Carrie Fisher Had the Perfect Gift for a Sexual Predator

Don't mess with Carrie Fisher
By Josh Rosenblatt,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 16, 2017 5:15 PM CDT
Carrie Fisher Once Gave a Cow Tongue to a Sexual Predator
   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

With the Harvey Weinstein scandal engulfing Hollywood and people around the film industry wondering what can be done to prevent sexual harassment, the late actress Carrie Fisher may have the best answer yet, even from beyond the grave. Last week, Heather Ross, a screenwriter and friend of Fisher's, told the hosts of the Morning Mix radio show on 94.9 MixFm in Tucson, Arizona, that after she was sexually assaulted by an "Oscar-winning producer" in 2000, the Star Wars star responded by gifting the producer a cow tongue from Jerry's Famous Deli, Mashable reports. The gift included a note, which said, "If you ever touch my darling Heather or any other woman again, the next delivery will be something of yours in a much smaller box.”

Ross says she met the producer online and that they set up a meeting after he expressed interest in her working on his latest project. After the producer picked her up, he pulled his car over, reached over Ross to recline the passenger-side seat, and got on top of her. Ross told Fisher and two weeks later received an online message from the actress saying she had seen the man at Sony Studios and gone to his office to personally deliver the "gift" in a Tiffany box, complete with a white bow, per Jezebel. "That's who Carrie Fisher was," Ross says. "She put things out there and in your face." (More Carrie Fisher stories.)

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