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Billie Lourd Pays Tribute to Late Mother Carrie Fisher on Sixth Anniversary of her Death

  Billie Lourd wrote a tribute post to her late mother Carrie Fisher six years after Carrie’s death. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the Ticket to Paradise star acknowledged the six-year anniversary of her mother Carrie Fisher’s death. Captioning a photo of herself and her late mother together, Billie wrote, “It has been 6 years since my Momby died (feels like 2 but also like 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she’s died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the most joyful of my life.” Billie and her husband Austen Rydell welcomed their second child, Jackson, on 12 December. They also share two-year-old Kingston. “My mom is not here to meet either of them and isn’t here to experience any of the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest,” the actress shared in her post. “For anyone out there experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone.” She advised anyone experiencing both “magical” and

Roger Taylor Was 'Tempted To Laugh' At Freddie Mercury's First Singing Attempts


 The Queen musicians met at college in London in 1968 and the drummer and guitarist were originally in a band called Smile with Tim Staffell, but once the bassist-and-singer decided to leave, their friend asked to step in.


Roger recalled: "He was so extreme, one was tempted to laugh at first, because he hadn’t developed his voice; he didn’t have the control he had later.


“But he had this thrusting energy and zeal for everything. And, really, a massive array of hidden talents. We were big pals. We had a stall in Kensington Market and he was so delightful, just great to be around, with a tremendous lust for life. He sort of invented himself.”


Roger used to play guitar but gave up the instrument when he met Brian and was blown away by his talent.


He recalled to the Daily Telegraph: “I just thought, ‘Wow!’ I’d never met anyone with Brian’s facility. It’s a natural-born gift.” 


The 72-year-old drummer thinks "chemistry" between the trio and bassist John Deacon, who joined Queen in 1971, was key to the band's success.


He said: “We were a gang, very tight-knit. The whole thing was greater than the sum of the parts. We were very lucky with that chemistry. Fred had an incredible faith in us and our path. As he would endlessly say: ‘Talent will out, my dears!’”


And Roger is convinced the agreement between the 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers to share songwriting royalties was vital to their progress and continued good relationships, even though it meant he missed out on more money.


He said: “Freddie and Brian were the main writers at first and then John and myself sort of took over in the Eighties. 


"And Fred came up with a wonderful solution. He said, ‘Look, everything is under the heading Queen, so we split it equally.’ 


"Which actually didn’t go that well for me, because I was writing most of the hits by then. But I can’t complain.”

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