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Debbie Reynolds Hospitalized

She has to cancel 3 months' worth of shows

(Newser) - Debbie Reynolds was hospitalized after a reaction to medicine she was taking, and it's serious enough that doctors ordered her to cancel 3 months of concerts, reports Fox News . The 80-year-old actress and singer made her name in 1952's Singin' in the Rain and later had a high-profile... More »

A Piece of Movie History Sells for $5.6M

Iconic dress Marilyn Monroe wore in 'Seven Year Itch' sets record

(Newser) - Actress Debbie Reynolds decided to unload the 3,500 movies costumes she has amassed over the years, and one of the very first ones to sell brought in quite the price: $5.6 million. That was what one lucky bidder spent to acquire Marilyn Monroe's white "subway" dress,... More »

'50s Crooner Eddie Fisher Dead at 86

Teen idol's career was overshadowed by divorce scandals

(Newser) - '50s-era singer and TV entertainer Eddie Fisher has died following complications from hip surgery. Fisher, 86, sold millions of records and once had legions of teen fans, but his career eventually became overshadowed by the scandalous ends to his marriages to stars Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor, AP reports. More »

Just Being Carrie Fisher Is Super-Weird

'You’re supposed to be unusual' in Hollywood: Wishful Drinking author

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher’s shrink told her, “If you worked in a supermarket they would’ve institutionalized you at 20,” she recalls. Not so in Hollywood, where the erstwhile Princess Leia suffered through drug addiction, manic depression, and failed relationships—her own and her parents’. But electroshock therapy helped... More »

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