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Carrie Fisher's Books Are Selling at Lightspeed

Meanwhile, Steve Martin is taking flak

(Newser) - There's been a run on Carrie Fisher's books since the Star Wars actress and humorist died on Tuesday, reports the AP . Fisher's book, The Princess Diarist, was on top of Amazon's list of best-selling books on Wednesday. Wishful Drinking and Postcards From the Edge were also...

Debbie Reynolds Mourned After Death From &#39;Broken Heart&#39;
Heartbroken Debbie Reynolds
'Went to Be With Carrie' 

Heartbroken Debbie Reynolds 'Went to Be With Carrie'

'We have lost a unique talent and a national treasure'

(Newser) - Hollywood is a sadder place with the loss of beloved star Debbie Reynolds, who died Wednesday , just a day after the death of daughter Carrie Fisher. The 84-year-old Reynolds is believed to have suffered a stroke at son Todd Fisher's home while planning her daughter's funeral, the BBC...

On Heels of Her Daughter, Debbie Reynolds Dead at 84

She was 84, suffered apparent stroke after daughter's death

(Newser) - One more tragedy: Legendary actress Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday at age 84, just after the death of daughter Carrie Fisher. "She wanted to be with Carrie," son Todd Fisher tells Variety . While planning her daughter's funeral, Reynolds was rushed to the hospital for a possible stroke, sources...

Carrie Fisher Finished Star Wars Filming Before Death

'She was our great and powerful princess,' Lucas says

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher is gone but she will live on through her books and movies—including Star Wars: Episode VIII, which won't be in theaters for almost a year. Sources tell the Wrap that the 60-year-old Fisher had completely finished filming her role and all necessary reshoots for the movie,...

Cinnabon Slammed for 'Tasteless' Carrie Fisher Tweet

It 'was genuinely meant as a tribute, but we shouldn't have posted it'

(Newser) - Cinnabon retracted a tweet and apologized Tuesday after trying to use Carrie Fisher's death to sell cinnamon buns. The company faced a backlash from the beloved star's fans after the tweet, reproduced here , which used a bun to depict Fisher's famous Princess Leia hairstyle and had the...

RIP Carrie Fisher, &#39;Strangled by Her Own Bra&#39;
RIP Carrie Fisher,
'Strangled by Her Own Bra'
The Rundown

RIP Carrie Fisher, 'Strangled by Her Own Bra'

And everything else you need to know about the woman who was more than a princess

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60 Tuesday, four days after suffering a major heart attack. Here's how the world is saying goodbye to the writer, actress, and mental-health advocate who will always be Princess Leia to millions:

Carrie Fisher Dead at 60
Carrie Fisher Dead at 60

Carrie Fisher Dead at 60

The actress and writer passed away Tuesday following a heart attack

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher died Tuesday at the age of 60 following a heart attack suffered Friday during a flight from London to Los Angeles, People reports. Her death was confirmed by a family spokesperson via a statement from Fisher's daughter. "It is with a very deep sadness that Billie...

Carrie Fisher 'Stable' After Heart Attack

Mom Debbie Reynolds tweets an update

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher remains hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, but she is in stable condition, her mother tweeted Sunday. "If there is a change, we will share it," wrote actress Debbie Reynolds. "For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes....

Carrie Fisher Remains in Intensive Care After Reported Heart Attack

Her condition is unclear

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher remains in intensive care following a serious cardiac episode Friday aboard a flight from London to Los Angeles, the Guardian reports. Her condition remains unclear, and her brother tells USA Today that many reports on her health have been nothing but guesswork. "We have to wait and...

Carrie Fisher Suffers Heart Attack During Flight

The actress' brother says she's 'out of emergency'

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher is "out of emergency" and in stable condition following a major heart attack Friday during a flight from London to Los Angeles, the actress' brother tells the AP . Emergency officials had told the Los Angeles Times that Fisher was in critical condition following a "cardiac episode....

Han Solo and Leia Slept Together. For Real

Carrie Fisher reveals secret 'Star Wars' affair in new book

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford slept together a long time ago on a movie set far, far away, only this time it didn't result in a son with a thing for masks and patricide . Fisher reveals the affair she kept quiet for nearly 40 years in her new book,...

Carrie Fisher Has a Message for Ageist Haters

'Youth and beauty are not accomplishments,' she writes

(Newser) - Some moviegoers have been quick to point out that Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia in The Force Awakens isn't quite as dashing as she once was. "Carrie Fisher is this angry, loud mouth, fat woman now," one viewer wrote on Twitter . "Princess Leia got fat,"...

5 Celebs Who've Struggled With Mental Health

And what they had to say about it

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore has been opening up about mental health issues recently, first revealing she struggled with postpartum depression after the birth of her second child, then later talking about her childhood, during which she was "institutionalized" at a hospital for the mentally ill at age 13. The Chive rounds...

Carrie Fisher: Princess Leia Will Be Back— and 'Elderly'

Confirms role in upcoming 'Star Wars' movies

(Newser) - Excellent news, Star Wars fans: Princess Leia will live to see another day. In a recent interview with Palm Beach Illustrated , Carrie Fisher confirms that she will reprise the iconic role in the new films coming from Disney . Fisher pictures Leia as "elderly. She’s in an intergalactic old...

Debbie Reynolds Hospitalized

She has to cancel 3 months' worth of shows

(Newser) - Debbie Reynolds was hospitalized after a reaction to medicine she was taking, and it's serious enough that doctors ordered her to cancel 3 months of concerts, reports Fox News . The 80-year-old actress and singer made her name in 1952's Singin' in the Rain and later had a high-profile...

Carrie Fisher: We've Always Known John Travolta Is Gay

Old friend is 'sorry he's uncomfortable with it'

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher opens up about all things gay in an in interview with the Advocate : Being left by babydaddy/CAA superagent Bryan Lourd for another man; the many gay fans who turned out for Wishful Drinking, her Broadway one-woman show; and her old friend John Travolta. Apparently, he can come out...

'50s Crooner Eddie Fisher Dead at 86

Teen idol's career was overshadowed by divorce scandals

(Newser) - '50s-era singer and TV entertainer Eddie Fisher has died following complications from hip surgery. Fisher, 86, sold millions of records and once had legions of teen fans, but his career eventually became overshadowed by the scandalous ends to his marriages to stars Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor, AP reports.

14 Scandalous Celeb Memoir Revelations
 14 Scandalous 
 Celeb Memoir 
she slept with who?!

14 Scandalous Celeb Memoir Revelations

Note to Demi Moore: Here's what you should aim for

(Newser) - Demi Moore is writing a memoir, but until it comes out, we can only imagine what scandalous secrets it will reveal. In the meantime, The Frisky offers up 14 other memoirs that divulged some juicy info:
  • Carrie Fisher: In Wishful Drinking, we found out that her mom got her a

Just Being Carrie Fisher Is Super-Weird
Just Being Carrie Fisher Is Super-Weird

Just Being Carrie Fisher Is Super-Weird

'You’re supposed to be unusual' in Hollywood: Wishful Drinking author

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher’s shrink told her, “If you worked in a supermarket they would’ve institutionalized you at 20,” she recalls. Not so in Hollywood, where the erstwhile Princess Leia suffered through drug addiction, manic depression, and failed relationships—her own and her parents’. But electroshock therapy helped...

Jacko Was Devoted Dad: Carrie Fisher

He was not capable of 'what they accused him of doing'

(Newser) - Michael Jackson was a very good father, though “he was a child himself,” writes friend Carrie Fisher on her website. His kids “are very well behaved, respectful children, who seemed content in Michael’s company.” And though he may not have been a “conventional” parent,...

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