Debbie Reynolds is 'heartbroken' to miss honorary Oscar honors

November 13, 2015 6:52 PM

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Debbie Reynolds is "heartbroken" that she will miss out on receiving her honorary Oscar award this weekend due to medical reasons, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced Friday.

Reynolds 83, will be bestowed with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 7th annual Governors Awards on Saturday. But the Singin' in the Rainstar will "regretfully be unable to attend" due to "unexpectedly long recovery from a recent surgery," according to a statement from the academy.

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