Revealing the Star
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Carrie Fisher’s Star Wars costars accompany Billie Lourd as she introduces the star on Hollywood Boulevard. Lourd takes a moment to throw some sparkle at the star, saying that her mother “is the sparkle”.
“My Mom Was Shining”
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“My mom isn’t just Princess Leia,” says Billie Lourd. “She’s Carrie Fisher. From her debut at the age of 16, she was an incredible actress who instilled intelligence and strength in every character she played.” Shampoo until the last role disaster.
“My mom was glowing,” Lourd continues. “He described his world both literally and figuratively. He left a radiant mark on everyone he met.”
‘It was surreal’
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Billie Lourd remembers seeing the true nature of her mom’s fandom when she started going to school. “It was then that I realized for the first time, after all these years, how widespread and deep people’s love for Leia is,” she says. “It was surreal. People of all ages from all over the world dressed like my mother, who sang to me to sleep at night and helped me when I was scared.
“I realized then that Leia was more than just a character,” Lourd continues. “She’s a feeling. She’s got strength. She’s got grace. She’s smart. She’s got the best femininity. She knows what she wants and she gets it. She doesn’t need anyone to save her because she’s saving herself, and even herself.” saviors. And no one could play her like my mother.”
“Mom is too loud”
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Billie Lourd continues, “Like most kids, I grew up thinking my mom was a little — okay very — embarrassing. She tried to change my mind by showing me this great movie she was in. Star wars. I don’t know if any of you have heard of it. I don’t have any [Laughter] He liked to tell the story where I rolled my eyes and yelled ‘Mommy so loud’ every time I tried to put it on. ”
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“My mom used to say you weren’t really famous until you were the Pez dealer,” continues Billie Lourd. “People eat candy from his neck every day. I don’t think you’re really famous until you get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”
Billie Lourd Takes the Stage
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Billie Lourd takes the stage to commemorate her mother and thank Mark Hamill. “I also want to thank my space uncle Mark Hamill,” she says. “I admire you immensely and I’m so glad you can talk. I love you so much.”
a sweet hug
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After his speech, Mark Hamill shared a sweet hug with Billie Lourd, who wore a dress with Carrie Fisher’s face on it.
‘I Will Never Stop Missing Him’
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Mark Hamill continues, “I’ll never stop missing him, but I’m so thankful we’ve had him for so long. The laughter, the wisdom, the kindness, and even the arrogant brash c– p my dear space twin has driven me crazy over the years.”
“She Was Our Princess”
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Mark Hamill shares how he prepared for the event in his speech:
“I took out a notebook and was going to write down some of my thoughts, but I found what I wrote six years ago, shortly after I lost it,” she says. “And I thought that was just as relevant as I wrote it today, and what I wrote was, ‘Whether we like it or not, Carrie was one of a kind, she belonged to all of us. She was our princess, dammit. And the actress who played her is determined and tough, who takes our collective breath away, but still has you supporting her and She has grown into a gorgeous, utterly independent, and utterly funny, responsible woman with a vulnerability that makes you want her to be successful and happy.”
Mark Hamill Takes the Stage
32 minutes ago
The event is hosted by iHeart Radio personality and radio Hall of Famer Ellen K. He introduces Carrie Fisher’s co-star Mark Hamill as the first speaker of the event.
“Today is May Fourth, Carrie Frances Fisher Day,” Hamill says.
Star Wars Neighbors
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Carrie Fisher’s star right next to hers Star wars starring Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill. All three stars are located on the 6800 block of Hollywood Boulevard, in close proximity to the original. Star wars The movie released in 1977.
Today is also a special day Star wars fans — May 4, aka May Fourth, aka May the Force Be With You Star wars Day.
52 minutes ago
The ceremony for Carrie Fisher’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will begin shortly.
Some people who won’t be at the ceremony? Carrie’s siblings who weren’t invited to the event. Lourd confirmed the news Wednesday, saying the family “knows why” after Carrie’s sister, Joely Fisher, revealed that Carrie’s daughter and Joely’s niece, Billie Lourd, were not invited to the ceremony.