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It’s been a mere 24 hours since news broke about the tragic death of Carrie Fisher, and now her beloved Star Wars family has spoken out on a light that will always continue to shine.
They knew her as much more than ‘Princess Leia’ as Carrie’s Star Wars family, past and present has payed tribute to Carrie in the most heartfelt ways.
Heaven gained one hell of a heroine yesterday and millions have since paid their condolences to Carrie Fisher, but the people whom she’s grown closest with over the years have shared their deepest heartfelt messages. Carrie’s Star Wars costars, past and present have tweeted multiple photos, messages and fondest memories of the late actress.
Her beloved ‘space-twin’ Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker alongside her in the original films penned a heartfelt letter in remembrance, writing QUOTE, “It’s never easy to lose such a vital, irreplaceable member of the family, but this is downright heartbreaking. She was OUR Princess, damn it, & the actress who played her blurred into one gorgeous, fiercely independent & ferociously funny, take-charge woman who took our collective breath away. She played such a crucial role in my professional & personal life, & both would have been far emptier without her. I am grateful for the laughter, the wisdom, the kindness & even the bratty, self-indulgent crap my beloved space-twin gave me through the years. Thanks Carrie. I love you, mh”
The film’s creator and director George Lucas also recalled working with Carrie, writing, “Carrie and I have been friends most of our adult lives. She was extremely smart; a talented actress, writer and comedienne with a very colorful personality that everyone loved. In Star Wars she was our great and powerful princess – feisty, wise and full of hope in a role that was more difficult than most people might think.” Her onscreen love interest Harrison Ford, who played Han Solo, wrote, ““Carrie was one-of-a-kind…brilliant, original. Funny and emotionally fearless. She lived her life, bravely…My thoughts are with her daughter Billie, her mother Debbie, her brother Todd, and her many friends. We will all miss her.”
Many of Carrie’s other original Star Wars costars also paid tribute to her including Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels, Billy dee Williams Warwick Davis, and David Prowse, who played Chewbacca, C3PO, Lando Calrissian, Wicket the Ewok, and Darth Vader respectively, remembering her as a dear friend, beloved costar and the brightest light in any room she walked into.
The Star Wars Force Awakens cast and crew also penned emotional statements in remembrance of Carrie, including Director JJ Abrams, Lupita Nyongo, Andy Serkis and more recent heroine, Daisy Ridley who plays Rey. Daisy released a statement via deadline, writing, ““Devastated at this monumental loss. How lucky we all are to have known her, and how awful that we have to say goodbye.”
The cast and crew from the series’ most recent film, Rogue One, has also shared their condolences, including the film’s director, Gareth Edwards, and stars of the film, Felicity Jones and Diego Luna. Many have also showered Carrie’s daughter Billie Lourd with infinite amounts of love during this tough time, including her Scream Queens costars, Ariana Grande, Lea Michele, Taylor Lautner and John Stamos. Ariana shared a photo of her and Billie writing, “i love you so very much @praisethelourd. my heart is with you & your family” and her rumored fling Taylor Lautner, posted a photo of the two, as well, writing, “This girl is one of the strongest, most fearless individuals I’ve ever met. Absolutely beautiful inside and out. I’m lucky to know you @praisethelourd .. love, me.”
As we’ve come to find out, and what many have already known, Carrie Fisher left an immense impact on family, friends costars and fans around the world and is remembered by millions as the brightest light in the Galaxy that will forever shine. So right now seems like the perfect time to share some love for Carrie and her family during this tragic time, and you can do all that right down here in the comments. After that, you can click right over here to check out even more celebs who’ve shared their love for the late actress. Thanks for checking in with me here on Clevver News, I’m your host Tom Plumley and may the force be with you.
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