Elizabeth Taylor was in a lot of pain before death, says Debbie Reynolds

Updated: Mar 25, 2011, 10:55 AM IST

New York: Actress Debbie Reynolds has revealed that late Dame Elizabeth Taylor was in a lot of pain before her death.

Best known for their decades-long rivalry, Taylor and Reynolds managed to mend their friendship and even shared an intimate moment two weeks before Taylor`s death on Wednesday.

"I said, Getting old is really sh--" the New York Daily News quoted Reynolds, as telling Access Hollywood Live.

And she said, "It certainly is. It certainly is, Debbie. This is really tough."

I said, "Well, you just hang in there now, Elizabeth" Reynolds said.

And she said, "I`m really trying.”

"God bless her; she`s on to a better place," Reynolds said.

"I`m happy that she`s out of her pain, because she was in a lot of pain," Reynolds added.