Carrie Fisher Reveals She Had Affair With Harrison Ford While Filming Original Star Wars

Written by Vanessa Hojda
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If you’re one of the Star Wars fans who is convinced that Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford’s chemistry was too good to be fiction, then you’re in for some good news. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Carrie and Harrison were involved in an ‘intense’ affair during the filming of 'A New Hope.' At the time, Harrison was 33 and married to Mary Marquardt while Carrie was 19.

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In an interview with People magazine, Carrie opened up about the affair. She said it was ‘so intense’ and that the relationship was casual. ‘It was Han and Leia during the week, and Carrie and Harrison during the weekend,’ she said.

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Recently, Carrie decided to curate a set of journals she kept while filming Star Wars in London. She decided to compile and edit them into a book called 'The Princess Diarist,' which will be released on November 22.

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Carrie told Harrison that she would reveal the affair in her book, and even sent him a copy in advance so he could send her any notes he saw fit. According to People, his response was to jokingly say ‘Lawyer!’ when Carrie called him. It was a ‘playful, if resigned’ reaction to Carrie’s decision to reveal the affair.

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Recently, Carrie decided to curate a set of journals she kept while filming Star Wars in London. She decided to compile and edit them into a book called 'The Princess Diarist,' which will be released on November 22.

Carrie told Harrison that she would reveal the affair in her book, and even sent him a copy in advance so he could send her any notes he saw fit. According to People, his response was to jokingly say ‘Lawyer!’ when Carrie called him. It was a ‘playful, if resigned’ reaction to Carrie’s decision to reveal the affair.

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