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'Devastating': Debbie Reynolds' death leaves stars reeling after loss of Carrie Fisher

/ Source: TODAY

Once again, Hollywood is in mourning. Just one day after the death of Carrie Fisher, her mother, big screen legend Debbie Reynolds, has died.

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"She's gone to be with Carrie," Reynolds' son, Todd Fisher, said in a statement. "She loved taking care of her and now she's gone to be with her."

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The back-to-back tragedies have prompted an outpouring of grief from those who knew and admired the "Singing in the Rain" star — and from those who simply understand the unbearable pain of a parent's broken heart.

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Debra Messing, who called Reynolds "mom" for several seasons on "Will & Grace," referred to the loss of the stage and screen star so soon after the death of Fisher "a devastating 1,2 punch."

Some celebrity moms felt a special connection to the news, such as Alyssa Milano, who tweeted to Reynolds, "I totally get it."

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Debbie Reynolds, big and small-screen legend, died Dec. 28, 2016.AP

But it was Fisher's "Star Wars" co-star Mark Hamill who summed up how so many — even those beyond Tinseltown — felt after learning of yet another loss in a year that's seen so many.

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