UPDATED: Carrie Fisher Reportedly Suffers A Massive Heart Attack


Carrie Fisher, who plays Leia in Star Wars, reportedly suffered a massive heart attack on a plane ride from London to Los Angeles.

UPDATE 12/23/16 8:00 pm CTET Online reports that Carrie Fisher is now in the intensive care unit at UCLA Medical Center. ET cites Todd Fisher, Carrie’s brother, as their source.

"“She is in the intensive care unit, she is being well looked after,” Todd says. “If everyone could just pray for her that would be good. The doctors are doing their thing and we don’t want to bug them. We are waiting by patiently.”"

Fisher adds:

"“We certainly do not know her condition, that’s why she is in ICU. I’m sure everyone wants to speculate, but now is not the time for that.”"

Our prayers and thoughts are still with Carrie and her family during this difficult time.

UPDATE 12/23/16 6:00 pm CT – Tom Harrington of CBC News tweeted that Fisher is in stable condition, per Fisher’s brother Todd.

UPDATE 12/23/16 5:00 pm CTTMZ reports that when the plane landed, paramedics administered CPR to Fisher for fifteen minutes before they found a pulse. According to TMZ, Fisher is now at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and on a ventilator.

UPDATE 12/23/16 4:00 pm CTLA Times reports that Fisher was in critical condition after her “cardiac episode” on the plane.

TMZ reported that Carrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack this morning. She was on a plane ride from London to Los Angeles and only fifteen minutes out from the LAX airport.


Passengers who were on the same flight as Fisher tweeted that the Star Wars actress was having health problems. The same passengers confirmed that medically trained professionals on the plane administered CPR to Fisher.


As soon as the plane landed, EMTs arrived to take Fisher to the hospital.

We will continue to monitor Fisher’s situation and provide our readers with updates.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Fisher as she recovers in the hospital. May the Force be with you, your highness.