Debbie Reynolds RECOVERING From Difficult Back Surgery

Actress CARRIE FISHER’s mother DEBBIE REYNOLDS is recovering after undergoing back surgery.


The Hollywood veteran was due to be presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annual gala last month (Nov15), but on the eve of the event, Reynolds revealed she would be unable to accept the prize in person.

The Singing in the Rain star issued a statement explaining an “unexpectedly long recovery from a recent surgery” was to blame for her change of plans, but no further details about her medical situation were released. Fisher has now revealed her mother’s recovery from the surgery was difficult, but she has remained in high spirits.


“My mom is better,” she told Live! with Kelly and Michael on Thursday (03Dec15). “She had surgery on her back, which is never fun, but if you’re 83, it’s really not fun. Then, everything that could go wrong, went wrong. It was not fun, but she was funny, until it was really not fun and now it’s funny again…