After William Shatner traveled to area, George Takei referred to his former ‘Star Trek’ co-star as ‘a guinea pig’ and shaded his age and physique throughout an interview.
The feud between George Takei and William Shatner is again within the headlines. The former Star Trek co-stars have had beef for years, and it turned obvious that issues haven’t modified when George, 84, shaded William, 90, whereas talking to Page Six on the Broadway opening of Thoughts of a Colored Man on Wednesday, October 13. When requested about William’s historic spaceflight on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, George stated, “He’s boldly going where other people have gone before,” earlier than including, “He’s a guinea pig, 90 years old and it’s important to find out what happens.” Shots fired!
George additionally body-shamed William when criticizing his former film co-star. “So 90 years old is going to show a great deal more on the wear and tear on the human body, so he’ll be a good specimen to study,” stated George. “Although he’s not the fittest specimen of 90 years old, so he’ll be a specimen that’s unfit!”
The Oct. 13 spaceflight was a fairly large deal for William, who turned the oldest individual to go to area. The actor snatched that file from 82-year-old Mary Wallace “Wally” Funk, who flew to area with Bezos and others in July. William’s flight was broadcast dwell on the Blue Origin YouTube Channel. When the crew touched down again on Earth, William gave a moving speech and known as the journey “unbelievable.” He added, “To see the blue color go right by you, and then you’re staring at blackness, that’s the thing… It was so moving.”
William rose to stardom for taking part in Captain James Kirk on the unique Star Trek. George, in the meantime, performed Hikaru Sulu within the sci-fi franchise. The two actors haven’t gotten alongside in years, and George most not too long ago addressed the feud in a People interview again in 2015. “It’s not tension, it’s all coming from Bill,” George stated. “Whenever he needs a little publicity for a project, he pumps up the so-called controversy between us.”
To add to the drama, William has claimed earlier than that he was not invited to George’s 2008 marriage ceremony to Brad Altman. George, nevertheless, denied these claims in his People interview. “Two months after my wedding, he went on YouTube and ranted and raved about our not sending him an invitation,” the actor stated. “We had. If he had an issue, he could have easily just phoned us before the wedding, simple as that. But he didn’t.”