Billie Lourd Paid Tribute to Her Late Mother Carrie Fisher with a Song

It’s been two years since we said goodbye to the late Carrie Fisher and then, just a day later, to her mother Debbie Reynolds as well. In that time, Fisher’s memory has been honored with posthumous awards for her work in the time leading up to her death, as well as plenty of memories shared by her daughter, Billie Lourd, on social media. On Thursday, to mark the two-year anniversary of her mother’s passing, Lourd shared two videos on Instagram that feature her playing piano and singing, something she said she and Fisher liked to do together.

In her caption, Lourd utilized emojis to spell out, “For momby,” imitating the way Fisher used to tweet using emojis to spell words instead of typing. Lourd wrote, “It has been two years since my Momby’s death and I still don’t know what the ‘right’ thing to do on a death anniversary is (I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way about your loved ones). So I decided to do something a little vulnerable for me, but something we both loved to do together – sing.”

Lourd noted that the piano she plays was a gift to Fisher from her father, Eddie Fisher, and the song, “These Days” by Jackson Browne, was one of her momby’s favorites.

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🎏🅾️®️ ♏️🅾️♏️🅱️🌱It has been two years since my Momby’s death and I still don’t know what the “right” thing to do on a death anniversary is (I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way about your loved ones). So I decided to do something a little vulnerable for me, but something we both loved to do together – sing. This is the piano her father gave her and this was one of her favorite songs. And as the song says, we must “keep on moving”. I’ve found that what keeps me moving is doing things that make me happy, working hard on the things that I’m passionate about and surrounding myself with people I love and making them smile. I hope this encourages anyone feeling a little low or lost to “keep on moving”. As my Momby once said, “take your broken heart and turn it into art” – whatever that art may be for you. ❤️

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“And as the song says, we must ‘keep on moving,'” Lourd wrote. “I’ve found that what keeps me moving is doing things that make me happy, working hard on the things that I’m passionate about and surrounding myself with people I love and making them smile. I hope this encourages anyone feeling a little low or lost to ‘keep on moving.’ As my Momby once said, ‘take your broken heart and turn it into art’ – whatever that art may be for you.”

Since Fisher’s death in 2016, Lourd has shared several memories of her mother in Instagram, in addition to making a special trip to Norway to see the Northern Lights with her father, Bryan Lourd, in Fisher’s honor. Lourd also adopted Fisher’s beloved dog, Gary. We love that Fisher has inspired her daughter to keep going, no matter what, and that she’s sharing that message with the world.

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