Carrie Fisher Reportedly Suffers Heart Attack on Plane

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Carrie Fisher signs copies of her new book 'The Princess Diarist' at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on Nov. 28, 2016 in Los Angeles. 

UPDATE: Carrie Fisher is in stable condition after suffering a medical emergency aboard a flight Friday. Her brother, Todd Fisher, told The Associated Press that she was "out of emergency" and stabilized at a Los Angeles hospital.

Carrie Fisher reportedly suffered a heart attack on a plane Friday, according to TMZ.

Airport police confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter units were responding to someone with a medical emergency on a plane, but they could not identify the victim, officer Alicia Hernandez said.

Police were radioed for help around 1 p.m. she said.

Several passengers who were on the United plane traveling from London to LAX took to Twitter to say the 60-year-old Star Wars star was taken off the plane by EMTs after staff and passengers attempted to revive her while the aircraft landed.

A rep did not immediately respond to THR's request for comment.

William Shatner asked his followers to "send special thoughts" to Fisher and Rogue One: A Stars Wars story writer Gary Whitta tweeted, "Thoughts, hopes, and the Force are with you."

The news was first reported by TMZ.

This article originally appeared in THR.com.

 


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