Carrie Fisher dead at 60

Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.

Her family released the following statement:

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

Fisher had plenty of battles and struggles with addiction and had in recent years become a symbol for sobriety.

Princess Leia was an icon.