Billie Lourd and Mark Hamill honour Carrie Fisher after family drama

Carrie Fisher was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with family drama risking to overshadow the important occasion.

The Hollywood tribute to the late actress has come on May the Fourth, known to fans as Star Wars Day, with Carrie’s daughter Billie Lourd and onscreen twin brother Mark Hamill attending the event.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mark paid heartfelt tribute Carrie, whom he referred to as “our princess”.

He explained: “I’ll never stop missing her, but I’m so thankful that we had her as long as we did.

“I’m grateful for the laughter, the wisdom, the kindness and even the bratty self-indulgent [expletive] my beloved space twin drove me crazy through the years.”

Carrie’s daughter Billie looked amazing as she paid tribute to her mother with her Star Wars character, Princess Leila, on her dress.

In her own speech, Billie said that her mother was “glitter” that “covered the world in it, both literally and metaphorically”.

“She left a mark of her sparkle on everyone she met,” Billie added as she sprinkled glitter on the star during the event.

Elsewhere in her speech, Billie teared up as she noted she’s passing the “lightsaber” that is her love for Star Wars and her mother’s character, Princess Leia, onto her kids.

Billie shares Jackson Joane, four months, and son Kingston Fisher, two, with husband Austen Rydell.

However, despite the honour associated with the event, family drama has taken over as Fisher’s siblings slammed Billie for not inviting them to the ceremony.

Ahead of the event, Carrie’s brother Todd Fisher said he was not on the guest list to see the star unveiled.

He told TMZ: “It’s heartbreaking and shocking to me that I was intentionally omitted from attending this important legacy event for my sister, Carrie.”

Half-sister Joely Fisher also posted a message on Instagram on behalf of herself and her sister Tricia Leigh Fisher.

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It read: “Strangely we won’t be in attendance to celebrate our sister, whom we adored.

“For some bizarre, misguided reason our niece has chosen not to include us in this epic moment in our sister’s career.

“This is something Carrie would have definitely wanted her siblings to be present for. The fact that her only brother and two sisters were intentionally and deliberately excluded is deeply shocking.

“We have all been grieving the loss of our favourite human for some years now…we have given Billie the space to do that in her own way.

“We have been nothing but loving and open, consistently.

“This isn’t about a photo op on Hollywood Blvd…this is about celebrating the permanency of Carrie’s legacy in this industry, taking her place with a star on the iconic Walk of Fame alongside our parents.”

Billie has since released a statement confirming the siblings’ non-attendance at the prestigious event.

She told Hollywood Reporter: “I apologize to anyone reading this for feeling the need to defend myself publicly from these family members.

“But unfortunately, because they publicly attacked me, I have to publicly respond. The truth is I did not invite them to this ceremony. They know why.

“Days after my mom died, her brother and her sister chose to process their grief publicly and capitalize on my mother’s death, by doing multiple interviews and selling individual books for a lot of money, with my mom and my grandmother [actress Debbie Reynolds]’s deaths as the subject.

“I found out they had done this through the press. They never consulted me or considered how this would affect our relationship.

“The truth of my mom’s very complicated relationship with her family is only known by me and those who were actually close to her.

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