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Carrie Fisher sent Marcia Clark flowers during the O.J. Simpson trial

During the O.J. Simpson trial, Carrie Fisher supported prosecutor Marcia Clark.

In “Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge,’” Clark tells writer Sheila Weller that she needed to ask Decide Lance Ito during the televised trial for a half-day off to cope with child-care points. “I believed I used to be gonna get slammed by the public with ‘She will’t deal with it as a prosecutor! Girls can’t do that job!’ ” she stated.

However Clark walked into courtroom the subsequent day, and there was a “enormous basket of flowers from Carrie, with a observe that was so empathic and proper on, it made me suppose, ‘Oh, my God … That is what I wanted!’”

The 2 had not but met, however like Clark, Fisher was additionally a single mother at the time. The ebook’s out Nov. 12 from Sarah Crichton Books/FSG.

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