Carrie Fisher Reveals ‘Intense’ Romance With Harrison Ford

Carrie Fisher is finally going public with a secret she has guarded closely for 40 years: When she was 19, she and Harrison Ford, then a 33-year-old married father of two, had a whirlwind three-month affair while filming the original Star Wars in 1976.

“It was so intense,” the actress-author, 60, tells PEOPLE exclusively of the real-life romance die-hard fans of the franchise have wished for since Han Solo and Princess Leia captured hearts on-screen.

 “It was Han and Leia during the week, and Carrie and Harrison during the weekend,” she says.

After stumbling on often angst-ridden journals she kept while filming on location in London, she felt the time had come to open up about the formative experience.

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