Remembering those we lost in 2016

debbie-reynolds-author-photo-credit-upiphotorune-hellestadDecember 27th: Debbie Reynolds.

Just one day after the tragic passing of her daughter Carrie Fisher. American actress, singer, and humanitarian Debbie Reynolds, passed away after suffering a stroke earlier in the day. Reynolds gained fame after her role as Kathy Seldon in the famous movie musical Singing in The Rain. She has decades’ worth of films and TV projects under belt, with many having given her awards and nominations. Such as Golden Globes nominations for her role in Bundle of Joy, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Mother and The Debbie Reynolds Show. The Unsinkable Molly Brown, also earned her an Academy Award nomination. She has also earned Emmy and Tony Award nominations for her performance in the stage musical Irene and her role as Grace mother Bobbie Adler. Before being discontinued in 1983, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, offered Golden Globe Awards to actors, they considered to be riding stars. Reynold was a nominee in 1951, for her performance in Three Little Words; which was her first studio role. In 2014 she won the Screen Actors Guild, Life Time Achievement Award and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy, in 2015.  Following the news that her daughter Carrie had passed away. Reynold suffered a stroke the following day at her home and was transported to medical center in Los Angeles. Her son Todd fisher was the on to confirm that his mother had passed away. No official date has been given as to when the funeral for Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds will be, but that it will be a joint ceremony.

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Lidia Mosqueda

Lidia Mosqueda, a graduate from California State University Fullerton, has been a news correspondent for MUSE TV since 2017. She has covered various newsworthy events such as; press junkets, film & tv screenings, premieres, concerts, red carpets and other public events. As a bilingual journalist she has written about various musicians and artists in Latin entertainment, helping to bring attention to many Latin American talent, here in the states. As a journalist in the entertainment field. Her goal is to break down the stereotypes and assumptions that surround entertainment journalism.
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