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Two days after reportedly suffering a heart attack, famed actress Carrie Fisher is in stable condition, her mother tweeted Sunday afternoon.

Fisher, one of the stars of the Star Wars series, reportedly went into cardiac arrest on a flight Friday from London to Los Angeles and had to be given CPR on the plane. She was taken to UCLA Medical Center where she reportedly was placed on a ventilator.

On Saturday, her co-star, Harrison Ford, sent out this statement.

Josh Katzowitz

Josh Katzowitz

Josh Katzowitz is a staff writer at the Daily Dot specializing in YouTube and boxing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A longtime sports writer, he's covered the NFL for and boxing for Forbes. His work has been noted twice in the Best American Sports Writing book series.