There are so few true icons.
“Iconic” is a word that gets thrown around haphazardly, having become interchangeable with any word that connotes fame and losing its primary definition as something inspiring unflagging, uncritical devotion.
Yet Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia fits the bill.
When every other movie and TV show these days is a spin-off, a reboot, a remake, the mass-entertainment moments that resonate as singular are becoming increasingly rare. Even fewer and more far between are truly memorable … read more

Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for playing Princess Leia Organa in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, has died at age 60.
Fisher was taken to UCLA Medical Center after reportedly suffering a heart attack on Friday. She leaves behind a daughter, 24-year-old actress Billie Lourd, who released this statement through the family’s spokesman, Simon Halls:
“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” reads … read more

Well that settles it. 2016 is the worst. Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, for her memoirs and for her acerbic wit, has passed away aged 60. Carrie suffered a heart attack while on a flight on Friday from London to LA and was rushed to hospital. She was placed in ICU and eventually her condition was upgraded to “stable,” but sadly Carrie passed away today. As USA Today explains, was just on tour promoting her dishy latest book, The Princess Diarist. The actress … read more

Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday, December 27, four days after suffering a heart attack. The Star Wars icon was 60. “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” family spokesman Simon Halls said in a statement to Us Weekly. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
As previously reported, the actress suffered a massive heart attack … read more

Fans, friend and family around the world continue to send good thoughts to Carrie Fisher, who was hospitalized on Friday, December 23, after suffering a heart attack during a flight to L.A. And her brother, Todd, is asking everyone “to pray for her.”
As previously reported, paramedics administered CPR to the Star Wars actress and author, 60, after her plane from London touched down at LAX International Airport on Friday afternoon. She was transported to UCLA Medical Center and admitted to the intensive … read more

Rihanna and Prince Harry are sure learning a lot about each other.
On Thursday (Dec. 1, 2016), the duo, who were first introduced this week, visited Bridgetown, Barbados to raise awareness about World Aids Day. Stopping by a local clinic, the singer and the British royal participated in a live HIV test to destigmatize the illness. While having their fingers pricked for blood samples, the two came across some pretty awkward talk about their respective sex lives.
“One of the myths is that royalty … read more

Going to the dark side. Carrie Fisher admits her 1976 affair with Star Wars costar Harrison Ford left her feeling vulnerable. “It was sad because I was so insecure,” Fisher, 60, revealed on the Today show Monday, November 21, of her three-month tryst with the then-married father of two. The actress, who played Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy and reprised the role in last year’s The Force Awakens, discusses the situation in her upcoming book, The Princess Diarist — a published … read more

Yikes, it’s true.
Han and Leia fans had certainly glamorized the idea of Carrie Fisher and Harrison Fordbeing an item together in real life, as avid co-star shippers have continued to do for the past 40 years (and probably did since the dawn of cinema). But there was no proof that the then-19-year-old Fisher and 34-year-old Ford, who was married when Star Wars was shot, had ever gotten romantic during the making of the 1977 classic. And there still isn’t any proof, technically, but Fisher is saying … read more

Such a proud fiancé.
Tyler Kinney attended the TV Guide Magazine celebrating Dick Wolf’s Chicago series at LeGrande Lounge in New York City.
At the event, he shared his thoughts on Lady Gaga’s performance of the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50.
“That’s where she’s most at home, is on a stage,” Kinney, 34, told Us Weekly at his TV Guide magazine cover party in NYC. “To see her there on the biggest one — I enjoyed it probably as much as everybody else. Yeah!”
He told People, “I’m … read more

Her look says it all!
Beyoncé greets her fans as she leaves Levis Stadium with Jay Z following Super Bowl 50.
The 34-year-old singer looked ready to celebrate after her show-stopping halftime performance with Coldplay and Bruno Mars.
Beyoncé wowed the crowd and gave her fans a thrill with the announcement of her 2016 Formation World Tour.
Her performance wasn’t with controversy however. Beyoncé is getting backlash from haters who don’t appreciate the political imagery around her new single … read more

Carrie Fisher says she was pressured to lose over 35 lbs. to reprise her role as Princess Leia in the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The star, 59, spoke candidly about the emphasis on female actresses to slim down in Hollywood, and says that hasn’t changed since she first starred in the films 38 years ago. “They don’t want to hire all of me – only about three-quarters!” Fisher told Good Housekeeping U.K. “Nothing changes, it’s an appearance-driven thing. I’m in a business where … read more

Carrie Fisher says she was pressured to lose over 35 lbs. to reprise her role as Princess Leia in the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The star, 59, spoke candidly about the emphasis on female actresses to slim down in Hollywood, and says that hasn’t changed since she first starred in the films 38 years ago. “They don’t want to hire all of me – only about three-quarters!” Fisher told Good Housekeeping U.K. “Nothing changes, it’s an appearance-driven thing. I’m in a business where … read more

She’s soon set to return to the big-screen in the role that made her a household name.
But Carrie Fisher, 59, has admitted that she felt pressure to lose weight to play the grown-up Princess Leia in Star Wars: The Force Awakens – one of the most highly-anticipated films of the century.
Speaking to Good Housekeeping, the actress revealed she had to lose more than 35lbs for the new film, in which she plays Leia almost 40 years after her first appearance as a 19-year-old. She told the magazine: ‘They … read more

Jamie Foxx has some pretty awesome children!
After it was announced last week that his 21-year-old daughter, Corinne Bishop, will be Miss Golden Globes 2016, the actor joined Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday and couldn’t help but gush about her.
“So amazing!” he exclaimed. “She’s 21, getting ready to graduate from college.”
But it’s his youngest daughter, 7-year-old Annalise Bishop, who’s giving him some serious sass (and lots of laughs!) lately.
“She’s 7. She’s totally different though. She want it … read more

Even stars would do anything for love — including a religious conversion, a process that can take months to years, before tying the knot. The latest celebrity is actress Zooey Deschanel, who reportedly converted to Judaism for husband Jacob Pechenik, according to US Weekly Magazine. The “New Girl” star kept her June marriage secret and in the same quiet tone, gave birth to daughter, Elsie, in August. The conversion is surprising for the 35-year-old who never identified as a religious person. … read more