Harrison Ford Breaks Silence Over Carrie Fisher's Memoir, 'Star Wars' Affair

From Rolling Stone - September 14, 2017

Harrison Ford was tight-lipped when asked about his reaction to lateStar Wars costar Carrie Fisher's revealing memoir during a recent interview, but the actor did manage to share one brief thought on the matter.

"It was strange. For me," he said in GQ's new cover story. In 2016, Fisher dropped a bombshell on fans of the franchise when she revealed in her memoir, The Princess Diarist, that she and Ford had an affair while on the set of the film that started the franchise,1977's Star Wars: Episode IVA New Hope.

At the time, Fisher was 19 and Ford was 33and married to his first wife, Mary Marquardt, with whom he had two children.

The steadfastly private actor admitted that he was given advance warning that Fisher planned to write about their affair ("to a degree"), but declined to go into detail about his reaction.

"Oh, I do not know. I do not know," he said. "You know, with Carrie's untimely passing, I do not really feel that it's a subject that I want to discuss."


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