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Carrie Fisher 'stable' in hospital after suffering heart attack aboard flight

“Carrie is in a stable condition,” her mother, Debbie Reynolds, said on Twitter.

Carrie Fisher suffers cardiac arrest Source: Anthony Devlin

STAR WARS ACTRESS Carrie Fisher is in a  ”stable condition” following her heart attack, her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, tweeted yesterday in a Christmas Day message.

“Carrie is in a stable condition. If there is a change, we will share it,” Reynolds said on Twitter.

For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes.

Fisher, 60, is in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a massive heart attack near the end of a flight from London on Friday.

Her brother, Todd Fisher, said late on Friday that the actress was on a ventilator in an intensive care unit.

Reynolds’s message suggested her daughter’s condition might have improved a bit since then.

There was no update from the UCLA Medical Center.

Fisher was catapulted to worldwide stardom as the rebel warrior Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, which has been a cultural phenomenon since the release of the films from 1977 to 1983.

News reports said Fisher had just finished filming the third season of her latest screen project, the comedy series Catastrophe, which is set in London.

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