Earlier Tuesday morning, the world lost one of its brightest stars as Carrie Fisher passed away.
The news of her passing shocked the world after the most recent reports claimed the Star Wars actress was in stable condition. Following the confirmation of Fisher's death, the world turned to social media to share in each other's mourning and grief.
Hollywood's stars -- actors, directors, and musicians -- poured out their feelings on Twitter in the moments following Fisher's passing. We've rounded up some of the tweets onto the following slides. May the Force be with all of us in these times of grief.
Fisher's co-star in the Star Wars franchise, the man who brings Luke Skywalker to life by her side from the very beginning, Mark Hamill is in a similar state as the majority of Fisher's fandom: unable to find proper words to describe the grief.
It's been overstated, but it's been a difficult, heavy year.— Grant Gustin (@grantgust) December 27, 2016
Learning Carrie Fisher has passed breaks my heart as it does so many others.
The Flash actor Grant Gustin paid respects on Twitter, expressing his broken heart over learning of her passing.
I'm sitting in stunned silence learning of the death of #CarrieFisher. In what has been a particularly sad year this may be the hardest. RIP— Josh Gad (@joshgad) December 27, 2016
Popular comedian and voice actor from Frozen and star of the upcoming Beauty and the Beast film Josh Gad is in "stunned silence" over Carrie Fisher's passing.
Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier&smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) December 27, 2016
Whoopi Goldberg sends condolences to Carrie Fisher's family while also sharing highlights of some of her most beloved traits.
Director of Doctor Strange and innovative filmmaker Scott Derrickson paid respects to Fisher with a photo of her as Leia.
Carrie Fisher was a lovely lady. Met her a few times in the States. She was always friendly and warm. Very sad news today in a sad week— Colin Baker (@SawbonesHex) December 27, 2016
The sixth incarnation of the Doctor on Doctor Who, actor Colin Baker calls Fisher "friendly and warm" as he processed the news of the recent loss.
Amazing princess. Kickass warrior. Incredible writer. Kind soul. My first crush at 6. RIP Carrie Fisher...galaxies of fans mourn your loss.— Chris Hardwick (@hardwick) December 27, 2016
Thank you, Ms. Fisher.— Scott M. Gimple (@ScottMGimple) December 27, 2016
The Walking Dead showrunner Scott Gimple thanked Carrie Fisher for her work, likely having drawn inspiration from her in one form or another. Given The Walking Dead's abilitiy to empower its female characters, as much can be assumed that it stems from Fisher's role as Leia.
I'm sad. pic.twitter.com/O0dsxZjlDM— Michael Giacchino (@m_giacchino) December 27, 2016
Iconic musical composer Michael Giacchino, who has scores of Doctor Strange and LOST under his belt, recently tackled Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
I'm deeply saddened to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher. I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished.— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 27, 2016
Star Trek icon William Shatner will miss the Star Wars icon deeply.