Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies has sadly passed away this Tuesday.
The actress went into cardiac arrest during her flight from London to Los Angeles this Friday and was put to UCLA Medical Center, where she later died.
The news about her cardiac arrest was first told by TMZ;
Legendary actress Carrie Fisher has sadly passed away in the hospital this morning at 60 years old. She will be missed. 🙏❤️️ pic.twitter.com/usPjRuw3P8
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) December 27, 2016
“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.” – The statement told.
The Emmy nominated actress, producer and writer was only 19 when she first started filming for Star Wars. She wrote about her whole experience in “The Princess Diarist”, and that’s what she was promoting in London.