Carrie Fisher: Star Wars Actress Suffers Massive Heart Attack

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Carrie Fisher, the legendary actress best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, is unfortunately in a bad way.

Carrie was on a flight from London to Los Angeles earlier today when she suffered a massive heart attack.

Carrie Fisher Red Carpet Pic

The heart attack happened just 15 minutes before the plane landed, and luckily a doctor, nurses, and an EMT were on board to administer CPR until she could be taken to a nearby hospital.

According to TMZ, the United Airlines flight she was on reported her condition upon landing as "unresponsive."

After landing, paramedics reportedly had to tend to her for around 15 minutes before they could even get a pulse.

Actress Anna Akana tweeted that she was sitting near Carrie on the flight, and she also included some seriously concerning details.

"Don't know how else to process this," she wrote, "but Carrie Fisher stopped breathing on the flight home. Hope she's gonna be OK."

Carrie Fisher at UK Premiere

"So many thanks to the United flight crew who jumped into action, and the awesome doctor and nurse passengers who helped."

She added "Feel weird even tweeting about it but I JUST finished her book and was fangirling out over seeing her dog Gary in person. Gah." 

A comedian named Brad Gage was with Anna, and he tweeted "I'm in complete shock."

"@AnnaAkana and I sat in front of Carrie Fisher on our flight from London and she was just taken off the plane by EMTs."

"I don't know what happened," he wrote. "Not really sure what to do right now but I hope she is ok. I hope she is ok."

Carrie Fisher Image

Another witness says "It was scary. There was a team of about six emergency workers pushing her out in a stretcher."

"She had an oxygen mask on and they were yelling at people to get out of the way as they pushed her through."

Other witnesses stated that as EMTs rushed Carrie through the terminal at LAX, her eyes were shut and she seemed to be unconscious.

Right now, she's in the hospital, reportedly in critical condition and on a ventilator.

Carrie is only 60 years old. Best wishes that she can pull through this.

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