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Carrie Fisher is the latest death in a tumultuous year for celebrities, having died as a result of a heart attack suffered earlier this month.
There have been loads of tweets as a result, with Fisher still trending two days after her death. We take a look at some of the more prominent Twitter reactions.
Her Star Wars brethren paid tribute to her
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 27, 2016
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 28, 2016
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 27, 2016
— Star Wars (@starwars) December 27, 2016
My heart is heavy but I’m grateful that I got to know her. I’ll cherish the memories, conversations and her consistent support. Rest well ❤️ pic.twitter.com/SkPiRgGf03
— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) December 28, 2016
Industry peers and others followed suit – especially after Fisher’s mother Debbie Reynolds passed away.
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) December 27, 2016
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher watches her mom, Debbie Reynolds, on stage at the riviera hotel in las vegas (1963). Rest in peace to both of them pic.twitter.com/elFrA4gZJI
— Google Facts (@GoogleFacts) December 29, 2016
— FindTheMouse (@FindTMouse) December 29, 2016
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) December 29, 2016
Fisher was also praised for her years of mental health campaigning and as an icon for feminism.
Carrie Fisher dedicated her platform to mental health awareness & female empowerment. She is a reason + reminder to keep up your fight. RIP
— h (@halsey) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher’s Postcards From the Edge was the first book I ever read about mental health. It is raw and brilliant and funny and inspiring.
— Matt Haig (@matthaig1) December 27, 2016
— Ray Wert (@raywert) December 28, 2016
— NAMI (@NAMICommunicate) December 28, 2016
— Sally Kohn (@sallykohn) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher’s most feminist act was her frankness about being bipolar in a world where women are called “crazy” https://t.co/d3kcPWXZUD
— halfblackrage™️ (@halfblackrage) December 29, 2016