Carrie Fisher has suffered a massive heart attack during flight from London to Los Angeles
UPDATE: Her brother, Todd Fisher, told the Associated Press this afternoon that she is in stable condition and “out of emergency.” I know a lot of you will be very upset about this. God knows I am. Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack today during a flight from London to Los Angeles, according to TMZ.
The actress and author, who has a huge gay following, had been especially busy in recent weeks promoting her latest book The Princess Diarist about the filming of the original Star Wars film.
Actor Brad Gage actress Anna Akana were sitting in front of Fisher on the plane and took to Twitter. ‘I’m in complete shock,’ Gage tweeted. ‘@AnnaAkana and I sat in front of Carrie Fisher on our flight from London and she was just taken off the plane by EMTs. … I don’t know what happened. Not really sure what to do right now but I hope she is ok. I hope she is ok.’
Akana wrote: ‘Don’t know how else to process this but Carrie Fisher stopped breathing on the flight home. Hope she’s gonna be OK … Feel weird even tweeting about it but I JUST finished her book and was fangirling out over seeing her dog Gary in person. Gah.’
Fisher always traveled in recent years with her dog who has become a celebrity in his own right and is officially her therapy dog.
Fisher is the daughter of screen legend Debbie Reynolds and the late singer Eddie Fisher.
She is the mother of Scream Queens actress Billie Lourd.