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Carrie Fisher Dead At 60

We are sad to report that actress Carrie Fisher has died.

She was just 60 years old.

Fisher suffered a massive heart attack on December 23rd on a flight from London to LAX 15 minutes before it landed. CPR was performed on flight, but Fisher was in intensive are at the UCLA Medical Center until her death.

According to her family, Fisher was in stable condition but was unresponsive after her heart attack.

Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, released a statement confirming her mother's death.

"It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning," reads the statement. "She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly," says Lourd. "Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers."

The daughter of Debbie Reynolds, Fisher was just coming off a book tour to promote her new memoir. She made headlines recently after confirming an affair with Star Wars co-star, Harrison Ford.

Fisher became an outspoken advocate for mental health after revealing struggles of her own substance abuse problems.

"I never could take alcohol. I always said I was allergic to alcohol, and that's actually a definition to alcoholism — an allergy of the body and an obsession of the mind. So I didn't do other kinds of drugs until I was about 20. Then, by the time I was 21 it was LSD. I didn't love cocaine, but I wanted to feel any way other than the way I did, so I'd do anything."

Fisher is survived by her only daughter, Billie Lourd, who is following in her mother's footsteps in show business. Lourd currently stars on the hit series, Scream Queens.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Fisher's family during this incredibly trying time. May they find peace in the coming days to help them heal.

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