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Singer Says Carrie Fisher's Daughter Blames Him for Death

'You're Beautiful' performer James Blunt says he'd do drugs with Fisher in 'different approach' to her addiction

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher died almost seven years ago, but another celebrity is now saying that Fisher's daughter blames him for the Star Wars actor's death. "You're Beautiful" singer James Blunt is out with a new memoir, Loosely Based on a Made-Up Story , and in it, he addresses...

Carrie Fisher's Siblings Peeved by Hollywood Star Diss

Daughter Billie Lourd says she doesn't want late mom's siblings there: 'They know why'

(Newser) - The late Carrie Fisher will receive her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, on Star Wars Day , but there's now another war brewing over who'll be at the celebratory ceremony. On Wednesday, Fisher's daughter, 30-year-old actor Billie Lourd, issued a statement to the Hollywood ...

Carrie Fisher Is Getting 'Long Overdue' Walk of Fame Star

Late star will be honored on Star Wars Day

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher is getting what Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill says is a "long overdue" star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fisher, who died at age 60 in 2016, was best known for playing Princess Leia in the original trilogy and later films. Fisher will be honored next...

Carrie Fisher's Surprise First Grandchild Arrives

Billie Lourd, who hadn't publicly announced she was pregnant, pays tribute to mom with baby name

(Newser) - People gets right to the point: "Billie Lourd is a mom!" That was the American Horror Story actress's surprise announcement this week on Instagram , where she showed off the tiny feet of her new son with fiance Austen Rydell and revealed his name: Kingston Fisher Lourd...

What Critics Are Saying About Rise of Skywalker
What Critics Are Saying
About Rise of Skywalker

What Critics Are Saying About Rise of Skywalker

'A bot would be able to pull off a more surprising movie'

(Newser) - Some 225 critics have weighed in, deciding the new Star Wars movie is, well, not great. The Rise of Skywalker from director JJ Abrams (The Force Awakens), the ninth and closing episode in the so-called Skywalker Saga, has a 58% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes —a far cry...

Next Star Wars Film Will Have a Beloved Character

The late Carrie Fisher will appear, thanks to the use of old footage

(Newser) - Excellent news for fans of Princess Leia. Or in this case, General Leia. The late Carrie Fisher will appear in the upcoming Star Wars film thanks to unused footage, reports People . Director JJ Abrams announced the move Friday, and he said it had the blessing of Fisher's daughter, Billie...

Carrie Fisher Wins Posthumous Grammy
Carrie Fisher Wins
Posthumous Grammy

Carrie Fisher Wins Posthumous Grammy

She won best spoken word album Sunday

(Newser) - Thirteen months after her death, Carrie Fisher won her first Grammy, CNN reports. The late actor and writer took home the award for best spoken word album Sunday for the audiobook to her 2016 memoir The Princess Diarist, which made headlines for revealing an affair she had with Harrison Ford...

Gary the Dog Had Heartwarming Response to The Last Jedi

Reporter tweets Gary 'perked up' whenever the late Carrie Fisher was onscreen

(Newser) - Even in a galaxy far, far away, Gary knows his owner, HuffPost reports. An ABC 7 reporter tweets that the French bulldog who was inseparable from Carrie Fisher prior to her death attended a screening of her final film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, on Thursday. "He sat on...

Carrie Fisher Had the Perfect Gift for a Sexual Predator

Don't mess with Carrie Fisher

(Newser) - With the Harvey Weinstein scandal engulfing Hollywood and people around the film industry wondering what can be done to prevent sexual harassment, the late actress Carrie Fisher may have the best answer yet, even from beyond the grave. Last week, Heather Ross, a screenwriter and friend of Fisher's, told...

Harrison Ford Gives a Harrison Ford Answer on Fisher Affair

He finally addresses their alleged extramarital fling—kind of

(Newser) - Han was allegedly not so Solo while making Star Wars in the mid-'70s with Carrie Fisher: The late actress, who played Princess Leia, revealed in her 2016 memoir, The Princess Diarist, that she had a three-month affair with Harrison Ford, who played Solo, during the making of the movie....

Princess Leia Appears in Indiana Corn Field

Carrie Fisher's face and iconic hair buns are captured in corn

(Newser) - A southern Indiana farmer who created a corn maze with trails outlining the face of Star Wars character Princess Leia says he planted it to honor the late actress Carrie Fisher, AP reports. Jeremy Goebel designed the maze in February, more than a month after Fisher's late December death,...

Cocaine, Traces of Heroin in Carrie Fisher's System

Actress' toxicology report was released Monday

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher's autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year, but investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death. The report released Monday states Fisher may have...

Carrie Fisher's Death Is 'Undetermined'

LA Coroner's office says actress died of sleep apnea, other factors

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher died from sleep apnea and a combination of other factors, but investigators were not able to pinpoint an exact cause, the AP reports. Among the factors that contributed to Fisher's death was buildup of fatty tissue in the walls of her arteries, the Los Angeles County coroner'...

Todd Fisher: Mom's Death Was 'Kind of Magical'

Debbie Reynolds chose to go be with daughter Carrie Fisher, he says

(Newser) - Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December, the AP reports. In a new interview with Entertainment Tonight , Fisher says that after telling him she knew how hard it was...

In Moving Essay, Dan Aykroyd Recounts Romance With Carrie Fisher

'A privilege and honor'

(Newser) - In a moving tribute in Empire , Dan Aykroyd describes falling in love with, and ultimately getting dumped by, Carrie Fisher. They met on Saturday Night Live and got involved while filming Blues Brothers, eventually moving in together. They considered marrying, even getting blood tests to determine compatibility, and Fisher whispered...

Lucasfilm Addresses the Issue of Carrie Fisher in Episode IX

She won't be digitally inserted into the movie as Leia

(Newser) - The makers of Star Wars have put a quick end to rumors that while Carrie Fisher has died, her Princess Leia may live on. Making a rare foray into the sprawling world of Star Wars speculation, Lucasfilm said Friday night that there are no plans to digitally recreate Fisher to...

Here's What Death Certificates Reveal for Fisher, Reynolds

Questions remain as to Fisher's cause of death

(Newser) - Carrie Fisher's death certificate has been obtained by TMZ , but it doesn't answer many questions. It lists "cardiac arrest/deferred" as her cause of death, which means more testing, including toxicology testing, needs to be done before the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office can figure out what...

5 Reveals From Carrie Fisher- Debbie Reynolds Documentary

'Bright Lights' hits an emotional nerve

(Newser) - HBO's Carrie Fisher-Debbie Reynolds documentary premiered Saturday; People and Vanity Fair list some of the biggest reveals and emotional moments from Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds:
  • Their bond was incredibly close and complicated. Says Fisher at one point in the documentary, "I’m trying to

It Appears Carrie Fisher's Urn Is a Giant Prozac Pill

And it's kind of perfect

(Newser) - It appears Carrie Fisher's final resting place will be...a giant Prozac pill. A photo tweeted from Friday's private memorial service for Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, shows Fisher's brother Todd carrying what appears to be an urn in the shape of a Prozac pill. The...

Billie Lourd Speaks on Loss of Mom, Grandma

Carrie Fisher's daughter thanks those who gave 'me strength during a time I thought strength could not exist'

(Newser) - One day, everything was chugging along for Billie Lourd. Then within the space of 36 hours, her mom, Carrie Fisher, died after a heart attack , and Lourd's grieving grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, died after saying "I want to be with Carrie. " It took the 24-year-old Lourd til Monday...

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