Carrie Fisher's young daughter remains unimpressed with the Hollywood
royalty of her grandparents Eddie Fisher and DEBBIE REYNOLDS - who she thinks
are "very weird" people.
The Star Wars actress, 47, had a troubled upbringing when Fisher left
Reynolds for DAME Elizabeth Taylor when Carrie was just a year old, and her
mother subsequently turned to drink.
So Carrie understands 11-year-old daughter BILLIE being uncomfortable with
her grandparents - who she admits betray the signs of spending a lifetime in
Fisher explains, "Billie doesn't get it about Debbie - SINGING IN THE RAIN
and all that. And she probably won't until it's too late. That's a shame
because my mother is hilarious and great and Billie just thinks of her as very
"It's sad. There was a grandparents day at school and Billie didn't tell
us. I said, 'Oh Baby.' That hurt me so much for my mom. But my mother is not a
regular grandmother; she's going to show up in a wig.
"Then my father did show up, at BRYAN's (Billie's father) behest, and my
daughter freaked. He was wearing orange clothes and bright blue boots and dyed
black hair, and he started singing when he saw her.
"She's 11 and super hip, so she runs up to Bryan and hisses, 'She's making
a fool out of me!' with real tears in her eyes. I call my brother later and
say, 'You know how we'd have hacked off a arm to get our father to show up at
school? He goes
to Billie's thing, and she's mortified. Perfect!"