WATCH: Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher stun in 2011 'Oprah' performance


Fans around the world were reeling after Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds died at age 84 on Wednesday, just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, also died.

Both Reynolds and Fisher made many talk show appearances, including this 2011 episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

>> Actress Debbie Reynolds dies one day after daughter Carrie Fisher

>> Debbie Reynolds reportedly tells son 'I want to be with Carrie' hours before her death

Fisher discussed what it was like having an iconic star as a parent, especially once she realized just how popular her mother truly was.

“What the scary thing about it though is, is watching celebrities fade,” Fisher told Winfrey.

>> PHOTOS: Debbie Reynolds through the years

>> PHOTOS: Carrie Fisher through the years

“Celebrity is just obscurity, biding its time. Eventually all things will disappear,” she added.

Fisher talked about how she didn’t want to go into show business, about her childhood and about her parents' difficult careers.

>> Read more trending stories

Reynolds and Fisher shared many stories, including some of the scandals surrounding Reynolds' life.

In the episode, Fisher and Reynolds performed “Happy Days Are Here Again” and “You Made Me Love You.”

>> Click here to watch the performance

>> Watch the full interview here


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Nation & World

Uproar over purported ban at CDC of words like ‘fetus’
Uproar over purported ban at CDC of words like ‘fetus’

WASHINGTON —The Department of Health and Human Services tried to play down Saturday a report that officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had been barred from using seven words or phrases, including “science-based,” “fetus,” “transgender” and “vulnerable,” in agency budget documents...
Family given house after losing their home in fire
Family given house after losing their home in fire

A family whose house burned, during which the father also suffered burns while saving his son and sister from the flames, were gifted a new house Saturday. Ronald Warren Williamson III suffered third-degree burns in the November fire, according to WTVG.  The family received enough votes through a real estate company contest which gave...
WWE's Vince McMahon to give football another shot, may bring back XFL
WWE's Vince McMahon to give football another shot, may bring back XFL

Vince McMahon, owner and creative head of World Wrestling Entertainment, is preparing a new professional football league. McMahon started the XFL in 2001, splitting ownership with NBC. The league debuted to massive ratings and hype, with commercials promising a harder hitting brand of football and sexier cheerleaders. But the quality of play suffered...
Bazooka turned in during San Francisco gun buyback 
Bazooka turned in during San Francisco gun buyback 

Police took 271 guns off the street during a gun buyback event Saturday that netted an arsenal including a bazooka, cannon ball and assault rifles. “We got everything that you can name that could destroy a whole universe, and we get rid of them within hours," said Rudy Corpuz Jr. with United Playaz, a community group that helped organize...
Cruise ship with more than 300 sick passengers returns to Florida port
Cruise ship with more than 300 sick passengers returns to Florida port

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship returned to Port Everglades today after more than 300 people became ill with a stomach virus. Cruise officials said there were 332 cases of the gastrointestinal illness, just under 6 percent of the more than 5,000 guests and crew aboard the Independence of the Seas, according to a CNN report. The cruise left...
More Stories