Carrie Fisher, who charmed the world playing Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars films, has died following a massive heart attack. She was 60.
People Magazine reports, Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd confirmed the news: “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.”
Star Wars actress had been in critical care as of Friday night, when she was removed from a plane by paramedics after going into cardiac arrest.
Fisher had a vibrant career as an actress and author. She even popped up in a few video games, including several Star Wars titles and the 2012 stealth hit Dishonored.
2016 just can’t stop taking away people we love, and as it seems 2016 is not done yet.
And my personal favorite video of 2016 after loosing all these beautiful people.