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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Fans bid farewell to Carrie Fisher

First Published      Last Updated Apr 17 2017 08:54 am

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• Fans at the 40th anniversary Star Wars Celebration in Orlando were left in tears by a moving tribute to the late Carrie Fisher — including her daughter, Billie Lourd, reciting Princess Leia's "help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi" speech. [Vulture]

• Russian TV won't air the Eurovision Song Contest, because Russia's contestant isn't being allowed into the super-kitschy event's host country of Ukraine. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• So much for the reconciliation rumors: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have officially filed for divorce. [The Huffington Post]