Billie Lourd shares an emotional post about her mother Carrie Fisher, six years after her death

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Billie Lourd remembered her mother, Carrie Fisher, six years after her death with an emotional Instagram post on Tuesday, just weeks after giving birth to her second child.

The 30-year-old star shared an old photo of her and her mother smiling together at a restaurant booth.

‘It’s been 6 years since my mother died (seems like 2, but also 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the happiest of my life,” she shared.

Remembering: Billie Lourd shared an adorable old photo of her and her mother Carrie Fisher on the six-year anniversary of her death

Remembering: Billie Lourd shared an adorable old photo of her and her mother Carrie Fisher on the six-year anniversary of her death

New life: Billie gave birth to her second child on 12 December and reflected on what it was like for her to have children without her mother

New life: Billie gave birth to her second child on 12 December and reflected on what it was like for her to have children without her mother

The Booksmart actress recently gave birth to her second baby with her husband, Austen Rydell.

Their son Kingston, 2, was born in 2020, and Billie welcomed their first daughter, Jackson, on Dec. 12.

She shared the pain of having her second child and seeing her son meet his sister for the first time, without her mother being there to experience it.

‘My mother is not here to meet any of them and she is not here to experience the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest.’

Grief: Carrie Fisher died of sudden cardiac arrest on December 27, 2016 and was also found to have several drugs in her system, which could have contributed to her untimely death

Grief: Carrie Fisher died of sudden cardiac arrest on December 27, 2016 and was also found to have several drugs in her system, which could have contributed to her untimely death

Thick as thieves: Billie shared the screen with her mother in two Star Wars movies, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi

Thick as thieves: Billie shared the screen with her mother in two Star Wars movies, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi

At the end of her caption, she made sure to share a message for people who are also experiencing grief: ‘For anyone who is experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone. Don’t ignore either. Life can be magical and sad at the same time.’

Carrie died of sudden cardiac arrest on December 27, 2016, aged 60. It was also reported that she had trace amounts of various drugs in her system, such as cocaine, heroin and other substances, which could also have contributed to her early death.

The Star Wars actress has struggled with substance abuse for most of her life and has been very open about her struggles.

A legend is born: Carrie is best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars film franchise

A legend is born: Carrie is best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars film franchise

Bonding: She starred alongside Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in all of the films, starting in 1977

Bonding: She starred alongside Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in all of the films, starting in 1977

She was best known for playing the iconic role of Princess Leia in the Star Wars film franchise, opposite Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford as Han Solo.

The space princess has also tried her hand at other areas of entertainment such as writing and screenwriting.

Carrie was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing the screenplay based on her own book, Postcards from the Edge, starring Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine and Dennis Quaid.

Billie also lost her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, who was Carrie’s mother. She died of a stroke on December 28, 2016, the day after her daughter’s death.

Family full of talent: Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher, died of a stroke the day after her daughter's death.  She was known for her roles in Singin' in the Rain and The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

Family full of talent: Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher, died of a stroke the day after her daughter’s death. She was known for her roles in Singin’ in the Rain and The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

Debbie was an acting legend like her daughter and starred in films such as Singin’ in the Rain with Gene Kelly, The Unsinkable Molly Brown and Disney Channel’s hit film series Halloweentown.

Billie began her acting career in 2015, when she was 23 years old, with a small role in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.

She then starred in Scream Queens, Billionaire Boys Club, Booksmart, and American Horror Story.

The beauty recently attended the premiere of her newest movie, Ticket to Paradise, on Sept. 7, starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts.

Cutest couple: Billie attended the premiere of her movie Ticket to Paradise on September 7 with her husband Austen Rydell while she was still pregnant with their second child

Cutest couple: Billie attended the premiere of her movie Ticket to Paradise on September 7 with her husband Austen Rydell while she was still pregnant with their second child

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