Magazine article Screen International

Carrie Fisher 'Stable' after Heart Attack on Plane (Update)

Magazine article Screen International

Carrie Fisher 'Stable' after Heart Attack on Plane (Update)

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Fisher was rushed to hospital, sparking an outpouring of messages from well-wishers. She had been on tour promoting her latest book, The Princess Diarist.

"Carrie is in stable condition," Fisher's mother Debbie Reynolds said on Twitter. "If there is a change, we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes."

Harrison Ford, Fisher's co-star in the first three Star Wars films who reappeared alongside her in The Force Awakens, told reporters several days ago, "I'm shocked and saddened to hear the news about my dear friend. Our thoughts are with Carrie, her family and friends."

DECEMBER 23 REPORT: The Star Wars stalwart was in a Los Angeles hospital on Friday evening after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London, reports said.

Fisher, 60, was rushed offthe plane to UCLA Medical Center after United Airlines flight 935 landed at LAX at around noon.

The actress played Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy and reprised her role in 2015 blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens. …

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