Since Fisher’s passing on December 27, people from around the world have shared words about her lasting impact, talent, and biting wit.
Even in death, Fisher continues to shine with her biting humor: Her urn is one large Prozac pill.
Photos emerged Friday of her brother, Todd Fisher, carrying a giant white-and-green box shaped like a pill and labeled with the word “Prozac.” Entertainment Weekly reports that after the memorial service, Todd told a crowd of reporters:
“Carrie’s favorite possession was a giant Prozac pill that she bought many years ago. A big pill. She loved it, and it was in her house, and Billie [Fisher’s daughter] and I felt it was where she’d want to be.”
Fisher was never shy about her use — and love — of Prozac, an antidepressant used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic. In 2009, she joked in New York magazine that her tile floors were “shaped and labeled like enormous tablets of Prozac.”
Zoom in on the urn, and you realize that it is definitely this:
Prozac is the trade name for fluoxetine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor for oral administration. The specifically green-and-white capsules are technically considered Fluoxetine hydrochloride. One in ten Americans take antidepressants, including Prozac, although it appears that it is only Carrie Fisher so far to have a giant antidepressant serve as her urn.
Rest in peace Carrie, forever the most badass in this galaxy and beyond.
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