Paul Simon says ex-wife Carrie Fisher “was a special, wonderful girl” and that her death came “too soon.”
The 60-year-old actress, best known for her role as Leia in the Star Wars movies, had last week suffered a cardiac event aboard a plane en route to Los Angeles and was hospitalized. Her daughter and only child Billie Lourd’s rep announced on Tuesday the actress had died.
“Yesterday was a horrible day,” Paul, who was her only husband, wrote on Twitter Wednesday. Carrie was a special, wonderful … read more

Paul Simon isn’t taking the news of Carrie Fisher’s death well. The musician, who was briefly married to Fisher in the 1980s, expressed his condolences in a tweet early Wednesday morning. The beloved actress and author died Tuesday following her hospitalization last week. She was 60.
Fisher and Simon met while Fisher was filming the first “Star Wars” movie, which debuted in 1977. “Once they saw each other, no one else mattered to either of them,” Peter Ames Carlin wrote in this year’s … read more