Almost three months after the back-to-back deaths of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, fans have an opportunity to say one last goodbye to the iconic mother-daughter duo at a public memorial service on Saturday afternoon at the cemetery where they are both buried.
He then introduced several elaborately edited videos capturing moments from Carrie and Debbie's family life and their most memorable career highlights, punctuated by a live appearance from R2-D2, who rolled around the stage mournfully until being comforted by Todd.
The event is taking place at Forest Lawn Cemetery Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, and will feature music by Star Wars composer John Williams, as well as an original tribute song by family friend James Blunt.
Debbie Reynolds asked her son Todd Fisher for permission to die shortly before she passed away.
It can be remembered that Carrie Fisher died in December previous year suffering from a heart attack. After a conversation about how hard Carrie's sudden death hit both of them, Todd recalled a shift: Debbie suddenly wanted to talk through her estate.
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"We, as Utahns are united in grief and loss, and our thoughts and prayers go out to their friends and family", said Love. The church said Thursday the Utah couple was also visiting the woman's parents, who are Mormon missionaries in London .
Her mother, equally famous from a long career in such movie classics as "Singing in the Rain" and "The Unsinkable Molly Brown", died of a stroke a day later at the age of 84.
"She's also genetically Carrie and Debbie..." Reynolds died a day after Carrie Fisher's death.
In the interview, Fisher told ET that even though he's made peace with the death of his mother, he's "not so OK" with the loss of his sister. She realized, 'I'd be lucky to sit through this. Todd Fisher has also released a statement on the tribute for his mother and sister on his website.
Minutes before the ceremony was set to begin, reporters were told Fisher's daughter, 24-year-old Scream Queens actress Billie Lourd, would not attend after all.