Carrie Fisher, the actress and writer best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia, has died.
Fisher's family spokesperson Simon Hall released a statement on behalf of Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd:
It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning. She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.