Debbie Reynolds on Carrie Fischer and Dating Gay Men in Hollywood March 17, 2021

from Feast of Fun: Gay Talk Show· ·

In 2009, we had the pleasure of interviewing Debbie Reynolds about her life in Hollywood, her one woman show and her deep bond with her daughter Carrie Fisher. In 2011, we also had the pleasure of chatting with Carrie Fisher at her own one woman show, Wishful Drinking. We were inspired by her courage and humor in talking so candidly about her life. Tragically, Carrie Fisher was traveling home to California to visit her mother when she had a heart attack and later died. Days later Debbie Reynolds also passed away. Please enjoy this encore presentation of our interview with …



In 2009, we had the pleasure of interviewing Debbie Reynolds about her life in Hollywood, her one woman show and her deep bond with her daughter Carrie Fisher.

In 2011, we also had the pleasure of chatting with Carrie Fisher at her own one woman show, Wishful Drinking. We were inspired by her courage and humor in talking so candidly about her life.

Tragically, Carrie Fisher was traveling home to California to visit her mother when she had a heart attack and later died. Days later Debbie Reynolds also passed away.

Please enjoy this encore presentation of our interview with Debbie Reynolds. Our hearts and thoughts go to Debbie, Carrie, their family and to their millions of fans and friends all around the world.

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{Best of Feast of Fun, originally posted Aug. 5, 2009.}

As star of Singing In the Rain, one of the most loved Holllywood musicals of all time, Debbie Reynolds made a name for herself with her sparkling voice and uninhibited sense of humor. Dick Cavett called her “one of the first ladies of Hollywood.”

With over 30 films, two Broadway shows and several TV series under her belt, Debbie Reynolds still continues to captivate audiences with her one woman show.

Today we’re talking to Hollywood’s Golden Age diva — Debbie Reynolds on her conservative roots, her divorce from Eddie Fisher and being the mother of the Princess of Sci Fi- Carrie Fisher.

What was it like to rehearse the dance sequences with Gene Kelly? Is it true he made her feet bleed? What’s it like living next door to her daughter?

Debbie Reynolds on a date with Tab HunterListen as Debbie shares with us her stories of dating closeted gay men in Hollywood, being a mother to all her fans and she dishes on drag queens making it big in show business.

In the photo on the right is Debbie Reynolds with Hollywood hunk Tab Hunter, who later came out as a gay man in the late 80s. What was it like dating him?