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Here's J.J. Abrams Pretending To Be Chewbacca With “Chewbacca Mom” And James Corden

Candace Payne also received a message from Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca, during her appearance on The Late Late Show With James Corden.

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We've all seen the video of 37-year-old Candace Payne being absolutely hysterical after putting on a Chewbacca mask.

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It is now the most viewed Facebook Live video of all time, having been watched 139 million times and counting.

In an interview with BuzzFeed News on Sunday, Payne said she was taken aback by the video's popularity. “It’s kind of surreal, in all honesty. It’s very cool, but man, very surreal,” she said.

On Monday, she once again donned the mask for a sketch on The Late Late Show With James Corden alongside Star Wars director J.J. Abrams.

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Abrams then puts on a Chewbacca mask and has a conversation with Payne.

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The message read:

Candace, you are an inspiration. Your attitude and lovely message really resonates and spreading the message the good word of Star Wars with a heart, well, it's so much of why we do what we do.

I'd love to get to meet you and your family in person. In two weeks we have Dallas Fan Expo in your own hometown and my hometown. I have acquired four VIP passes for you and your family to come with the show. I've also set up a private meet and greet so we can catch up whilst you are there. All my love, Peter.

You can watch the surprise here.

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