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Carrie Fisher, Ellen DeGeneres

Michael Rozman

 Carrie Fisher is an actress, an author, and now, a saleswoman.

The star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Monday, where she opened up about reprising her role as Princess Leia in the seventh installment in the series. Asked to reflect upon the 1977 movie that started it all, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, the 59-year-old actress joked, "People do ask me, and I think that's the craziest question: 'Did you know it was going to be that big of a hit?' So now, I say, 'Yes. In fact, I thought it would be bigger and I'm let down.' So, I know this one's going to do well, too, because I'm psychic."

Ellen DeGeneres then showed old photos of Fisher onscreen. "What I look like now is not my fault. Medication did it," the actress joked. "Years of living longer makes you look worse. Who knew about that? It's really upsetting. See, I looked good then but didn't know it then either...I think when I am 70, I'm going to wish that I wished what I looked like when I was with you."

Prior to talking in-studio, DeGeneres and Fisher hit the streets to get people excited for the movie, in theaters Friday. "We had signs and we wanted to see how many people we could get to give tickets to the opening night of Star Wars," the host said. "This was just this afternoon."

Cue the video, which showed the two both wearing Princess Leia's iconic buns. Laughing at herself, the actress joked, "Carrie Fisher and stupid hair—again!" When cars didn't pull over at first, Fisher told DeGeneres, "See, it's not as popular as you think."

Lo and behold, one woman stopped her car to hear the stars' proposal. "Normally they're $500 for a pair, because you can't get 'em anymore," DeGeneres told her. Fisher said the tickets were "like gold," but the host humorously corrected her. "They are like gold, but for more," she said.

"So, how much money do you have?" DeGeneres asked.

"I have like $150," the woman replied. "But, like, on my debit card." DeGeneres, 57, remained undeterred, asking, " What do you have in your trunk? We'll trade you. It pays to be a hoarder."

When another woman inquired about tickets, she told DeGeneres, "I love you!"

"Do you love me also?" Fisher asked.

"Uh, I don't know you yet," the woman admitted.

"I'm Princess Leia!" Fisher explained.

"Oh!" the woman said. "Now I know!"

Fisher also encountered a Star Wars superfan who just so happened to be roaming the streets with a lightsaber in hand. To get tickets to the movie on opening night, DeGeneres and Fisher asked him to do a handstand and sing the Star Wars theme song. Of course, he eagerly obliged.

"Force be with you!" he told Fisher before running off.

To see how DeGeneres and Fisher fared with others, watch the video now.