Carrie Fisher Responds to Criticism About Her Look in New 'Star Wars'
The actress wrote on Tuesday that the comments have taken a toll.
Carrie Fisher has heard enough from some who've criticized her look in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The actress, who reprises her iconic role of now-Gen. Leia Organa in the pic, on Tuesday responded to those who have criticized her appearance, saying the negative comments have taken somewhat of a toll.
Please stop debating about whetherOR notaged well.unfortunately it hurts all3 of my feelings.My BODY hasnt aged as well as I have.Blow us— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) December 29, 2015
My body is my brain bag, it hauls me around to those places & in front of faces where theres something to say or see pic.twitter.com/T2TXiEyl17— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) December 29, 2015
Fisher also shared with her more than 778,100 Twitter followers a post from a supporter.
Fisher then re-tweeted some of the harsh comments aimed at her before she shared:
Youth&BeautyR/NOT ACCOMPLISHMENTS,theyre theTEMPORARY happy/BiProducts/of Time&/or DNA/Dont Hold yourBreath4either/ifUmust holdAir/takeGarys— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) December 30, 2015
The actress previously said she lost weight through diet and exercise for the sequel, an expectation before returning to the role of Leia.
"Nothing changes, it's an appearance-driven thing," Fisher told Britain's Good Housekeeping magazine in early December. "I'm in a business where the only thing that matters is weight and appearance. That is so messed up. They might as well say get younger, because that's how easy it is."
Force Awakens has been breaking box-office records since its mid-December release and is on its way to becoming the highest-grossing film of all time.
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