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    Carrie Fisher Briefly Hospitalized After Suffering Bipolar Incident Aboard Cruise Ship

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    This is one trip Carrie Fisher would very much like to forget.

    The former Star Wars princess turned screenwriter turned performance artist was reportedly hospitalized for an incident relating to her bipolar disorder after an appearance on a Holland America Caribbean cruise on Saturday.

    Fisher—who went public with her struggles with prescription drug addiction and bipolar disorder in her 2008 memoir, Wishful Drinking, which she turned into a successful one-woman show—was the secret celebrity guest headliner aboard the Eurodam.

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    But as video of her performance posted to YouTube can attest, the actress was clearly not at her best, at one point meandering around incoherently on stage and offering a very wobbly rendition of a couple of tunes while her dog went potty next to her.

    A publicist for Fisher was quoted by TMZ stating that her bizarre behavior was the result of a bipolar condition and that she has since sought medical attention.

    "There was a medical incident related to Carrie Fisher's bipolar disorder," the rep told the site. "She went to the hospital briefly to adjust her medication and is feeling much better now."

    Jeff Gundvaldson, president of RSVP Vacations, the company that booked the actress for the cruise, told E! News that she indeed did perform, but he had no comment on her condition other than to refer to the statement released by her rep.

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    Another person who was on the cruise and witnessed the meltdown said in another post that Fisher appeared fine at Half Moon Cay (Holland America's private island in the Bahamas) and "was genuinely a very warm and seemingly wonderful person."

    A rep for Holland America was unavailable for comment.

    In any case we wish Carrie a speedy recovery and hope she gets her sea legs back!

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