Harrison Ford finally opens up about affair with ‘Star Wars’ co-star Carrie Fisher — sort of

Harrison Ford’s most famous roles are those of rogues who were more action than words, but Han Solo from “Star Wars” and Indiana Jones were always given funny lines to keep things light.

Ford does not have his characters’ gift for quick quips. He has always been notoriously private, so it comes as no surprise that when he finally broke his silence about his affair with “Star Wars” co-star Carrie Fisher we learned … well, not much.

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GQ broached the issue during an interview published this week, and it quickly pointed out that Ford showed very little interest in adding details to the 1977 affair that Fisher exposed in her 2016 book “The Princess Diarist.” At the time of their off-screen relationship, Fisher was 19 and Ford 33 and married with two children, and the co-stars were still little-known actors filming what would become one of the biggest box-office smashes of all time.

Ford says Fisher writing about the affair so many years later was “strange” for him, but that he had some advance notice of it.

When pressed further, Ford clammed up.

“Oh, I don’t know. I don’t know,” he said. “You know, with Carrie’s untimely passing, I don’t really feel that it’s a subject that I want to discuss.”

Fisher died at the age of 60 on Dec. 27, 2016, four days after going into cardiac arrest while on a commercial flight between London and Los Angeles.

Perhaps Ford’s biggest revelation was that he hasn’t read “The Princess Diarist,” in which Fisher gives a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of “Star Wars.” It would turn out to be her final book.

Ford and Fisher’s “Star Wars” characters — Solo and Princess Leia — had possibly the most famous love affair in science fiction movie history. The

Source:: East Bay – Entertainment

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