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Carrie Fisher Had Cocaine & Other Drugs in Her System When She Died

More details about Carrie Fisher‘s death have been revealed in the toxicology report.

The late Star Wars actress has cocaine and other drugs in her system when she died in December 2016. The report showed that she may have taken cocaine three days before she boarded the December 23 flight that she fell ill on.

Traces of heroin and ecstasy were also found in Carrie‘s system, though it’s not known when she may have taken those drugs. It’s also not known what the impact of the drugs had on her death, according to the Associated Press.

Carrie‘s cause of death was revealed in her autopsy last week.

Carrie Fisher Cause of Death Revealed in Autopsy Results

Carrie Fisher‘s cause of death has been revealed following the results of her autopsy.

According to AP, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office ruled atherosclerotic heart disease and sleep apnea to have contributed to Carrie‘s untimely passing last year.

Although an exact cause could not be pinpointed, it was found that there was a buildup of fatty tissue in the walls of her arteries.

Investigators also found signs that Carrie had taken multiple drugs but could not determine whether they contributed to her death and did not say if those were the drugs she took prescribed by doctors to treat her mental health conditions.

“I would tell you, from my perspective that there’s certainly no news that Carrie did drugs. I am not shocked that part of her health was affected by drugs,” her brother Todd Fisher said.

Her daughter Billie also released a statement following the autopsy results.

Carrie‘s manner of death will be listed as undetermined.

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Carrie Fisher's Daughter Billie Lourd Speaks Out After Autopsy Results Revealed

Carrie Fisher‘s autopsy results have been revealed and her daughter Billie Lourd is speaking out.

According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, the Star Wars actress suffered from atherosclerotic heart disease and “drug use” prior to her passing last year.

Carrie‘s daughter Billie is hoping that her passing can shed light on drug addiction and mental illness.

“My mom battled drug addiction and mental illness her entire life. She ultimately died of it. She was purposefully open in all of her work about the social stigmas surrounding these diseases,” Billie told People.

She added, “She talked about the shame that torments people and their families confronted by these diseases. I know my Mom, she’d want her death to encourage people to be open about their struggles. Seek help, fight for government funding for mental health programs. Shame and those social stigmas are the enemies of progress to solutions and ultimately a cure. Love you Momby.”

Our thoughts continue to be with Carrie, Billie and their family and friends.

Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds' Personal Items to Be Auctioned

Fans of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will soon have the opportunity to own some of the late stars’ own personal items.

The mother-daughter duo had amassed a collection of amazing movie memorabilia and the items, including replica ruby red slippers from The Wizard of Oz and some Star Wars collector pieces, will be auctioned off beginning on September 23.

“My mother and sister were magnificent collectors, they amassed an amazing and diverse collection in their lifetimes,” Todd Fisher said in a statement (via Entertainment Tonight). “The size and scope of their collection rivals most museums. So in keeping with my mother’s wishes we have decided to share part of their magnificent collection with all their friends and fans.”

A portion of the proceeds will support two charities – The Thalians and the Jed Foundation.

Once the auction has been completed, the Fisher-Reynolds compound in Beverly Hills will be put on the housing market.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cast Pose in Character for Vanity Fair's 4 Covers!

The cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi grace four separate Vanity Fair covers in character!

The four covers include one with Luke (Mark Hamill) and Rey (Daisy Ridley), one with the Princess Leia (the late Carrie Fisher), one with Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson), and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), and one with Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), Finn (John Boyega), new character Rose Tico (Kelly Marie Tran), and BB-8.

Annie Leibovitz photographed all four covers back in May of 2016 in the UK when the film was in production. Annie has photographed every Star Wars film for Vanity Fair since 1999′s The Phantom Menace.

Take a look at the Force Awakens Vanity Fair cover from two years ago!

For more from the cast, visit

Billie Lourd Remembers Late Mom Carrie Fisher on Mother's Day

Scream Queens star Billie Lourd shared a throwback photo of her mom Carrie Fisher on Mother’s Day.

The 24-year-old actress’ mom passed away suddenly back in December. Carrie’s official cause of death was listed as cardiac arrest.

Billie posted a photo of her and her mother from years ago, and captioned the pic with an emoji heart. Since posting the photo just moments ago, Billie has received tons of support from fans.

See the photo below…

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Billie Lourd Pays Tribute to Mom Carrie Fisher on 'Star Wars' Day

Billie Lourd is honoring her late mother, Carrie Fisher, in a super sweet way in celebration of Star Wars Day.

The 24-year-old Scream Queens actress took to Instagram on Thursday (May 4) to share a throwback pic featuring herself as a child in the arms of her mom, who famously portrayed Princess Leia in the films.

Walking behind them in the photo is Carrie‘s on-screen friend Chewbacca.

“💫👩‍👧💫 #maythe4thbewithyou,” Billie captioned the epic snap – see it here.

Carrie sadly passed away this past December at age 60 during a Los Angeles-bound flight.

ICYMI, see how Billie paid tribute to her mom at a Star Wars celebration earlier this month in Orlanda, Fla.

Check out more photos of Billie and Carrie in our gallery.

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