'My mum loves you' comment didn't go down well with Harrison Ford, says Daisy Ridley

'My mum loves you' comment didn't go down well with Harrison Ford, says Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley offended Harrison Ford on the first day of filming 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

The 23-year-old actress, who was cast alongside the Hollywood icon in the J.J. Abrams-directed sci-fi movie, has revealed how she managed to insult her co-star by revealing her mother is a huge fan of his.

She recalled: "I did say when I first met him: 'Oh my mum loves you,' and he said: 'Oh. Great'."

But once Daisy recognised that Harrison - who is reprised the role of Han Solo in the new movie - was offended by her remark, she quickly added: "Oh, I love you too!"

Daisy suffered another embarrassing on-set incident with Harrison when she mistakenly sat in his seat in the legendary Millennium Falcon spacecraft.

She told The Sun newspaper: "You have seen a couple of shots of us getting into the Falcon. I did sit in the pilot's chair and he was like: 'That is mine,' which was kind of insane."

However, the London-born star was thrilled at getting the opportunity to work with the 73-year-old actor, who she described as a "cool guy".

She shared: "It is that thing, he is Harrison Ford and is such a cool guy and a really lovely person to work with."

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