The actress & author who brought the beloved character Princess Leia Organa to life in the Star Wars movie series, passed away this morning in Los Angeles. 

Carrie Fisher had suffered a massive heart attack while flying home from London last Friday, & was being treated in a hospital intensive care unit since.  Unconfirmed reports had been circulating that she never regained consciousness after being stricken while in flight.  More details will be posted as we get them...