Performing artist Carrie Fisher has uncovered a mystery she kept for a long time. In 1976, while shooting the first of the famous Star Wars movies, she had an affair with co-star Harrison Ford.
Ms Fisher, now 60, told People Magazine that the affair lasted three months. She was given a role as the female lead, Princess Leia. Mr Ford, 74, played Han Solo, maverick pilot and Leia's love interest.
Carrie Fisher was then 19, Harrison Ford a 33-year-old married father of two. For both, Star Wars was the primary enormous break. They showed up as Han Solo and Princess Leia in the initial three movies and rejoined for a year ago's portion, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
"It was so extreme," the on-screen character creator said of the genuine sentiment resolute Star Wars fans have wished into being as far back as Han Solo and Princess Leia caught hearts.
"It was Han and Leia amid the week, and Carrie and Harrison amid the end of the week," Ms Fisher told People Magazine.
Ms Fisher chose the time had come to talk up after she risked upon old diaries composed while she was taping on area in London.
"It has been 40 years," said Ms Fisher, who has gathered her encounters on the arrangements of the Star Wars establishment into a book titled The Princess Diarist, selections from which showed up in People Magazine.
In it, she was racked without anyone else question when she went through the night with Harrison Ford surprisingly after a birthday party for chief George Lucas. "I investigated at Harrison. A saint's face – a couple strands of hair fell over his honorable, marginally wrinkled forehead," she composes.
"How might you solicit such a sparkling example from a man to be happy with any semblance of me?"
The sentiment, which Ms Fisher claims overwhelmed her, ran its course however she has just the fondest of recollections. "I was so unpracticed, yet I trusted something about him. He was caring."
Harrison Ford has not reacted to Carrie Fisher's disclosure. He is presently hitched to performing artist Calista Flockhart.
Carrie Fisher was hitched to artist Paul Simon for a year in the '80s.