Debbie Reynolds, the mother of Carrie Fisher who died this week has now passed away just a day after her beloved daughter who fans loved as princess Leila in 'Star Wars.' The love of a mother has taken another beautiful person. Carrie's brother Todd, son of Debbie said to CNN, My mother passed away a short time ago. She spoke to me this morning and said she missed Carrie."

The 84-year-old has now gone to be with her daughter and Todd has had to say goodbye to a mother and a sister this Christmas week. The Los Angeles Times reported that Debbie had been taken to a hospital after suffering from breathing problems.

Vox reported that Debbie had died after suffering a stroke. Variety News said that Todd simply felt his mother 'wanted to be with Carrie."

In 1952, the bright-eyed and vivacious Debbie captured the hearts of people with her tap-dancing appearance in "Singin' in the Rain." Even though she had only recently learned to dance she captivated the movie audience with her performance.

Debbie Reynolds - dances in 'Singin' in the Rain.' Watch the video below.

Debbie, born Mary Francis became a familiar actress in musicals and starred opposite famous people such as Bing Crosby and her own husband Eddie Fisher. Her marriage to Fisher ended over their mutual friend Elizabeth Taylor in 1959. She later starred in comedy sitcoms like "The Love Boat" and "Will & Grace." Debbie kept audiences entertained for 60 years.

Debbie Fisher and her mom Debbie Reynolds worked out some differences

Carrie Fisher was still a teenager when she worked with her mother in cabaret, and they reportedly had an up and down relationship. It was well known that Carrie struggled with a mental illness, but they found a way forward and in 2015 when Carrie got the opportunity to present her mother with the Screen Actors Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award, they stood together on the stage as Debbie reminisced about her early days.

Quoting a song from "Unsinkable Molly Brown" she said, "I ain't down yet." That was just over a year ago. The death of her darling daughter was just too much and she has flown off now to be Carrie.

Twitter - fans paid tribute to Debbie Reynolds

2016 has been a brutal year for show-biz.

As one post on Twitter said about the passing of Debbie Reynolds: