Want to know what happened when Sarah Paulson met prosecutor Marcia Clark, the woman she's playing to great acclaim on FX's The People v. O.J. Simpson?

Tequila. Lots and lots of tequila happened.

"It was the most fun. We drank tequila all night. We shut the place down. We never stopped laughing," Clark tells Larry King of what went down when the duo finally met for dinner.

Clark appears on Friday's edition of Larry King Now, and shares with the interviewing legend what it's really like watching such a true-to-life adaptation of something she lived through ("I didn't think I'd even be able to watch it," she confesses.)

She also reveals what it's really like to watch someone portray some of the hardest moments in your life.

American Crime Story, The People v. O.J. Simpson, Marcia Clark, Sarah Paulson


"I love Sarah Paulson and I've been a fan of hers for 1,000 years. There's nothing she does that isn't brilliant, so of course I knew this would be too, and it is—nuanced and empathic. She's amazing. I don't have enough words," Clark tells King. "But it's very difficult to watch someone be you, especially in the context of this trial. I know she's getting it right, I know she's really doing it, but because she does it so well, I'm re-experiencing all the pain."

Clark continues, "She shows you what I was feeling like on the inside, and that's something that I always wanted to remain hidden."

Press play on the video above for more of Clark's thoughts on the FX show and what it's been like to watch it play out on the small screen.

Clark's Larry King Now interview debuts at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET on Friday, March 25.

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