Debbie Reynolds reacts to daughter Carrie Fisher's death

Actress Debbie Reynolds took to Facebook on Tuesday to share her public reaction to daughter, Carrie Fisher's, unexpected death at the age of 60.

"Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter," Reynolds wrote. "I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop. Love Carries Mother"

SEE ALSO: Actress Carrie Fisher dead at 60

Fisher passed away early on Tuesday morning just a few days after suffering a massive heart attack mid-flight. Reynolds had posted on her Facebook page on Christmas day, two days ago, that Fisher was in stable condition in the ICU.

"My daughter, Carrie Fisher, is in stable condition in ICU," the post said. "If there is any change, the family will share the information at that time. To all her friends and fans, I thank you all for your prayers and good wishes."

In the hours after news of Fisher's death was made public by her own daughter, actress Billie Lourd, many of Hollywood's biggest stars -- many of whom knew and worked with Fisher throughout her illustrious career -- took to social media to pay their respects to the star, too.

"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill, William Shatner, Bette Midler and more big names were among the celebrities that paid their respects publicly.

See how more stars reacted to Carrie Fisher's death below:

Stars react to Carrie Fisher's death
See Gallery
Stars react to Carrie Fisher's death
no words #Devastated
I'm deeply saddened at the news of Carrie's passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!
I thought I had got what I wanted under the tree. I didn't. In spite of so many thoughts and prayers from so many. I am very, very sad.
I'm deeply saddened to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher. I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished.
Fuck this year. Fuck this whole sick, worthless cruel prank of a year. #RIPCarrieFisher
Hail Hail! A genius has vacated this realm-RIP Carrie Fisher.
No. No. Fuck this shit. Carrie Fisher is a fucking legend and this is bullshit.
Love you @carrieffisher
Carrie Fisher didn't make it. I am so terribly sorry, and send my sincere condolences to her family, friends and fans all around the world.
May the force be with the incredibly talented Carrie Fisher. She will be missed. #RIP
Carrie Fisher "Ugh,will everybody stop all of this?" Us "no, let us gush, you just have to take it"
Carrie Fisher was smart, funny, talented, surprising, and always a hell of a fun time to be around. Family Guy will miss her immensely.
Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier&smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie R.I.P.
We just lost a great ally for mental health and addiction. Be strong, be as strong as she'd want you to be. Rest in…
Carrie Fisher. Cannot believe that you're 'gone'. Funny funny and then some. 💔💔XXX
Numb. Unbelievable that such a bright funny loving spark could be extinguished. @carrieffisher you will be missed. I wish you peace.
Carrie Fisher. RIP. What a talent. What a year.
She was the brightest, funniest, bravest, kindest, cleverest and sweetest person I ever knew. A crushing blow to lose @carrieffisher
I'm sitting in stunned silence learning of the death of #CarrieFisher. In what has been a particularly sad year this may be the hardest. RIP
What a woman #CarrieFisher
I can't believe Carrie Fisher's gone. Heart goes out to her family. Terrible. Fuck 2016.
But she's our princess. RIP Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher did more to combat mental health stigma by being open about her struggles with bipolar and addiction than did most politicians
So so sad to hear about the death of Carrie Fisher. 2016 has taught us one hell of a lesson.. don't take anyone for granted! Hurry up 2017!!
Carrie Fisher was the perfect reminder of what cool things can happen when you allow mental illness to inspire instead of repress.
I have no words. RIP Carrie Fisher.
Carrie Fisher you were a force throughout your life. And went away too soon dammit. RIP. And 2016 you suck.
Such a sad day for her family, friends and millions of fans. Carrie Fisher is deeply missed.
Incredibly sad to hear that we lost Carrie Fisher. She shared her life's triumphs and struggles with the world. I think that is heroic.
Carrie Fisher was one of the coolest women I had the pleasure of meeting. Too many good people dying way too young.
I love Princess Leia...I love Carrie Fisher's humor, wit & honesty even more. #RIP
May the Force be with you always, Princess Leia. Rest in Peace, Carrie Fisher.
"There is no room for demons, when you're already self-possessed." -Carrie Fisher
Sweet, Brilliant, Irreverent, Huge hearted Carrie, You gave me advice I live by to this day, & always will. On the wings of angels fly...❤️
Well, 2016. Aren't you just a swift kick in the nuts. Carrie Fisher was a legend and a role model on how to speak your mind. What a loss.
#CarrieFisher was so witty and provocative and unrelentingly interesting. Goddamn, I loved her. Everyone did.
2016 is killing me. So sad in one week losing two greats. First George Michael now Carrie fisher. So sad. I just can't 😭😭😭! Rip both of you
From the same @WebMD Q&A w/ Carrie Fisher, a funny & gifted writer...on fixing bad scripts.
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. A brilliantly funny, talented woman. We will miss your humor now more than ever.
RIP Carrie Fisher.
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. Seeing her again on talk shows was such a thrill. So hilarious & fearless when she was being herself.
RIP Carrie Fisher. May the Force always be with you, Princess Leia.
Carrie Fisher dedicated her platform to mental health awareness & female empowerment. She is a reason + reminder to keep up your fight. RIP
Before Carrie Fisher, "Princess" was a condescension. She made it stand for strength, class, brains, wit & fire. RIP everyone's 1st crush.
No words. We love you @carrieffisher forever our Princess. May God bless you as richly as you blessed us…
I met Carrie Fisher at a premiere once. She was kind and gracious, had her daughter with her.
Carrie was my friend. It took me three series but I got her in the end. She was the most generous, fun, gifted, smart, kind, funny funny funny person I've ever met. She certainly wasn't ready to go. I'm so glad we became pals. I'm so devastated at her loss. I want to write about her more but I can't process yet.
Not Carrie Fisher. Just. Not. Carrie Fisher.
NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Not Carrie Fisher!!!!!! Damn!!!!!!! 💔😪😪🙏🏼for her family & friends (oh Ms Debbie Reynolds so sorry) #RIPCarrieFisher
Thoughts & prayers for #CarrieFisher 's friends & family. We've lost another icon. Hoping 2017 will be a better year for everyone.
Saddest tweets to tweet. Mommy is gone. I love you @carrieffisher

More from
Stars react to Carrie Fisher's death at 60
George Michael's partner says he found singer's body: 'We don't know what happened yet'
Garry Shandling's official cause of death revealed

Read Full Story

Sign up for Entertainment Insider by AOL to get the hottest pop culture news delivered straight to your inbox!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.