Carrie Fisher Has a Message for Ageist Haters

1051664-6-20151230095136-carrie-fisher-has-a-message-for-ageist-haters(Newser) Some moviegoers have been quick to point out that Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia in The Force Awakensisn’t quite as dashing as she once was. “Carrie Fisher is this angry, loud mouth, fat woman now,” one viewer wrote on Twitter. “Princess Leia got fat,” said another. Guess what? “Youth and beauty are not accomplishments,” Fisher, 59, tweeted to the haters on Tuesday—more than three decades after her younger self appeared in a gold bikini in 1983’s Return of the Jedi, reports CNN. “They’re the temporary happy by-products of time and/or DNA. Don’t hold your breath for either.” “My BODY hasn’t aged as well as I have,” she added. “My body is my brain bag, it hauls me around to those places and in front of faces where there’s something to say or see.”

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