MacMedan/WireImage

The Star battles actress continued, “She has actually been more than a mother to me — no much, yet definitely more. She’s been an unsolicited stylist, interior decorator and also marriage counselor. …”


Fisher (who was additionally joined by she daughter, Billie Lourd, at the event) then noted her mom’s plenty of accomplishments, consisting of being a successful actress, a bestselling author, a Broadway performer and also the cofounder that the Thalians, “a team that has raised much more than $30 million for psychological heath … and also four and also a fifty percent million of that money is allocated simply for me.” (Fisher to be diagnosed with bipolar disorder in she twenties.)


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Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds top top the red carpet at the 2015 SAGs. Steve Granitz/WireImage

Fisher also spoke the the Singin’ in the Rain star’s large heart: “This is an extraordinarily kind, generous, gifted, funny woman that would provide you the shirt off her earlier — if Vivian Leigh hadn’t as soon as worn that in Gone through the Wind.”


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Carrie Fisher v her mom, Debbie Reynolds, that was honored at the 2015 death Awards. Steve Granitz/WireImage

After a reel that her biggest film duties played, Reynolds take it the stage — and also teased Fisher ideal back: “I had actually a large bun ,” Reynolds noted. “So ns warned my daughter, Carrie — that just gained a part as Princess Leia in Star battles — ns said, ‘Be careful of any kind of weird hairdos.’ So, luckily, George <Lucas> provided her 2 buns.”


As united state Weekly previously reported, Fisher suffered a massive heart strike on Friday, December 23, while flying house to L.A. From London. She passed away four days afterwards December 27. Someday after that, Reynolds endured a clinical emergency — supposedly a stroke — and also died hrs later. According to her son, Todd Fisher, Reynolds’ last words to be “I miss out on her for this reason much. I desire to be with Carrie.”

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