Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor were close friends for decades. The actors met when they were both young, and their relationship grew into adulthood. However, Reynolds and Taylor soon became the love triangle that brought in Reynolds’ husband, Eddie Fisher.
Before they parted ways, Reynolds confronted Fisher about his relationship with Taylor.
Debbie Reynolds married Eddie Fisher in 1955
Reynolds and Fisher had their first date in 1952. At the time, they were both Hollywood broadcasters. according to The Daily Mail, Fisher was very popular compared to Frank Sinatra. Reynolds was a multi-faceted star who achieved film success with films like Singin in the Rain and The tender hair in the 1950s.
When Fisher returned from New York, the singer admitted that he was romantic with Fisher. Not only had he broken his oaths with Reynolds, but he also wanted a divorce. Reynolds said she warned Fisher that he was making a mistake by leaving her and their family.
“If you marry her, she’ll throw you out within 18 months,” Reynolds told Fisher.
Reynolds proved he was right about Taylor and Fisher ‘s marriage. Although they lasted more than 18 months, Taylor divorced Fisher in 1959. He married ii Cleopatra co-star, Richard Burton, nine days later.
“And Elizabeth got rid of him, just as I had warned,” Reynolds continued.