Another legend lost in 2016.
Here are some of the top tweets following the tragic news (below):
I’ve met some really cool people this year, but never felt quite as in awe as I did with Carrie Fisher. RIP, princess. The galaxy mourns. pic.twitter.com/Xp6CuSEHy5
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Shannon Purser (@shannonpurser) December 27, 2016
From all the strong women onscreen &off-we thank you, Carrie Fisher ,for showing us how to be a badass woman w sass & great hair.├░┼╕ΓÇô┬ñ @starwars
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Katherine McNamara (@Kat_McNamara) December 27, 2016
Rest in peace to one of the most talented actresses ever. From Star wars, to Family Guy, Carrie Fisher stole the hearts of millions.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ DYLAN REY (@DylanRey) December 27, 2016
It’s been overstated, but it’s been a difficult, heavy year.
Learning Carrie Fisher has passed breaks my heart as it does so many others.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Grant Gustin (@grantgust) December 27, 2016
If I heard Carrie Fisher was going to make an appearance I wanted to see it. U know ur special when Meryl Streep plays YOU in a movie. RIP.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ billy eichner (@billyeichner) December 27, 2016
We just lost a great ally for mental health and addiction. Be strong, be as strong as she’d want you to be. Rest in paradise @carrieffisher pic.twitter.com/vxDJkVag06
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) December 27, 2016
I’m deeply saddened to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher. I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 27, 2016
“There is no room for demons, when you’re already self-possessed.” -Carrie Fisher
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) December 27, 2016
I’m deeply saddened at the news of Carrie’s passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) December 27, 2016
No. No. Fuck this shit. Carrie Fisher is a fucking legend and this is bullshit.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) December 27, 2016
Hail Hail! A genius has vacated this realm-RIP Carrie Fisher.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) December 27, 2016
I can’t believe Carrie Fisher’s gone. Heart goes out to her family. Terrible. Fuck 2016.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) December 27, 2016
I’m officially joining the bandwagon of how 2016 can go fuck itself. Don’t let the door hit ya on the way out.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Sarah Hyland (@Sarah_Hyland) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier&smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) December 27, 2016
thoughts and prayers to Carrie Fisher’s family
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) December 27, 2016
Rest In Peace Carrie Fisher. I grew up watching your movies and your role as Princess Leia will inspire many in the face of adversity
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Prince Jackson (@princemjjjaxon) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher was smart, funny, talented, surprising, and always a hell of a fun time to be around. Family Guy will miss her immensely.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) December 27, 2016
2016 is killing me. So sad in one week losing two greats. First George Michael now Carrie fisher. So sad. I just can’t ├░┼╕╦£┬¡├░┼╕╦£┬¡├░┼╕╦£┬¡! Rip both of you
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ AJ McLean (@skulleeroz) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher dedicated her platform to mental health awareness & female empowerment. She is a reason + reminder to keep up your fight. RIP
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ h (@halsey) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher you were a force throughout your life. And went away too soon dammit. RIP. And 2016 you suck.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Connie Britton (@conniebritton) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher “Ugh,will everybody stop all of this?”
Us “no, let us gush, you just have to take it”
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) December 27, 2016
Could everyone else please hold off dying until at least 2017?
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ bob saget (@bobsaget) December 27, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with Carrie’s fans, friends, and family during this terribly difficult time.
[Image via Lia Toby/WENN.]