Today’s news about the passing of Hollywood legend Carrie Fisher left everyone in a state of shock.
Even though the actress had suffered a heart attack just a few days prior, the world hoped and prayed that she’d pull through. Now, we’re struggling to figure out what it means to no longer have this incredibly funny, talented and passionate actress with us.
Here are just some of what Fisher’s Hollywood friends and colleagues are saying about her passing.
— Star Wars (@starwars) December 27, 2016
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 27, 2016
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
— Phil Lord #BlackLivesMatter #StopAsianHate (@philiplord) December 27, 2016
#CarrieFisher was so witty and provocative and unrelentingly interesting. Goddamn, I loved her. Everyone did.
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) December 27, 2016
1 time a friend said I had a "Carrie Fisher appeal"& it was one of the greatest compliments I've ever been paid. Rest in peace, my hero girl
— mae whitman (@maebirdwing) December 27, 2016
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
Gone way too soon. RIP Carrie Fisher. https://t.co/2IPyP1DYYD
— Lynda Carter (@RealLyndaCarter) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier&smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher. RIP. What a talent. What a year. pic.twitter.com/yEFfv2GN6K
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) December 27, 2016
We've lost a true gem with Carrie Fisher's passing. Her humor, talent and brutal honesty were gifts to the world. Her voice will be missed.
— Larry King (@kingsthings) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher didn't make it. I am so terribly sorry, and send my sincere condolences to her family, friends and fans all around the world.
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) December 27, 2016
We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Carrie Fisher's passing. Nothing in our universe will ever be the same. pic.twitter.com/3xROJkznE9
— StarWars Celebration (@SW_Celebration) December 27, 2016
The news of Carrie Fisher passing away is simply terrible.
I had my action figures & Star Wars cards out in a show of support this week. pic.twitter.com/4Rn1VjFnnd
— DC (@DaneCook) December 27, 2016
Nooooo! So SO sad. Carrie Fisher was so inexorably herself, and so open about her life. She'll be sorely missed.
— Adam Savage (@donttrythis) December 27, 2016
Oh man. RIP Carrie Fisher. I thought you were the coolest.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) December 27, 2016
Oh no we lost Carrie Fisher too. She was so funny and full of life. Rip. Condolences to her family and friends. We'll miss her too.
— Cyndi Lauper (@cyndilauper) December 27, 2016
— Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) December 27, 2016
I thought I had got what I wanted under the tree. I didn't. In spite of so many thoughts and prayers from so many. I am very, very sad.
— Anthony Daniels (@ADaniels3PO) December 27, 2016
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 27, 2016
Fuck this year. Fuck this whole sick, worthless cruel prank of a year. #RIPCarrieFisher
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) December 27, 2016
No. No. Fuck this shit. Carrie Fisher is a fucking legend and this is bullshit.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) December 27, 2016
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. A brilliantly funny, talented woman. We will miss your humor now more than ever.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) December 27, 2016
I'm deeply saddened at the news of Carrie's passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!
— Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) December 27, 2016
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 (@billyeichner) December 27, 2016
Bob Iger, chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, on Carrie Fisher's passing: pic.twitter.com/syIhNC5ULa
— Disney D23 (@DisneyD23) December 27, 2016
— Colin Trevorrow (@colintrevorrow) December 27, 2016
"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
Farewell Carrie Fisher, the writer, actress, icon and wit. So very sad.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) December 27, 2016
There are no words for this loss. Carrie was the brightest light in every room she entered. I will miss her dearly. pic.twitter.com/GgIeYGeMt9
— Peter Mayhew Foundation (@TheWookieeRoars) December 27, 2016
We've lost our Princess. pic.twitter.com/N9xMYe6jLT
— Gwendoline Christie (@lovegwendoline) December 27, 2016
The Force will be with her, always. #RIPCarrie
— Kevin Feige (@Kevfeige) December 27, 2016
— Phil Noto (@philnoto) December 27, 2016