Billie Lourd Makes First Public Appearance Since Carrie Fisher Death

Carrie Fisher and her dog Gary

We love Billie's modern twist on her mother's iconic dress & we think this is adorable.

"Carrie Fisher was, is, and always will be a part of the Lucasfilm family".

"She played such a crucial role in my professional and person life, and both would have been far emptier without her".

George added that she did a lot to steer the production.

The youngest in a powerful dynasty of women, 24-year-old Billie Lourd wore a Princess Leia-inspired Tom Ford dress during her first public appearance since her mother and grandmother Debbie Reynolds' deaths last December. "I am beyond grateful".


Star Wars Celebration is a fan experience that includes panels, autograph signing sessions, merchandise stalls and exhibitions, and will run in Orlando until Sunday. I would do insane things to amuse her on the set. "But she knew that it wasn't about the fight you were fighting but how you fought it - the way you resisted".

My mom, like Leia, was never afraid to speak her mind and say things that might have made most people uncomfortable - but not me, and not you. "I love these movies, and actually they've become better for me now because I have a daughter and she loves them", she says in one. Like everyone else on the planet, I want to see my queen. She was our princess, our general, and more importantly, our friend. She could spend hours talking to people and learning about their lives, and how Star Wars and Leia touched them in the same way it touched us.

She did not hesitate one bit!

Secondly, she taught me that if life isn't amusing, then it's just true, and that is unacceptable. She ended by reciting three things her mother taught her, concluding with, "the most evolved person is seemingly a contradiction".

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