'A Light Extinguished': Fans Pay Tribute To Carrie FisherBy Sadé Carpenter | December 27, 2016
"Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher has joined the depressingly long list of icons and legends we've lost this year.
She died of heart complications after going into cardiac arrest last week.
Celebrities and fans alike are tweeting their tributes to Fisher, recognizing her for her acting prowess, mental health advocacy and overall badassness.
I'm deeply saddened to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher. I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished.— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 27, 2016
When I was a young man, Carrie Fisher was the most beautiful creature I had ever seen. She turned out to be witty and bright as well.— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) December 27, 2016
Shocked and saddened to learn of Carrie Fisher's passing at 60 years of age. She was a true force to be reckoned with. pic.twitter.com/sxrMKi1E0B— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPics) December 27, 2016
Princess Leia taught me to resist and fight. Carrie Fisher taught me to be bold and loud and own the darkest parts of me.— Auntie Kristy (@KristineWyllys) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher dedicated her platform to mental health awareness & female empowerment. She is a reason + reminder to keep up your fight. RIP— h (@halsey) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher's Leia is why my generation grew up knowing women were leaders, bad-asses and equals. To me, she's royalty. RIP.— Ben Lesnick (@banditloaf) December 27, 2016