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Carrie Fisher: Twitter reacts to death of an icon

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

Industry peers and others followed suit – especially after Fisher’s mother Debbie Reynolds passed away.

Fisher was also praised for her years of mental health campaigning and as an icon for feminism.

Author | Hadlee Simons

Hadlee Simons
Terrible puns make Hadlee Simons difficult to work with, but he brings over seven years of tech journalism experience to the table. When he's not at work or watching motorsport, he's in the foetal position on a jiu jitsu mat. More

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