English singer-songwriter James Blunt, who is also a close friend with Carrie Fisher confirmed to the Australian Channel 10 that Carrie Fisher will be reprising her role in Star Wars: Episode 7...
The report comes from JediNews' Facebook page.
"Darryl J Wilson from down-under reporting that on the Australian Channel 10 news show 'The Project' British pop musician James Blunt, who lived with Carrie Fisher for some time, confirmed that she will be reprising her role in Ep 7. Even though Blunt is a renowned jokester , it seemed legit".
Fisher had a close relationship with James Blunt while he was working on his album Back to Bedlam in 2003.
"I was introduced (to Fisher) through friends in London and I said, 'I've got a record deal and I'm going to Los Angeles' and she said, 'well where are you staying' and I said, 'I have nowhere'.
"She said, 'well then you're staying at my house' and she put me in her guest room and put a cardboard cutout of her outside my room to protect me at night with her from the Star Wars movie, with the hair in the buns and she'd even written her date of birth on her forehead and her date of death."
Vanity Fair's George Wayne even asked Fisher to explain if their relationship was sexual. Fisher dismissed the suggestion:
"Absolutely not, but I did become his therapist. He was a soldier. This boy has seen awful stuff. Every time James hears fireworks or anything like that, his heart beats faster, and he gets 'fight or flight.' You know, he comes from a long line of soldiers dating back to the 10th century. He would tell me these horrible stories. He was a captain, a reconnaissance soldier. I became James’s therapist. So it would have been unethical to sleep with my patient."
So you can indeed see that they are both renowned jokesters so take this with a pinch of salt...