It is with heavy hearts that fans learned today that Star Wars’ Carrie Fisher passed away. Shortly before Christmas, the iconic actress was rushed to a local Los Angeles hospital after suffering a heart attack on a flight home from London. Sadly, the actress succumbed after being treated, and fans all over the world are mourning the tragic loss.
At this time, all of the fans’ thoughts and prayers go out to Carrie Fisher’s family and friends. In the coming days, fans will take time to pay proper respect to the actress for her beautiful career and unapologetic desire to be her truest self. Not only was Fisher an accomplished actress, but she was also a sought-after for her script doctoring skills. She worked on her magic on the Star Wars prequels, and Fisher was also a passionate advocate for mental health issues.
Rest in peace, Carrie Fisher.
Carrie Fisher was the only princess I ever wanted to be. In my mind you were always queen. RIP.— Lorraine
I am broken. Rest in peace, Carrie. You inspired so many of us. pic.twitter.com/NaDK4UoF9C— Janna Zagari (@jannazagari) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher was the most and the everything. A brilliant fucking writer and wit above all else. That's a genius gone.— Sara Benincasa
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. Seeing her again on talk shows was such a thrill. So hilarious & fearless when she was being herself.— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher was hilarious, a genuine genius, and a fierce advocate for mental health. She will be sorely missed. #RIPCarrie— Cassidee Moser (@CassideeMoser) December 27, 2016
What a horrible year! Now we've lost Carrie Fisher! Just too much! Be thankful for everyday! God bless everyone going into this new year!— Ms. G (@shreyann) December 27, 2016
2016 has literally been the worst year. It took away so many of our greats and now Carrie Fisher?!— Kim
No. No. I don't believe this. No. Carrie Fisher isn't dead. No. She can't be. No. JUST FUCKING NO OKAY.— Je suis Berlin (@ShamyGrokite) December 27, 2016
Literally an audible cry just went up through the whole @NPR newsroom at news of Carrie Fisher's death. Objectivity only goes so far.— Ari Shapiro (@arishapiro) December 27, 2016
what started to be a great day, turned so sad.. So much of my childhood is gone now. I adored Carrie Fisher. This one really hurts. :(— michele 2% (@bedofroses2001) December 27, 2016
Cannot believe the beautiful Carrie Fisher has left us. Such a wonderful spirit and forever one of the greatest role models!— Hoe Hoe Hoe (@GameOfShannon) December 27, 2016
I've looked up to Carrie Fisher since I was 6 and watched Star Wars IV. We lost an amazing woman today.— Colleen (@ColleenDaBean_) December 27, 2016
i can't believe she's gone. RIP carrie fisher, i love you so much. thank you for being an extremely inspiring princess to us all ❤️— mariam's ghost (@invisiblelovely) December 27, 2016
I just read the news about Carrie Fisher and I am sitting in a Starbucks sobbing and Jesus Christ I don't even know I don't know I loved her— Anne Thériault (@anne_theriault) December 27, 2016
In all seriousness out of all the deaths this year Carrie Fisher has definitely hit me hardest.A huge chunk of childhood gone. #RIPCarrie— Charlie Clayton 父 (@oCharlieClayton) December 27, 2016
I'm crying. The woman who taught me that I could be a princess and still be kickass has moved to the stars. I love you Carrie Fisher.— Jesse (@jessehcatherine) December 27, 2016
I am heartbroken to say that Carrie Fisher has died. I'm aware she's much more than Princess Leia. But that is how I first knew her.— Darren Currie (@doccomoli) December 27, 2016
Wait. Wait what....— K. (@kdotdolan) December 27, 2016
There has been a great disturbance in the force.
RIP Carrie Fisher