With no official spot on Hollywood Boulevard to mourn Carrie Fisher, fans of the actor, author and activist crafted a pop-up tribute for the icon on the Walk of Fame Tuesday.
Dedicated fans decorated a blank star in front of the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre for the “Star Wars” actor. They surrounded it with candles and white roses and stuck on letters that formed “Carrie Fisher – May the force be with you always – Hope.”
“When I found Carrie Fisher didn’t have a star I found that to be unacceptable,” said Jason Thomas, who was dressed in a Jedi robe and carried a lightsaber. “Decided to take it upon myself to make one for her. She’s touched my generation.”
The Walk stars are not actually awarded to recipients based solely on talent, hard work and dedication to the arts. Star recipients are selected by a committee that considers hundreds of applications each year.
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