Debbie Reynolds: Elizabeth Taylor Was My Friend – Except for the Time She Stole My Man

No one was more enthralled by Elizabeth Taylor than Debbie Reynolds.

Some six decades after the fact, Reynolds still has fond memories of the time she attended high school on the MGM lot with the violet-eyed beauty.

Elizabeth Taylor Suffered 'a Lot of Pain' in Final Days, says Debbie Reynolds

Just two weeks before her death, a hospitalized Elizabeth Taylor spoke to her one-time rival Debbie Reynolds.

“I said, ‘Getting old is really sh––,’ ” Reynolds tells Access Hollywood of her final conversation with Taylor. “And she said, ‘It certainly is. It certainly is, Debbie. This is really tough.’ ”

Eddie Fisher Dies at 82

Eddie Fisher, the ’50s singing superstar whose crooning career was torpedoed by his involvement in perhaps the most-publicized sex scandal of the last century, died after suffering complications from recent hip surgery. He was 82.

“Late [Wednesday] evening, the world lost a true American icon,” Fisher’s family said in a statement. “He was an extraordinary talent and a true mensch [Yiddish for person of integrity].”

Eddie Ticks Off Liz -- Again

Eddie Fisher’s new tell-all book “Been There, Done That” – with unvarnished tales of his ex-wives Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds and Connie Stevens – has hit bookstores, and La Liz is not amused. “I think Eddie Fisher must have been in another world when he wrote his book,” she said in a statement about the singer (her fourth husband, between Mike Todd and Richard Burton). “Have you ever noticed that he is the only ex-husband I don’t talk about?” Liz suggests that Fisher, 71, concocted stories about her.