The world is in shock after the passing of “Star Wars” legend Carrie Fisher at only 60 years old, following a heart attack suffered aboard a plane last week.
Hollywood’s biggest stars are sharing their sadness and condolences in a year filled with heartbreak:
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
— Tricia Leigh Fisher (@TriciaLFisher) December 27, 2016
The light in The Galaxy is dimmed by the loss of our Princess Leia. May The Force Be With Her!! RIP
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) December 27, 2016
It's Hollywood lore, loss of our youth, loss of a movie crush, wonder at her marvelous literary reinvention and full, short life. Carrie F.
— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) December 27, 2016
May her soul rest in eternal peace, as we return her to the heavens, in a galaxy far, far away. pic.twitter.com/6lkgcHam0J
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) 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
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
— Constance Zimmer (@ConstanceZimmer) December 27, 2016
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) December 27, 2016
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) 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
"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
So so so sad. Thank you, Carrie Fisher. What a loss.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) 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
I am extremely sad to learn of Carrie's passing. She was wonderful to work with. Condolences to her friends, family & fans around the world. pic.twitter.com/DGRYQYPZgO
— DARTH VADER (@isDARTHVADER) 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
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
Numb. Unbelievable that such a bright funny loving spark could be extinguished. @carrieffisher you will be missed. I wish you peace.
— graham norton (@grahnort) December 27, 2016
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 27, 2016
I can't believe Carrie Fisher's gone. Heart goes out to her family. Terrible. Fuck 2016.
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) December 27, 2016
RIP Carrie Fisher, 60.
Very sad news. pic.twitter.com/Lskrt1rmXe
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher. RIP. What a talent. What a year. pic.twitter.com/yEFfv2GN6K
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) December 27, 2016
— Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) December 27, 2016
Amazing princess. Kickass warrior. Incredible writer. Kind soul. My first crush at 6. RIP Carrie Fisher…galaxies of fans mourn your loss.
— Chris Hardwick (@hardwick) December 27, 2016
Thank you Carrie Fisher for all that you've given us. You'll be missed. pic.twitter.com/q74YkG9KPg
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) December 27, 2016
I always thought there would be more time @carrieffisher . To get in bed and complain and laugh and cuddle close. I love you. I miss you.
— Selma Blair (@SelmaBlair) December 27, 2016
Thank you Ms. Fisher, for opening up a world of possibilities, strength and hope for all little girls. Rest. pic.twitter.com/LTpZsGeCR8
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 27, 2016
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) December 27, 2016
No damsel in distress! RIP Carrie Fisher pic.twitter.com/4jY3hw5EgJ
— Bryce Dallas Howard (@BryceDHoward) December 27, 2016
— Joan Collins (@Joancollinsdbe) 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
#CarrieFisher was so witty and provocative and unrelentingly interesting. Goddamn, I loved her. Everyone did.
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) December 27, 2016
I thought I had got what I wanted under the tree. I didn't. In spite of so many thoughts and prayers from so many. I am very, very sad.
— Anthony Daniels (@ADaniels3PO) December 27, 2016
Fuck this year. Fuck this whole sick, worthless cruel prank of a year. #RIPCarrieFisher
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) 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
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
It's been overstated, but it's been a difficult, heavy year.
Learning Carrie Fisher has passed breaks my heart as it does so many others.
— Grant Gustin (@grantgust) December 27, 2016
Saddest tweets to tweet. Mommy is gone. I love you @carrieffisher
— Carrie Fisher's Dog (@Gary_TheDog) December 27, 2016
If I heard Carrie Fisher was going to make an appearance I wanted to see it. U know ur special when Meryl Streep plays YOU in a movie. RIP.
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) 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