On 27-Dec-2016 In Celebrities
WittyFeed confirms the news that Carrie Fisher, best known as Princess Leia in Star Wars died on Friday after suffering a heart attack while aboard a flight from London to Los Angeles, almost 15 minutes before the plane was scheduled to land.Speaking on behalf of Carrie Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, a spokesperson for their family Simon Halls confirmed the news of her death on Tuesday. He told E! Online in a news statement that, "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."
After she suffered the heart attack, an extensive medical treatment was provided to her before the flight landed. And even the top most airport authorities took care of her, the LA city Fire Department reported to E!
...that Carrie was being treated in the ICU. Also, Local TV station KABC reported that night she was in critical condition and on a ventilator.
Mark Hamill is one of the major actors in the Star Wars series, as he played the iconic character of Luke Skywalker. He only said he is #Devastated after knowing about the death of Carrie Fisher.
She informed her fans about this incident on Twitter and also appreciated the airport authorities for taking an extra care of Carrie Fisher.
Carrie Fisher has given some remarkable performances in her career, but she still holds a place in our heart as Princess Leia of the original Star Wars trilogy.
To pursue an educational qualification, she left Hollywood and moved to Central School of Speech and Drama, London. However, very soon within a time of a year and a half she was pulled back in the world of the spotlight and made her debut in 1975's Shampoo.Two years after all of this, at the age of 19, she was offered the role of Princess Leia in the first instalment of the evergreen Sci-Fi film Star Wars.
By the time Carrie was a 13-year-old, she had started dabbling with Marijuana. She moved further with her age, and at the age of 21, she was a complete drug addict of Cocaine and LSD. The stories about her addictions are covered in a book Postcards from the Edge, which later turned into a movie with Meryl Streep playing the lead character.
After she had turned sober, Carrie decided to become an advocate for mental health. Putting her Hollywood career aside, she decided to write books like Surrender the Pink, Wishful Drinking and et al. She didn't appear in any Hollywood movie after that except for 2015's Star Wars franchise The Force Awakens only to Princess Leia once again on the silver screen.
In her last days, Carrie was busy promoting her latest and newest book The Princess Diarist, in which she had written most 'intimate, hilarious, and revealing' memories of what happened behind the scenes while shooting Star Wars films.Carrie has left behind her 24-year-old daughter, and her beloved French Bulldog, Gary.WittyFeed's prayers are with her friends and families at this time. May her soul rest in peace.For more Hollywood updates, click here.SubscribeDownload the WittyFeed App on your Android and iOS smartphones.