"Star Wars" Actress Carrie Fisher, Dies At The Age Of 60

HipHop News Posted on December 27, 2016 at 4:19am

"Star Wars" Actress Carrie Fisher, Dies At The Age Of 60

That the force be with you.

Los Angeles, CA – An icon that has gone from Carrie Fisher, known for her role as Princess Leia in the star wars franchise, died today (December 27) after suffering a heart attack last week. She was 60. The news was shared by a representative of the family to talk about Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd.

"It is with profound sadness that Billie Lourd confirmed that his beloved mother of Carrie Fisher, passed away at 8:55 this morning," Simon Halls, said in a statement to People.

Fisher first starred as the heroine galactic at the age of 19 in Star Wars: A New Hope. She went to the movie the other two installments of the original trilogy, and appeared in the final year of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She made her last appearance in Rouge: A Star Wars Story that was released earlier this month.

She was the daughter of the legendary actor Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher.

The Hip-Hop community sent their tributes to the star on social media.

HipHopDX sends its condolences to the Fisher family and friends.

Rest well, Master Jedi. #CarrieFisher #LeiaSkywalkerOrganaSolo #RestInPower #TheForceWillBeWithYou #Always

A photo posted by 9th Wonder (@9thwonder) on Dec 27, 2016 at 10:07am PST

#rip #CarrieFisher #princessLeia

A photo posted by Big Boi (@therealbigboi) on Dec 27, 2016 at 10:26am PST

Rest in Peace

A photo posted by Ti Gangsta Boo (@missyeahoe) on Dec 27, 2016 at 10:17 PST

RIP Carrie. Fuck 2016.

A photo posted by Talib Kweli (@talibkweli) on Dec 27, 2016 at 10:04am PST

The princess....and The Revolution #CarrieFisher

A photo posted by Questlove Gomez (@questlove) on Dec 27, 2016 at 10:03am PST

Carrie Fisher. That the force be with you. ❤️

A photo posted by R a P S O D y (@rapsody) on Dec 27, 2016 at 10:10am PST

💔

A photo posted by Lil Big Heart (@kehlani) on Dec 27, 2016 at 10:24am PST

He lost his father, foster parents, the husban

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