Adam Sandler once shared the hilarious story of how Hollywood icon Harrison Ford asked Sandler to wash his car. Sandler was at a party at Carrie Fisher’s home that day when Ford recognized the up-and-comer and invited Young SNL star for his house.
Adam Sandler shares details of Harrison Ford’s strange invitation
During a 2017 interview conan, host Conan O’Brien talks with Sandler about working with Fisher, who designed the script for the wedding Singer. This prompted the funny man to tell the story of Ford’s bizarre invitation.
“We got close with Carrie and when she was doing the rewrites on our movie, she had this famous party in town… where everyone would come, all these huge celebrities,” Sandler recalled. invited.”
He admitted that he “wasn’t really big enough to be in that party” at the time.
The actor continued, “So, he invites us over, we come to the party… This is the biggest star in the world we grew up with. Pacino is out there, just all these women we’ve loved over the years , and then Harrison Ford. He’s a great man.”
“And I’m like 25, or whatever I was,” Sandler said. “And then Harrison Ford looks at me … gives me like, ‘Is that you?’ Kind of thing… and then he comes on and he’s like, ‘You’re that guy’ billy madison…’ He goes, ‘I’d like you to come to my house’ and I was like, ‘Yeah…’”
Naturally, Sandler was excited to receive the invitation. “And then he goes, ‘And I’d like you to wash my car,’” the actor recalled. “He goes, ‘My kids think you’re funny and that’s going to be just a kick for them to see this.’ And I was like, ‘Okay.’”
Sandler said Ford “can do whatever he wants, he’s a stud.”
Adam Sandler and Harrison Ford became friends
Sandler recounts the Harrison Ford story in an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show “Did Adam do it?” During a game called DeGeneres, DeGeneres had to determine whether Sandler’s story about Ford was real. He revealed that it had indeed happened.
Sandler recalled that it was in his debut SNL Livelihood. “I was there, I was a young man. I think I was on saturday night live Maybe a year or two, I was about 24 or something,” he explained. “And Harrison Ford was there and he looked at me and he said, ‘Oh my god.’ I said, ‘Oh my god, Harrison Ford knows me.’”
Sandler continued, “He goes, ‘My kids like you,’ and I said, ‘Oh that’s great.’ He goes, ‘Would you ever want to come to my house… and wash my car? It would really make him laugh.’”
The actor said that he did not go to Ford’s house and wash his car, but over the years the two have become friends. “I know him well now,” Sandler said. Sandler shared, “Twice in a row, when our neighborhood was on fire, we had to check-in to a hotel and Harrison was in the same hotel.” He said that he “sat and talked with Harrison in the same hotel and talked about ‘when will this fire end’ and stuff like that.”
“I now consider myself tight with Harrison,” Sandler said.
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