Carrie Fisher Recalls Moment She Got A Vibrator For Christmas

From her mum no less

Carrie Fisher's totally frank and open nature is just one reason why we absolutely love her (being Princess Leia also ranks up there) – if you haven't read any of her books then you really need to.

We can imagine that when the producers of this year's 8 Out of 10 Cats Christmas special managed to book the Star Wars icon, they were hoping for her to drop a few zingers.

We're not sure even they were expecting this revelation though...

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"I don't know how to say this..." says host Jimmy Carr. "Did you Mum get your a vibrator for Christmas?"

"She got one for my grandmother and for myself," Fisher replied.

"And my grandmother refused to use it because she thought it would short-circuit her pacemaker."

If you didn't already know, Carrie Fisher's mother is screen icon Debbie Reynolds, which just makes this story even more incredible.

8 Out of 10 Cats Christmas special.

Carrie Fisher recently revealed in her new book The Princess Diarist that she had an affair with Harrison Ford during the filming of Star Wars – Episode IV: A New Hope.

"I had no idea it would cause such a sensation," she later said on The Graham Norton Show. "400,000 news sites picked up on it and it became a little embarrassing.

"They made a lot of things up which I've now had to talk about – I never said he was bad in bed!"