Billie Lourd breaks silence on Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

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Billie Lourd Breaks Silence on Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds: 'Your Love and Support Means the World to Me'

Billie Lourd is breaking her silence on the deaths of her mother, Carrie Fisher, and her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds.

Less than a week after the sudden passing of Fisher and Reynolds, the Scream Queens star took to Instagram on Monday morning to share a heartbreakingly sweet photo and message with the world.

"Receiving all of your prayers and kind words over the past week has given me strength during a time I thought strength could not exist," the 24-year-old actress writes. "There are no words to express how much I will miss my Abadaba and my one and only Momby. Your love and support means the world to me."

The Instagram photo features Lourd as a little girl sticking out her tongue while her mother and grandmother share smiles to the camera.

Fisher died at age 60 on Dec. 27, days after going into cardiac arrest aboard a Los Angeles-bound flight from London. The following day, Reynolds died from a suspected stroke at 84 years old.

Lourd has always been candid about her close relationship with her iconic mother and grandmother. Just a few weeks ago, the blonde beauty stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyersand shared details about their family dynamic as three generations of actresses.

"First of all, she gets really upset when I get called 'Carrie Fisher's daughter.' She wants people to call me 'Debbie Reynolds' granddaughter.' It's very offensive to her," Lourd joked to Meyers of her grandmother. "She does not like to be cut out -- not at all. She started it. It's her fault [that I'm an actress.]"

Lourd, who has been starring as Chanel #3 for the past two seasons in the Fox comedy Scream Queens, made her film debut as Lieutenant Connix, opposite her mother's Princess Leia, in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Press play on the video below to watch Lourd's uncanny impression of her grandmother.


Billie Lourd Shares Touching Tribute to Mother Carrie Fisher and Grandmother Debbie Reynolds

 

"There are no words to express how much I will miss my Abadaba and my one and only Momby," the 'Scream Queens' actress wrote Monday in an Instagram post.
Billie Lourd has broken her silence on the deaths of mother Carrie Fisher and grandmother Debbie Reynolds.

In an Instagram tribute posted Monday, the Scream Queens actress shared an old family photo and thanked friends and fans for giving her "strength" during a difficult time.

"Receiving all of your prayers and kind words over the past week has given me strength during a time I thought strength could not exist," Lourd wrote. "There are no words to express how much I will miss my Abadaba and my one and only Momby. Your love and support means the world to me."

Fisher died at age 60 on Dec. 27 after suffering a heart attack days prior. Just one day later, Reynolds was rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke and passed away that night. She was 84.

Star Wars creator George Lucas, Harrison Ford and Scream Queens co-star Ariana Grande were among those who sent their condolences to Lourd shortly following the news of Fisher's death.

On ABC's 20/20, Reynolds' son Todd Fisher revealed he and Lourd are planning a joint funeral for the mother and daughter pair, which will be held privately at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. The two will be buried next to each other.

Lourd is the daughter of Fisher and talent agent Bryan Lourd.


Deaths of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds: Billie Lourd speaks

Billie Lourd has broken her silence over losing her mother, Carrie Fisher, and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds.

Lourd, 24 and a star of Fox's Scream Queens, took to Instagram Monday to talk about the tragedy of losing her two famous family members within a span of 24 hours.

Lourd posted a touching portrait of the three from her childhood.

"Receiving all of your prayers and kind words over the past week has given me strength during a time I thought strength could not exist," Lourd wrote." There are no words to express how much I will miss my Abadaba and my one and only Momby. Your love and support means the world to me."

Fisher died Dec. 27, at age 60, following a heart-related medical emergency on a flight from London to Los Angeles four days earlier. Her death was followed almost immediately by Reynolds' death from an apparent stroke on Wednesday while planning Fisher's funeral.

Lourd is Fisher's daughter with talent agent Bryan Lourd.  Fisher is Reynolds' daughter with the late singer Eddie Fisher.

Luke remembers: Mark Hamill wrote a touching guest column in The Hollywood Reporter, praising his fellow Star Wars actress Fisher. He was Luke Skywalker and she was his screen sister Princess Leia. Both lives forever changed due to the phenomenal success of the franchise ("It was like we were in a garage band together that somehow hit it huge.").

Hamill wrote about Fisher's onset antics as she would bring laughter to a sometimes tense creation of the three-film initial mega-franchse

"The lengths I would go to hear her laugh — there were no limits. I loved her and loved making her laugh. She would do these crazy things and make me do these crazy things," wrote Hamill, who showed a sometimes rocky relationship with Fisher.

"We ran the gamut over the years, where we were in love with each other, where we hated each other’s guts...We went through it all. It’s like we were a family," wrote Hamill. "My life would have been so much drabber and less interesting if she hadn’t been the friend that she was."

Chewbacca roars publicly:  Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew, the man behind the Wookiee Chewbacca, paid public tribute to Fisher at the Marvelous Nerd Year’s Eve Comic Con in Dallas, according to the Dallas NBC affiliate.

“She was a princess,” Peter Mayhew told the tearful crowd filled with fans, many dressed as Princess Leia, “She can adapt to almost any situation and she did.”

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