Carrie Fisher Hospitalized After Cardiac Arrest

The actress, famous for her role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" franchise, suffered a cardiac episode aboard an L.A.-bound flight.
2:07 | 12/26/16

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We do begin on this Monday morning with that Hollywood medical emergency, Carrie fisher spending Christmas in the hospital. Suffering ard yak arrest. ABC's Eva pilgrim with more. Reporter: She was the original people's princess. Hollywood royalty. She had been busy in London. Those around her awaiting that their princess will be okay. This morning, iconic actress Carrie fisher in the hospital, surrounding by family after an in-flight medical emergency. Fisher's famous mother Debbie Reynolds at her bedside, tweeting this update, Carrie is in stable condition, if there's a change we'll share it. For all her fans and friends I thank you for your prayers and well wishers. She reportedly stopped breathing Friday on a flight from London to L.A. Her fellow passengers quickly jumping into action to help her. We have some passengers, nurses assisting the passenger. Reporter: The L.A. Fire department rushing to the tarmac finding fisher in cardiac arrest. Providing advanced life support on the way to the hospital. Fisher taken to intensive care where her daughter arrived later that evening. Fisher's brother telling ABC news, she's obviously a very tough girl who's survived many things. I encourage everyone to pray for her support from fans and fellow celebrities pouring in including mark Hamill, sharing this meme, did dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is for the force to be strong with Carrie. Harrison Ford releasing this statement, our thoughts are with Carrie, her family and friends. George Lucas sharing with ABC, sending love our hearts and prayers are with her. So many messages of hope coming in. Every one in the family holding on to hope that she she'll recover. As are we. Thank you, Eva. "Good morning America"

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