Billie Lourd talks to Ellen DeGeneres about the past, present and future on Tuesday’s episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.
It is the first time the “Scream Queens” star and the daytime talk show host have crossed paths in years. “I met you when you were a tiny, little baby,” DeGeneres tells Lourd. “Billie’s mom was Carrie Fisher,” the host continues to a screeching cheer from the audience. “Carrie Fisher was one of our favourite guests here.”
Lourd, 25, opens up to DeGeneres about the impossible-to-deal-with circumstances of losing her mom and her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, in two consecutive days. “It’s completely surreal. I mean, there’s no way to really explain it,” the young actress says. “It’s really hard to talk about.”
“If I say that I’m doing good, then I’m ‘too happy’ and if I say I’m not doing good then I’m ‘a mess.'”
Lourd also dishes on how meeting writer Ryan Murphy led to her breakout role on “Scream Queens” and teases her starring role in “American Horror Story: Cult”.