After Carrie Fisher’s untimely death at the age of 60 on Tuesday, her family and friends have taken to Twitter to express their grief. Fisher died of a heart attack.
The actress’ famous mother Debbie Reynolds wrote on Facebook, “Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter. I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop. Love Carries Mother.”
Her sister Joely Fischer who starred on “Ellen” in the 90s tweeted, “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.”
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
Carrie Fisher’s other sister simply tweeted, “Heratbroken.”
— Tricia Leigh Fisher (@TriciaLFisher) December 27, 2016
William Shatner — AKA Captain Kirk from Star Trek — Tweeted This:
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
The following came from Josh Gad and Stephen Fry:
I'm sitting in stunned silence learning of the death of #CarrieFisher. In what has been a particularly sad year this may be the hardest. RIP
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) 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
And Carrie Fisher’s “Blues Brothers” co-star Dan Akroid tweeted:
"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
Unfortunately, not everyone was so respectful. Cinnabon tried to take advantage of the news for self promotion tweeting a drawing of Fisher in her iconic Princess Leia hairdo with their cinnamon buns in place of her hair buns. It was taken down after only 45 minutes.
On the lighter and much sadder side, Carrie Fisher’s dog Gary made these tweets: