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Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd has been following in her mom's footsteps in recent years. She has a built-in fandom and a budding acting career, and has even appeared in the most recent Disney and Lucasfilm-led Star Wars films. In the time since her mother's passing, she's paid tribute to the legendary Carrie Fisher many times, and she most recently nodded back to her mother's legacy at an unexpected place: a Los Angeles Dodgers game. Lourd shared a lengthy post with fans, noting,
The slew of photos taken at the Dodgers game include some wonderful shots of Billie Lourd making faces with buns in her hair, as well as some candid photos she took with some of the players and costumed Star Wars characters who also attended the big ball game. The look is a nod to her famous mother, but is also how her Star Wars character styled her hair in the recent movies. Perhaps our favorite close-up, however, was a simple shot of the buns up close. Of course, Billie Lourd's look isn't quite as intricate as Princess Leia's, but it's still a wonderful reminder that mother and daughter were able to appear in movies together before Carrie Fisher's untimely death in 2016.
Billie Lourd has previously credited her mother for advising her to stick with acting, noting that it was her mother who noticed how comfortable Lourd was with working on set. She's said prior:
[On set] my mother would pull me aside and be like, 'It's weird that you're so comfortable here. This is the most uncomfortable environment in the world. If you're comfortable here, you should do this.'
As part of the big Star Wars-oriented appearance, Billie Lourd was asked to throw out the first pitch at the game between the LA Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants. Her pitch was unremarkable, but the faces she made while attempting a good show of her baseball skills were worth noting. You can take a look at her arm skills, below.
All in all, Billie Lourd's attendance at Star Wars night was a reminder that the actress has done well with following in her mother's footsteps and sticking around for the Star Wars fandom. You can next see Billie Lourd in Billionaire Boys Club, as well as Booksmart. We'll keep you updated if she makes any more appearances that remind us of her famous and beloved mother. Of course, Carrie Fisher may not be in Star Wars: Episode IX, but her legacy should live on in the series, as well.