NJ celebrities react to iconic actress Carrie Fisher’s death

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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.

“What a talent. What a year,” tweeted South Orange native Zach Braff.

Teresa Giudice of Real Housewives of New Jersey was sad to hear the news about Carrie, as well as George Michael, as she was a longtime fan of both.

NJ astronaut Scott Kelly wrote that Carrie was “an inspiration to many who look to the stars.”

Whoopi Goldberg said Carrie was funnier and smarter than anyone had the right to be.

Jersey Shore alum Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino loved Carrie in Star Wars.

Loved her in Star Wars. RIP.

Posted by Mike "The Situation" on Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Manzo’d with Children star Caroline Manzo shared an article about Carrie’s passing on Facebook, adding that she will be missed greatly.

RIP Carrie…you will be missed greatly.

Posted by Caroline Manzo on Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Her sister, Dina Manzo felt the same.

Loved Princess Leia. RIP Carrie!

Posted by Dina Manzo on Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Frankie Grande thanked Carrie for inspiring the world, tweeting that she will live on forever.

Harley Quinn Smith took to Instagram to say goodbye to a “cool lady.”

what a cool lady she was… Rest In Peace princess ❤

A photo posted by Harley Quinn Smith (@harleyquinnsmith_) on