In the wake of a celebrity death, there is always a list of famous names that the world expects to hear from.
When George Michael died on Christmas Day, the media compulsively refreshed the social media pages of Elton John and his ex Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley, waiting for their heartfelt statements.
In the wake of Carrie Fisher’s death on Wednesday, fans waited hours to hear from her Star Wars co-star Harrison Ford.
He said she was “one-of-a-kind” and “lived her life bravely”.
And her mother Debbie Reynolds, who died just one day after her daughter, was quick to post on Facebook.
Now we have heard from her cherished therapy bulldog and companion, Gary.