Michael J. Fox Shares Hilarious Princess Diana 'Back to the Future' Story
Michael J. Fox says the world premiere of Back to the Future was memorable for a few reasons, one being that Princess Diana sat next to him — but he called it a "nightmare." The beloved actor dropped by The Tonight Show on Wednesday to mostly talk with Jimmy Fallon about his new book: No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality.
Fallon said he wanted to get to the bottom of a few rumors about Fox's past, which is when he asked if it was true Princess Diana sat next to him at the Back to the Future premiere in London.
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Fox confirmed the story was true.
"She was sitting next to me, and the lights go down and I realize I am one fake yawn and arm-stretch away from being on a date," Fox joked. "But then what happened, the movie started and I had to go pee. So, I am sitting there in agony. I can't say anything to her, and I can't turn my back on her. So the rest of the night was a nightmare, a pee-floating nightmare."
Asked if she enjoyed the film, Fox recalled, "She seemed to laugh a couple of times — she wasn't booing it."
Watch the full interview below.
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