Disney chief executive officer Robert Iger released the following statement regarding the passing of Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher.
According to the Walt Disney Company blog:
Carrie Fisher was one-of-a-kind, a true character who shared her talent and her truth with us all with her trademark wit and irreverence. Millions fell in love with her as the indomitable Princess Leia; she will always have a special place in the hearts of Star Wars fans as well as all of us who were lucky enough to know her personally. She will be sorely missed, and we join millions of fans and friends around the world who mourn her loss today.
Fisher passed away at age 60, just a few days after having a heart attack. Our condolences go out to Fisher’s family and loved ones.