Princess Leia - Carrie Fisher admits that she did cocaine on the sets of Star Wars

October 12th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has admitted that at the height of her drug addiction, she sniffed cocaine on the set of the sci-fi movie, “The Empire Strikes Back”.

The star is famous for her role in the highly successful franchise, Star Wars. She plays the role of Princess Leia in the sci-fi epic.

The star has revealed more than enough of her struggle with her drug and prescription drug addiction in her new memoir, Wishful Drinking. The star battled drug addiction for several years.

During an interview to promote her new book in the Australian capital Sidney, the star revealed that during the filming of the Star Wars Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back in 1980, the star revealed that she was indulged in drugs.

The revelation has shocked all who heard that she snuffed the “white powder” while sitting on the movie’s famous ice planet set during the filming.

She however further revealed that she didn’t like cocaine so much when she snuffed it but she needed it to get high. She said “I didn’t eve like coke that much. It was just a case of getting on whatever train I needed to take to get high.”

The revelation will undoubtedly shock her numerous fans worldwide.

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