Carrie Fisher passes away at 60

Carrie Fisher, popularly known for her portrayal as Princess Leia in Star Wars died after suffering from a massive heart attack.

BY JOAN LEARY

FRESH SCOOPS

12/29/2016 2:24 AM
Carrie Fisher passes away at 60


122816-CarrieFisher.jpgCarrie Fisher, popularly known for her portrayal as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series passed away on Tuesday, after suffering from a massive heart attack. She was 60.

"It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning," Simon Halls, spokesperson of the Fisher family told People Magazine.

"Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter. I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop,” Fisher's mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, wrote on Facebook.