William Shatner Reacts to Prince William's Disapproval of Space Race (Exclusive)
William Shatner is responding to Prince William's criticism of space travel. ET's Nischelle Turner spoke with the 90-year-old actor on Thursday, one day after he traveled to space, and Shatner was quick to defend his journey, and space travel as a whole.
"He's a lovely Englishman. He's going to be king of England one day," Shatner told ET of the Duke of Cambridge. "He's a lovely, gentle, educated man, but he's got the wrong idea."
Shatner, best known for playing Captain Kirk on Star Trek, went to space with Blue Origin, the company founded by Jeff Bezos, as one of four passengers on board the New Shepard NS-18 ship.
Though the duke didn't mention Bezos by name, he told BBC, "We need some of the world's greatest brains and minds …
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