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Carrie Fisher blasts critics who say she hasn't aged well

Carrie Fisher launched an epic Twitter takedown against trolls who claim she hasn't aged well in the years since "Star Wars" fans first saw her on the screen.

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"Please stop debating about whether or not I aged well," she posted. "Unfortunately it hurts all three of my feelings. My BODY hasn’t aged as well as I have."

Carrie Fisher at the Hollywood premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

She followed that up with some advice unprintable (or blogable) on a family newspaper site.

She retweeted a supportive fan's observation: "Men don't age better than women, they're just allowed to age."

Then Fisher noted:

"My body is my brain bag. It hauls me around to those places and in front of faces where theres something to say or see."

She hasn't updated her Facebook page in a while but her banner photo gives you an idea of how much time she's going to waste on Internet trolls:


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