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Celebrities Mourn Carrie Fisher’s Sudden Death

Carrie Fisher died Tuesday morning, and celebrities took to social media in droves to both mourn and celebrate the film icon’s life.

“no words #Devastated.” — Mark Hamill

“Carrie Fisher- what a hard, wild, exciting, fun, teaching life you led. Sorry you’ve left but may the Force be with you. RIP #carriefisher.” — Jason Alexander

“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

“She was the brightest, funniest, bravest, kindest, cleverest and sweetest person I ever knew. A crushing blow to lose @carrieffisher.” —Stephen Fry

“We just lost a great ally for mental health and addiction. Be strong, be as strong as she’d want you to be. Rest in paradise @carrieffisher.” — Margaret Cho

“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

”.@CarriefFisher was a brilliant writer, actor, and friend. She was so much fun. I can’t believe she’s gone.” — Ellen DeGeneres

“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

“R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. A brilliantly funny, talented woman. We will miss your humor now more than ever.” — Albert Brooks

“#CarrieFisher was so witty and provocative and unrelentingly interesting. Goddamn, I loved her. Everyone did.” — Elizabeth Banks

“God bless @carriefisherofficial This woman and her friendship will be deeply missed.” — Rita Wilson

“Thank you Ms. Fisher, for opening up a world of possibilities, strength and hope for all little girls. Rest.” — Alyssa Milano

Thea Glassman is an Associate Editor at the Forward. Reach her at glassman@forward.com

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