63 Female Star Wars Fans On What Carrie Fisher Meant To Them
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When it was announced on Tuesday afternoon that Carrie Fisher had passed away, countless fans were left utterly heartbroken. An actor and writer with a huge personality and a joy for life, Fisher was an inspiration to so many people — especially women, many of whom grew up watching her on-screen as the iconic Leia Organa in the Star Wars films.

For female fans of the franchise, the loss of Fisher is devastating. Not only was she a talented actor who brought a beloved character to life, but she was a passionate, badass woman who delivered feminism and force to the Star Wars universe and pop culture overall. While mourning Fisher and reflecting on her legacy,63 female Star Wars fans explain just how much the beloved star meant to them.

Meg, 28

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Martha, 25

Emma, 26

Aly, 32

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Megan, 22

Emma, 24

Alyssa, 25

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Stephanie, 32

Kelsea, 29

Elizabeth, 24

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Chloe, 20

Debbie, 34

Julie, 43

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Amanda, 23

Lauren, 25

Alyssa, 22

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Hazel, 33

Lana, 16

Laura, 21

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Darren, 28

Jess, 31

Shakira, 31

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Meg, 30

Abby, 21

Rebekah, 31

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Erin, 31

Sari, 33

Anu, 26

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Keri, 44

Lauren, 20

Caitlin, 21

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Molly, 29

Shauna, 38

Preeti, 32

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Hannah, 19

Gabby, 19

Yara, 23

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Paulina, 29

Victoria, 30

Ashley, 28

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Liz, 26

Lia, 27

Kat, 37

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Susie, 38

Claire, 33

Kristen, 40

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Helena, 21

Olivia, 26

Alex, 20

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Helen, 30

Zaira, 19

Hannah, 22

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Danielle, 33

Alina, 20

Hannah, 17

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Maricris, 27

Elyse, 30

Brittany, 26

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Jordan, 26

Karen, 53

Hannah, 25

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Leah, 28

Casey, 31

Rest in peace, Carrie.