Paul Simon offers condolences over ex-wife Carrie Fisher's passing

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Renowned actress Carrie Fisher's ex-husband Paul Simon -- one half of Simon & Garfunkel -- took to Twitter early Wednesday morning to offer his condolences, writing, "Yesterday was a horrible day. Carrie was a special, wonderful girl. It's too soon."

Fisher -- who passed away on Tuesday, at the age of 60, following a heart attack and subsequent hospitalization last week -- was married to Simon briefly from 1983 to 1984.

The two met while Fisher was filming the original Star Wars movie in 1977, dating and movie into an apartment together shortly after. Though they suffered relationship problems surrounding Fisher's drug use at the time, the two married in 1983 and divorced a year later.

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Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher during Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher Wedding - August 16, 1983 at Paul Simon's Central Park West Apartment in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher during Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher Wedding - August 16, 1983 at Paul Simon's Central Park West Apartment in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Penny Marshall, Paul Simon, and Carrie Fisher during Celebrating Simon & Garfunkel Concert in Central Park at Savoy Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon during Fundraising Party for 'Mark Green for Congress' - August 12, 1980 at Empire State Building in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 2: Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher attend the opening of 'Gilda Radner - Live From New York' on August 2, 1979 at the Winter Garden Theater in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon (Photo by Tom Wargacki/WireImage)
(Original Caption) New York: Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and songwriter Paul Simon turn out at the Delecorte Theater in New York's Central Park for a tribute to Broadway producer Joseph Papp.
Dick Cavett, Carrie Fisher, Paul Simon and guest during Steve Martin Opening - October 11, 1978 at Carnagie Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Paul Simon with Carry Fisher at a casual event; circa 1960; New York. (Photo by Art Zelin/Getty Images)
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Following their divorce the two dated on-and-off for a decade, with Simon creating his 1983 song "Hearts and Bones" about Fisher. The track's lyrics detail their relationship: "The arc of a love affair/ Waiting to be restored/ You take two bodies and you twirl them into one/ Their hearts and their bones/ And they won't come undone."


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