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Carrie Fisher has remained one biggest icons in fandom for a reason. If it wasn’t her role as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars franchise, then it was her work as an author. She was the voice for young women everywhere, and she used her platform to talk about mental illness, drug addiction, and […]

Dec 31, 16   0 Comment remembering carrie

In the two days since actress and writer Carrie Fisher’s death at age 60, friends and strangers have publicly shared stories of her kindness, particularly in times of struggle with mental illness and addiction — two challenges Fisher faced openly. But few stories are as personal and raw as one posted Thursday by the son […]

Dec 31, 16   0 Comment remembering carrie

As the world mourned the deaths of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds this week — with Reynolds dying just one day after her daughter — an image surfaced that captured the attention of Hollywood and beyond. The photograph, shot in black and white, shows a young Fisher waiting in the wings, watching in awe as […]

Dec 31, 16   0 Comment remembering carrie

When the news broke that Carrie Fisher died, the Internet rose up as one and cried out with sadness. Our princess, our General, is gone. Here at Nerdist, the mourning felt quieter, more intimate. For many of us, Star Wars and the community that grew on the Internet around science fiction, books, movies, and what […]

Dec 30, 16   0 Comment remembering carrie

Actress and writer Carrie Fisher, who rose to prominence for portraying Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise, died Dec. 27 at age 60 . “Star Wars” costar Harrison Ford responded to the news with the following: Read More: // here

Dec 30, 16   0 Comment remembering carrie

Jamie Lee Curtis is convinced Carrie Fisher’s “spirit and talent” will live on in her actress daughter Billie Lourd. Read More: // here

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