(CNN)Carrie Fisher was hospitalized Friday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart occasion aboard a United Airlines flight from London to Los Angeles, a source knowledgeable about the occurrence informed CNN.
The flight was on method to Los Angeles when the 60-year-old “Star Wars” starlet ended up being ill.
Fisher was carried to a health center straight from Los Angeles International Airport airport, the source stated.
“Carrie Fisher is still in the ICU,” Todd Fisher, the starlet’s sibling informed CNN by phone Friday night. He remains in Los Angeles however not at the medical facility with the household.
The Los Angeles Fire Department formerly stated it reacted to a heart attack at the United Airlines gate where the London flight got here.
“LAFD reacted to LAX Gate 74 for client on incoming flight in heart attack,” LAFD Spokesman Erik Scott informed CNN. “Paramedics standing by upon arrival supplied innovative life assistance and strongly dealt with and transferred client to regional healthcare facility.”
Other celebs aboard the exact same flight required to Twitter to reveal their issues.
Comedian Brad Gage tweeted: “I beinged in front of Carrie Fisher on our flight from London and she was simply removed the aircraft by EMTs.”
YouTube character Anna Akana tweeted that the starlet “stopped breathing” on the flight. Akana thanked the physician and nurse who concerned Fisher’s help.
The on-screen princess
Fisher remained in London recording the current season of Amazon‘s “Catastrophe.” Simply days back, she tweeted an image of herself and starlet Sharon Horgan on set.
Born in Beverly Hills, California, Fisher got her start in Hollywood in 1975 in the film “Shampoo,” starring Warren Beatty.
The gifted starlet, who is best understood for her representation of Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” film franchise, likewise went on to act in plays, tv and hit movies and has actually composed a variety of very popular books.
Her profession work has actually made her 2 Emmy Award elections.
Fisher has actually likewise been a long time supporter for psychological health awareness, drawing from her own battles with bipolar affective disorder.