In a galaxy far, far away, Carrie Fisher hoped Harrison Ford would propose to her. Amid the ‘Star Wars’ co-star’s forbidden affair, the actress fantasized about an engaged ring, with the adorable pet name ‘Carrison’ inscribed on it. Read her wishful confession!
We’ve heard this story many times before — Princess Leia falls in love with Han Solo, boards his Millennium Falcon, and rides off into the sunset with the man of her dreams. But Carrie Fisher‘s, 60, real-life romance with Harrison Ford, 74, didn’t happen that way at all. As described in her book The Princess Diarist, Carrie was only 19 when she and then-34 Harrison began hooking up while filming Star Wars. She “relentlessly” tried to make Harrison fall in love with her, and daydreamed that he would propose with ‘Carrison’ inscribed on her engagement ring. Sorry, honey, Harrison was already married to someone else at the time!
The stud was wed to Mary Marquardt (with whom he has two kids) while starting an affair with Carrie. He knew it was wrong, she did too, but the spark between them wouldn’t die down. In the Star Wars movies, Carrie and the Indiana Jones star play married lovers who go on to have three children together, so it was only a matter of time before that connection ventured offscreen. Harrison and Mary did eventually file for divorce after 14 years together, but there was no mention of Carrie in their separation filings. It was actually Harrison’s reported fascination with strip clubs that drove Mary up the wall.
So, you might be wondering as to how ‘Carrison’ came about. Luckily for us, Carrie’s book has absolutely no shortage of steamy, juicy details! The actress claims Harrison got buzzed on wine at a birthday party for director George Lucas, and made a move on her when he offered to drive her home. “In the taxi, Harrison pulled me back into the seat, moving us closer and closer together until we were two faces, four eyes, one kiss,” she shockingly revealed. Is it getting hot in here?
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of Carrie’s engagement ring hopes? Was she out of her league?