Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd supported by Taylor Lautner hours before grandmother Debbie Reynolds dies

Billie Lourd was pictured minutes before her grandmother was rushed to hospital [Splash]

The 24 year old was snapped leaving her home in California with rumoured boyfriend Taylor Lautner. 

It’s thought the pictures were taken just minutes before her grandmother Debbie Reynolds was rushed to hospital. 

Billie has been flooded with messages of support side the loss of her mum and grandmother just one day apart. 

Twilight actor Taylor shared a snap of the pair together on his Instagram, praising her strength to his 2.1million followers. 

The Scream Queens actress was supported by rumoured boyfriend Taylor Lautner [Splash]

“This girl is one of the strongest, most fearless individuals I’ve ever met,” he wrote.

“Absolutely beautiful inside and out. I’m lucky to know you.”

The Scream Queens actress confirmed her Star Wars actress mother had died aged 60 following a heart attack while on a flight.

She said in a statement: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning.

Taylor Lautner posted a picture praising Billie Lourd’s ‘strength’ [Taylor Lautner/Instagram]

“She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

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Just one day later, Singin’ In The Rain star Debbie died following a stroke.

It’s thought she was at her son Todd Fisher’s house arranging her daughter’s funeral when the incident happened.

Releasing a statement, he said: “The last thing she said this morning was that she was very, very sad about losing Carrie and that she would like to be with her again.

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds died just one day apart [Getty]

“Fifteen minutes later she suffered a severe stroke.”

He added: “The only thing we’re taking solace in is that what she wanted to do was take care of her daughter, which is what she did best.”

Billie recently opened up about what is was like being raised by the Princess Leia star.

Speaking to Teen Vogue, she said: “She told me to be true, and kind, and confident in yourself. 

Billie said Carrie Fisher raised her ‘without a gender’ [Getty]

“She raised me to not think of men and women as different. She raised me without gender. It’s kind of the reason she named me Billie. 

“It’s not about being a strong woman — it’s about being a strong person. 

“She once told me, ‘I never sat you down with a credo. It was more about leading by example.'”

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