Billie Lourd shares a heartwarming post about her mom Carrie Fisher12/27/2022
Billie Lourd shares heartwarming post about mom Carrie Fisher on the six year anniversary of her death: ‘With the magic of life tends to come the reality of grief’
Billie Lourd remembered her mom Carrie Fisher six years after her death with a heartwarming Instagram post on Tuesday, only a few weeks after giving birth to her second child.
The 30-year-old star shared an old photo of her and her mom smiling together in a restaurant booth.
‘It has been 6 years since my Momby died (feels like 2 but also like 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she’s died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the most joyful of my life,’ she shared.
Remembering: Billie Lourd shared an adorable old photo of her and her mom Carrie Fisher on the six year anniversary of her death
New life: Billie gave birth to her second child on December 12 and reflected on what its been like for her to have her kids without her mom
The Booksmart actress recently gave birth to her second baby with her husband, Austen Rydell.
Their son Kingston, 2, was born in 2020, and Billie had their first daughter, Jackson, on December 12.
She shared the pain of having her second child and watching her son meet his sister for the first time with her mom not there to experience it.
‘My mom is not here to meet either of them and isn’t here to experience any of the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest.’
Grief: Carrie Fisher died of sudden cardiac arrest on December 27, 2016 and was also found with several drugs in her system, which could have contributed to her early death
Thick as thieves: Billie shared the screen with her mom in two Star Wars films, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi
At the end of her caption she made sure to share a message for people who are also going through grief: ‘For anyone out there experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone. Don’t ignore either. Life can be magical and griefy at the same time.’
Carrie died of sudden cardiac arrest on December 27, 2016, at 60. It was also reported that she had traces of several drugs in her system, like cocaine, heroin, and other substances, which could also have contributed to her early death.
The Star Wars actress suffered from drug abuse for most of her life and was very open about her struggles.
A legend is born: Carrie is most known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie franchise
Bonding: She starred alongside Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in all of the films, which began in 1977
She was most known for playing the iconic role of Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie franchise alongside Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford as Han Solo.
The space princess also tried her hand in other entertainment fields like writing and screenwriting.
Carrie was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing the screenplay based on her own book Postcards from the Edge, which starred Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, and Dennis Quaid.
Billie also lost her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, who was Carrie’s mom. She died of a stroke on December 28, 2016, one day after her daughter’s death.
Family full of talent: Debbie Reynolds, the mom of Carrie Fisher, died of a stroke one day after her daughter’s death. She was known for her roles in Singin’ in the Rain and The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Debbie was an acting legend like her daughter and starred in films such as Singin’ in the Rain with Gene Kelly, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and the hit Disney Channel movie series Halloweentown.
Billie started her acting career in 2015, when she was 23, with a small role in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.
Then she starred in Scream Queens, Billionaire Boys Club, Booksmart, and American Horror Story.
The beauty recently attended the premiere of her newest film, Ticket to Paradise, on September 7, which starred George Clooney and Julia Roberts.
Cutest couple: Billie attended the premiere of her film Ticket to Paradise on September 7 with her husband Austen Rydell while she was still pregnant with her second child
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