Hollywood Mourns Loss of ‘Star Wars’ Actress Carrie Fisher


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Actress, Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, has passed away.

The 60-year-old suffered a massive heart attack during a transatlantic flight from London to Los Angeles. Upon landing the actress, also a renowned author, was rushed to a nearby hospital but failed to regain consciousness.
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Star Wars co-stars paid their respects to the actress – who is the daughter of Hollywood royalty Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher – on social media.

Harrison Ford Tweeted he was “shocked and saddened to hear the news about my dear friend.”


Mark Hamill revealed Carrie played a “crucial role in my professional & personal life, & both would have been far emptier without her.”


Singer Paul Simon, who was married to Carrie Fisher in the 1980’s posted, “Yesterday was a horrible day. Carrie was a special, wonderful girl. It’s too soon.”


Fisher’s daughter, Scream Queens star Billie Lourd, will care for Carrie’s famous therapy dog, Gary – a four-year-old French Bulldog.


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