Remembering those we lost in 2016

carrie_fisher_2013December 26th: Carrie Fisher

America may not have monarchy, but it did have a princess. Carrie Fisher who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars trilogies, became an instant star at the age of nineteen. Her portray of princess Leia was not one of a damsel in distress, but of a woman who despite the title, was just as strong and capable as the soldiers in the rebellion. Her portrayal inspired confidence and self-strength to young girls everywhere. Fisher was more than just a galactic rebel princess; she was a writer and activist. Having written eight books, nearly six screenplays and three plays, fisher was a jack of all trades. She was also an outspoken activist, in the fight to eliminate stigmas on mental illness and addiction. While on a flight to Los Angeles from London, Fisher suffered a heart attack and was taken to UCLA Medical Center, where she was put on a ventilator, Four days later her daughter, actress Billie Lourd. Confirmed through a statement sent out by her publicist. That her mother had passed away. Following the news of her death. Many fans took to the Hollywood walk of fame and made a star for Fisher, after noticing that hse did not have on already.

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Lidia Mosqueda

Lidia Mosqueda, a graduate from California State University Fullerton, has been a news correspondent for MUSE TV since 2017. She has covered various newsworthy events such as; press junkets, film & tv screenings, premieres, concerts, red carpets and other public events. As a bilingual journalist she has written about various musicians and artists in Latin entertainment, helping to bring attention to many Latin American talent, here in the states. As a journalist in the entertainment field. Her goal is to break down the stereotypes and assumptions that surround entertainment journalism.
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