Carrie Fisher, who died at the age of 60 on December 27, 2016, played an intergalactic ruler in the Star Wars franchise. Now, to honor the late actress’s legacy, fans want her to be made into Disney royalty. As TIME reports, a man named Cody Christensen launched a Change.org petition requesting for Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger to make Princess Leia an official Disney princess, joining the ranks of Snow White, Cinderella, and other heroines. (Reminder: Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, thereby adding Princess Leia and her Force-wielding sidekicks to the entertainment conglomerate’s roster of characters.)
2016 has been a tough year to get through, especially if you’re a celebrity. In the past 12 months, we’ve lost notable figures from all walks of life, including Carrie Fisher, David Bowie, Prince, Abe Vigoda, George Michael, Alan Rickman, Alan Thicke, Muhammad Ali, Anton Yelchin, and Jose Fernandez, just to name a few. But as the calendar makes its highly anticipated march toward 2017, one South Carolina man is taking an unusual step to make sure 2016 doesn’t claim the internet’s favorite 94-year-old: Betty White.
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