Los Angeles, 12/27/16. Actress/writer Carrie Fisher died today from a massive heart attack. She was 60 years old. She had been publicizing her latest book, “The Princess Diarist”. (Now, a #1 bestseller.) Dec. 23rd – On a return flight from London, she suffered a heart attack, en route to L.A. Witnesses state she was “unresponsive” to CPR and stopped breathing for as long as ten minutes.
Fisher’s most well-known acting role was as “Princess Leia” in Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. She had just completed work in “Star Wars – Episode VIII“. Fisher had complained that filmmakers had demanded she lose thirty pounds for the role in recent years. Whether this contributed to her death is unknown.
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