After suffering a heart attack on Friday, a family spokesperson has confirmed that Carrie Fisher passed away today at 8:55 this morning.
Daughter Billie Lourd released the following statement:
She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.
Carrie Fisher was best known for her role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” movie franchise.
As of this moment, no statements have been released by Fisher’s “Star Wars” co-stars.