5 things you probably didn’t know about Carrie Fisher
Fisher’s parents, actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, suffered one of the most scandalous splits of their time when her father left her mother for Elizabeth Taylor. Her breakout role was in 1975’s “Shampoo.” Her emoji game was strong She did not like the costumes she had to wear on Star Wars: She hated the white dress from A New Hope, but it was the famed metal bikini in Return of the Jedi, which she despised most of all. She beat some big names to land the role of Princess Leia, including Sissy Spacek, Farrah Fawcett, Glenn Close, Jessica Lange, and Meryl Streep.
Goodbye Princess Leia: Celebrities react to Carrie Fisher’s death
Countless celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to Carrie Fisher after she died on Tuesday. The 60-year-old actress suffered a heart attack on a plane from London to LAX just a few days before her death and had been hospitalized.
Carrie Fisher dead at 60
“Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher has passed away at age 60 following complications from a massive heart attack suffered this past weekend. Fisher suffered the heart attack when flying from London to Los Angeles and required medical treatment on the plane. She was then rushed to UCLA Medical Center upon arrival. Fisher rose to fame for her role in the original “Star Wars” trilogy and later went on to have a successful career as a script-writer in addition to minor acting roles. During her younger years, Fisher struggled with drug addiction and mental health issues but had been very outspoken about it in her two autobiographies. Fisher is survived by her mother, her daughter and her brother.
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