Monday, May 27, 2024

Prayers for Carrie Fisher After Actress-Writer Has Heart Attack on Plane London-Los Angeles


Everyone is praying for Carrie Fisher. The writer-actress-humorist had an apparent heart attack on a flight home to Los Angeles from London this afternoon. TMZ and Radar report she was given CPR on the flight 15 minutes before landing. Its all ironic I guess because 40 years after the first “Star Wars” Carrie is famous right now for making “Rogue One” a huge hit. She’s also published “The Princess Diarist” a bestselling memoir about making the original movies. She got a lot of headlines for writing–hilariously– about sleeping with Harrison Ford.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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