Fans create impromptu Hollywood star for Carrie Fisher

Flowers and candles adorn an impromptu memorial created on a blank Hollywood Walk of Fame star by fans of late actress and author Carrie Fisher, who does not have an official star on the world-famous promenade, in Los Angeles Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016. Paste-on letters spell out her name and the phrase “May the force be with you always. Hope.” (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher didn’t have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, so fans have taken over a blank sidewalk star to pay tribute to the late “Star Wars” actress.

Fan Jason Thomas tells news station KNBC-TV Los Angeles (http://bit.ly/2hx1tj2 ) that he took it upon himself to make a star for Fisher, who died Tuesday at age 60.

Paste-on letters spell out her name and the phrase “May the force be with you always.” Candles and flowers surround the star.

It’s located in front of Hollywood Boulevard’s historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.