Iconic actress Carrie Fisher, most famously known for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars passed away Tuesday at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack while on a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday, reports The New York Times. Fans all over the world have taken to social media to remember Carrie, including many stars from New Jersey.
Singer (and serious Star Wars fan) Halsey tweeted that Carrie is a reason and a reminder to keep up your fight.
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
“What a talent. What a year,” tweeted South Orange native Zach Braff.
So sad to hear about the recent passing of George Michael & Carrie Fisher. I was a big fan of both of them growing up. #RIP ????????
— Teresa Giudice (@Teresa_Giudice) December 27, 2016
NJ astronaut Scott Kelly wrote that Carrie was “an inspiration to many who look to the stars.”
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) December 27, 2016
Whoopi Goldberg said Carrie was funnier and smarter than anyone had the right to be.
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
Jersey Shore alum Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino loved Carrie in Star Wars.
Manzo’d with Children star Caroline Manzo shared an article about Carrie’s passing on Facebook, adding that she will be missed greatly.
Her sister, Dina Manzo felt the same.
Frankie Grande thanked Carrie for inspiring the world, tweeting that she will live on forever.
Thank you Carrie Fisher for inspiring all of us. You will truly live on forever. May the force be with you.
— Frankie James Grande (@FrankieJGrande) December 27, 2016
Harley Quinn Smith took to Instagram to say goodbye to a “cool lady.”