This morning, the family of Carrie Fisher released a statement, a statement that shook the world: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning, she was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly, our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
Mrs. Fisher was on a flight from London to Los Angeles, on December 23rd when she suffered a heart attack, she was immediately rushed to the hospital, but did not recover.
Carrie Fisher was a brilliant actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker. She was best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars Franchise.
She will be greatly missed.