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Billie Lourd, daughter of the late Carrie Fisher, has issued a statement explaining why she did not invite her mother's siblings to the Star Wars Walk of Fame ceremony in LA 

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Lourd claims her uncle and aunts tried to capitalize on Fisher's death in 2016 and did not invite them to the event.

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BLourd stated that her relatives processed their grief publicly by doing interviews and selling books after Fisher's death. 

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She also claimed they tried to profit from the death of her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds. 

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 Lourd said she found out about her family's actions through the press and that they never consulted her or considered how it would affect their relationship. 

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Fisher's brother, Todd, said it was "heartbreaking and shocking" that he was intentionally omitted from the event.

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Lourd said that she was very hurt by her family's actions and apologized for having to defend herself publicly. 

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