22 Times Carrie Fisher Was The Coolest Woman In The Galaxy
Princess, general, and queen of our hearts forever.
If you're anything like me, you got really excited when you saw the new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer.
You also probably got a bit emotional when you saw General Leia Organa near the end of the trailer.
But Carrie Fisher's legacy extends far beyond her iconic character. Here are just a few great moments to remind you that she really was the coolest person in the galaxy. 🌌✨
When, in addition to her acting career, she was a prolific writer.
When she took her beloved dog, Gary, everywhere.
When she stuck up for her friend after she was the victim of sexual assault.
When she wrote Postcards from the Edge, a novel based on her life that was then made into a movie starring Meryl Streep.
When she introduced George Lucas's Lifetime Achievement Award at the American Film Institute, and turned her speech into a one-woman show.
When she and Craig Ferguson were a comedy dream-team.
When she put together an actual one-woman show called Wishful Drinking, in which she talked about being mentally ill while famous.
When she took the opportunity to make Hollywood events a family affair.
When she gave a speech to honor Meryl Streep and told a hilarious story about the two of them killing bugs at Meryl's house.
When, while promoting Star Wars: The Force Awakens, she did this interview on Good Morning America and she kept the interviewer laughing for the whole six minutes.
When she was the queen of cameo appearances.
When, in Bright Lights, she and Debbie Reynolds showed the world their close mother-daughter bond.
And finally, when she roasted Harrison Ford as he was getting an AFI Lifetime Achievement Award.
May the force be with you always, Carrie ❤
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