Ever since Carrie Fisher revealed yesterday that her and her Star Wars co-star Harrison Ford had an affair during the A New Hope, everyone has been wondering what the man himself has to say.
“He went, ‘Lawyer!’ ” Fisher told People Magazine.
The actress-author, 60, took his reaction as playful, if resigned, and assured her Star Wars costar she’d send him an early copy and said she was open to any notes.
Indeed, Fisher, who was just 19 at the time of their whirlwind romance during the original Star Wars shoot, sent Ford an early manuscript for The Princess Diarist, exclusively excerpted in this week’s issue of PEOPLE Magazine.
“I called him and said, ‘Where are you? I’m sending it to you,’ ” she recalls. “I don’t want to embarrass anyone and he’s very private. I said, ‘I know you’re not going to be excited but …’ ”
You can read more in Carrie’s new book due to release at the end of the month