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Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Family and More Celebrities Mourn Her Death on Twitter

Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Family and More Celebrities Mourn Her Death on Twitter

On Tuesday, December 27, Carrie Fisher passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.

The actress, who immortalized the role of Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise, had gone into cardiac arrest four days earlier when she was flying from London to Los Angeles. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was being treated and later died.

Her tragic and sudden health issues shocked Fisher’s “Star Wars” co-stars and devoted fans, who took to Twitter to send prayers and messages of hope. Though days later, upon hearing the news of her death, the entertainment world and celebrities expressed their heartbreak on social media.

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John Boyega, who portrayed Finn in “The Force Awakens,” tweeted:

My heart is heavy but I'm grateful that I got to know her. I'll cherish the memories, conversations and her consistent support.

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