Debbie Reynolds and Tony Curtis confront each other on set over her first husband’s lies

Debbie Reynolds is undoubtedly a Hollywood giant, but her life is filled with the pain of betrayal and slander she feels, especially after being dumped by her husband Eddie Fisher in favor of you. hers.

Being a celebrity comes with many controversies; In fact, scandals are one of the side effects of stardom, and some of these stars seem to be more attracted to pop dramas than others.

Debbie Reynolds is one of the stars whose life is full of controversy. Although her career was respectable, Reynolds endured a lot of the shame of being dumped by her own husband for her friend.

US actor Tony Curtis wearing a black and white short-sleeved shirt, circa 1955. [Left] | Monochrome photo of Debbie Reynolds at an event. [Right] | Photo: Getty Images

Reynolds is married to singer Eddie Fisher, friend of Mike Todd, husband of Elizabeth Taylor. After Todd’s death, Fisher is asked to comfort Taylor in mourning and soon a romance ensues between them.

The male singer left his wife and children to follow a new lover, who is also a friend of Reynolds. Their breakup and Fisher’s marriage to Taylor were part of the most talked about events of that decade and led to a number of rumors. Here is how it happened.

Portrait of American actress and singer Debbie Reynolds, circa 1955. | Photo: Getty Images


Taylor was one of the most sought-after actresses of her time. She is a prime example of the word “diva”. The actress “Cleopatra” is a beautiful and at the same time very controversial.

Taylor never shied away from scandals, and that never seemed to matter to her. It looks like it has pushed her career to greater heights as she continues to fly high amid some allegations.

American singer Eddie Fisher smiles and hugs his wife, Debbie Reynolds, before a holiday wreath circa 1957. | Photo: Getty Images

Taylor was married eight times and twice to Richard Burton, but her marriage to Fisher was the most scandalous. Taylor and Fisher’s wife, Reynolds, had been friends since their childhood, so her robbery of her friend’s man was seen as the pinnacle of moral bankruptcy.

Six months after Fisher stepped in to comfort Taylor following the death of her husband in a plane crash, the duo embarked on an affair that would later become one of the biggest Hollywood sex scandals of all time.

Portrait of US actress Debbie Reynolds wearing a blue and white printed sleeveless top, circa 1970. | Photo: Getty Images

The incident was even more heartbreaking as they were all family friends who shared the moment, Fisher, Reynolds and Taylor were photographed together on social media at the time, but little is known about it. infidelity behind the scenes.

Fisher was best man at Taylor’s wedding to Todd, and when he and Reynolds welcomed their first child in 1958, they called him Todd in honor of Taylor’s spouse.

Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher dining at an event, circa 1959. | Photo: Getty Images

As their relationship grew strained, the musician surprised the world by divorcing his wife and two children to be with Taylor. Reynolds was met with pity and love while Fisher and Taylor suffered from public outrage because of their relationship.

Although it appeared to be blood between both women, Reynolds later confessed that she made up with Taylor and considered her a friend. except when she stole her man.

After divorcing his first love, Reynolds married two more times.


Reynolds also commented that she never resented Fisher’s betrayal. In an interview, she stated that no one asked for a divorce until they really wanted to leave, adding that she knew Taylor had never loved Fisher and that he was just a stranger until she found him. love.

Taylor met her true love, Richard Burton, on the set of “Cleopatra,” after a few years together, and she made no time for it. dig tract Fisher is for the actor her heart desires.

Fisher was heartbroken after realizing he had been abandoned. He confronts Taylor with an air gun; even that wasn’t enough to stop the romance the duo had developed.

Fisher spent the rest of his life being the bad guy and regretting his actions towards his career. Reynolds and Taylor remained friends until Taylor’s death, even co-starring in the 2001 TV series “The Old Broads”.

However, Reynolds wished she had heeded the advice of Frank Sinatra, her 1955 “The Tender Trap” co-star, who warned her of the danger of marrying a singer. Heeding advice will help her not to be the center of gossip from her co-stars.

Reynolds’ life is an adventure with good, bad and bad. After ending her marriage to Fisher, she became the subject of rumors from her co-star Tony Curtis, a friend of her ex-husband, Fisher.

According to reports, Curtis spread Rumor has it that Reynolds’ marriage to Fisher was over because she was a lesbian and a “bad layman”. In his defense, Reynolds claims Fisher never took the time to tell her what he loved but instead, she left it to Taylor.

Tony Curtis salutes at the annual Veterans Day parade on November 11, 2009. | Photo: Getty Images

As the rumors continued, Reynolds confronted Curtis, and to his surprise, he refused to back down and instead stood his ground. He claimed he was just repeating what Fisher had told him, and that he believed him because they were friends.

Curtis himself is also a famous star whose marriage broke down and left him in the dark. He was married to famous actress Janet Leigh, but towards the end of their marriage and death, his career is a shadow of it.

After divorcing his first love, Reynolds marry twice more to Harry Karl (1960-1973) and Richard Hamlett (1984-1996). Unfortunately, the two combinations are not the answer she expected in her quest for a new love.

Karl looked like he was the answer and provider Reynolds had hoped for, but at the end of their 13-year marriage, she was heartbroken and indebted to many of his creditors.

Actress Debbie Reynolds waves as she arrives for Dame Elizabeth Taylor’s 75th birthday party at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas on February 27, 2007. Photo: Getty Images

After avoiding bankruptcy with Karl, Reynolds was unable to avoid financial ruin after her third marriage to Hamlett ended in divorce. She spent $270,000 on his interest in the Las Vegas casino they bought together, and that left her in financial trouble.

Reynolds become more dependent on her kids after she failed the adventure. Despite sharing an estranged relationship with daughter Carrie Fisher, Reynolds enjoyed being with her children. Debbie Reynolds and Tony Curtis confront each other on set over her first husband’s lies

Tom Vazquez

Tom Vazquez is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Tom Vazquez joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with Tom Vazquez by emailing

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