Mark Hamill writes emotional goodbye letter to Carrie Fisher
The actor, best known for his role in “Star Wars” as Luke Skywalker, opened up in an essay for The Hollywood Reporter on Monday about what it was really like to be Princess Leia’s brother for nearly four decades.
“When you were in her good graces, you couldn’t have more fun with any person on the planet … And then you could go 180 degrees opposite, where you were furious with one another and wouldn’t speak for weeks and weeks,” Hamill wrote.
“But that’s all part of what makes a relationship complete. It’s not all one sided. Like I say, she was a handful. She was high maintenance. But my life would have been so much drabber and less interesting if she hadn’t been the friend that she was.”
Fisher died on Dec. 27 at age 60 after suffering a heart attack four days earlier during a flight from London to Los Angeles. Hamill remained relatively quiet following her death, tweeting that he was “devastated” by the loss and later posting a short tribute on Facebook.
In the Hollywood Reporter piece, he described how despite having its ups and downs, his relationship with Fisher was one he deeply cherished.
“She was able to make you feel like…