Celebs, co-stars mourn Carrie Fisher
Published Tuesday, December 27, 2016 1:52PM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, December 28, 2016 8:55AM EST
Celebrities, co-stars and show business greats paid tribute to Carrie Fisher on social media Tuesday following news of her death.
The 60-year-old actress and author, who skyrocketed to fame following her legendary role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” series died days after suffering a medical emergency onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles.
Fisher's mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, posted a brief message on Facebook shortly after her daughter's death was announced:
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
She was the brightest, funniest, bravest, kindest, cleverest and sweetest person I ever knew. A crushing blow to lose @carrieffisher— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) December 27, 2016
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. A brilliantly funny, talented woman. We will miss your humor now more than ever.— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier&smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher was smart, funny, talented, surprising, and always a hell of a fun time to be around. Family Guy will miss her immensely.— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher had a brilliant mind. I will miss her insight her wit and her beautiful voice.— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) December 27, 2016
So so so sad. Thank you, Carrie Fisher. What a loss.— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) December 27, 2016
"Our beautiful brilliant funny wise kind and generous Blues Sister -so ironic - Xmas was Carrie's favorite thing next to babies."— Dan Aykroyd (@dan_aykroyd) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher's acknowledgment to her mother, Debbie Reynolds, at the end of her last book THE PRINCESS DIARIST pic.twitter.com/UAr9PpBZA3— Kyle Buchanan (@kylebuchanan) December 27, 2016
There are no words for this loss. Carrie was the brightest light in every room she entered. I will miss her dearly. pic.twitter.com/GgIeYGeMt9— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) 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
Carrie Fisher didn't make it. I am so terribly sorry, and send my sincere condolences to her family, friends and fans all around the world.— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) December 27, 2016
I'm deeply saddened at the news of Carrie's passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!— Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) December 27, 2016
Saddest tweets to tweet. Mommy is gone. I love you @carrieffisher— Carrie Fisher's Dog (@Gary_TheDog) December 27, 2016
We’ll never forget you, Carrie. May the Force be with you always.— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) December 27, 2016
Breaking my silence with a broken heart...the Unfathomable loss...the earth is off its axis today...how dare you take her away from us pic.twitter.com/fUHwsHRwyy— Joely Fisher (@MsJoelyFisher) December 27, 2016